I get really enthusiastic when some asks me about storytelling, and how important it is to your VO career to develop and hone your storytelling skills.
So, every so often, I like to roll out items from this list from Emma Coats, who used to work at Pixar as a story artist, and who serially tweeted Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling.
I’m sharing with you one of these rules every so often, along with how you can apply each rule to your VO artistry.
Today, Rule 21… Continue Reading →
On-camera, VO, commercials, theatre…we find ourselves as performers being asked to open our little suitcases and show the buyers our wares.
Auditioning can be the most stressful actions we’re asked to take. I watch people sweat bullets in the waiting room, and always have the same piece of powerful advice.
Just listen to what Michael Kostroff has to say about it.
And what’s his most powerful piece of advice? Continue Reading →
We base the VO2GoGo curriculum on world-class acting skills and resources, regardless of the venue (film, TV, on-mic, stage, etc.) And most of our VO2GoGo Pros are actors in most if not all of those categories. And from time to time, we let you know about the most effective of these resources.
And as I’m the narrator, I’m pretty proud of it. Want to to get it? Continue Reading →
You don’t often think about how slowly you work with your computer, until the moment someone shows you a very cool move that makes you substantially more efficient.
This is one of those moments. Continue Reading →
Revising a 30 second spot is pretty easy – you’re usually done with everything in a matter of minutes.
Big, long term projects like audiobooks require a bit more planning and forethought.
Here’s an easy way to manage that. Continue Reading →
I’ve seen a lot of VO artists and actors chasing their tails when it comes to keeping up with casting directors. They move around a lot, because, like us, once they finish one job, it’s then their job to find another job. Which usually means a new show or commercial project, and a new office, which isn’t always announced. And you want to find out. And you don’t have the time, do you?
I’ve got the answer, and for one week, it’s free for you to use. Continue Reading →
There’s yet another area on the VO2GoGo website, one that helps Pro members (along with everyone else who stops by) to get things done.
I’m calling it the VO2GoGo Labs. And I want your suggestions for what content I should include for you as I continue to build it. Continue Reading →