Atlanta Voiceover Studio

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

30 episodes of Atlanta Voiceover Studio since the first episode, which aired on March 4th, 2019.

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    Episode 30: Real Life VO Journey with Chloe Dolandis

    May 1st, 2022  |  29 mins 51 secs

    Chloe was exposed to voiceover at a young age and her career has been a long and interesting one. Working for brands like Universal Studios, HBO Latin America, Nickelodeon, HP, Harley-Davidson, and others, she has achieved great accolades. Her career has not been completely smooth though. Hear her talk about some of the challenges she faced, how she got through them and what she wishes she knew from the start.

    We also talk about -
    The one thing that has helped her most in her VO career
    Advice for beginners
    And advice for seasoned voice actors

    Sign up for Chloe’s Agent Rep Prep Class here: https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/what-we-offer-classes-agent-rep-prep-class/

    Check out our BONUS questions with CHLOE on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where Chloe gives the best VO advice she’s received, her favorite VO genre and what makes a great VO talent.

    CLICK HERE for 15% off a Voice123 Membership ($359 tier and up) - https://bit.ly/3uPpO8i
    Terms & Conditions - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CcYMkdLxWfbmwbvu-mwaurLNtWYVpIBgkJpOQTYLDwc/edit?usp=sharing

    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

    **Sign up for FREE weekly VO tips: https://bit.ly/AVSemail

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    Episode 29: BEING A VO ENTREPRENEUR with Marc Guss

    April 1st, 2022  |  56 mins 9 secs

    Marc Guss is co-founder of ACM Talent (Voiceover Management Agency) and a top global social media influencer in his field. Vice president for over a decade at William Morris, Marc represented A-list celebrity and iconic voiceover talent. He is a Syracuse University College of Law graduate and a board member of the Society of Voice Arts and Sciences (SOVAS). Marc’s book, Instincts of a Talent Agent: Entrepreneurial Takeaways from an Industry Insider was just released.

    *In this episode, we talk to Marc about: *
    His journey from answering the phones to co-owning ACM
    Difference between an Agent & a Manager
    How to know when you’re ready for a Manager
    What it takes to be a VO entrepreneur
    How can VO talent create their business

    Check out our BONUS questions with MARC on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where he gives us 2 Tips for Social Media Success + Where He Sees VO in 5 Years.

    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    CLICK HERE for 15% off a Voice123 Membership ($359 tier and up)
    See Terms & Conditions

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

    **Sign up for FREE weekly VO tips: https://bit.ly/AVSemail

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    Episode 28: Real Life VO Journey with Jill Perry

    March 1st, 2022  |  28 mins 57 secs

    If you’ve wondered if voiceover is a sustainable career, listen to Jill Perry’s story! She’s been a full-time voiceover talent for 25 years. From working at Starbucks to trading her furniture for web design, Jill has had quite the journey. Her story will make you laugh and cry. She’s one of our private coaches, as well as a Beginner Intensive instructor.

    *More fun stuff in her episode, including - *
    Her first VO job for Lifetime
    How she was the voice of the Statue of Liberty & “sold” jewelry in Japan
    Hear the surprising thing that has helped Jill most in her VO career
    What to expect from Jill’s Beginner Intensive

    Sign up for Jill’s Beginner Intensive Class HERE
    Sign up to do private coaching with Jill HERE

    Check out our BONUS questions with JILL on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where Jill gives the best VO advice she’s received, her favorite VO genre and what makes a great VO talent.

    CLICK HERE for 15% off a Voice123 Membership ($359 tier and up)
    Terms & Conditions

    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

    Sign up for FREE weekly VO tips

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    Episode 27: VO Atlanta Founder Gerald Griffith

    February 1st, 2022  |  35 mins 54 secs

    Gerald Griffith is founder and President of Voiceover City and VO Atlanta, the largest annual VO event. This is the last year of VO Atlanta, so in this episode we talk to Gerald about:

    How did VO Atlanta come about
    What Gerald hopes for the last year of VO Atlanta
    3 Nuggets of Wisdom he’s learned from all the VO experts he’s worked with
    What makes great voice talent
    What to expect from the last year of VO Atlanta

    Sign up for the last VO Atlanta: https://vms.swoogo.com/voatlanta2022

    Check out our BONUS questions with GERALD on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where Gerald gives his advice on how to get the most from VO conferences and what makes great voice talent.

    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

    **Sign up for FREE weekly VO tips: https://bit.ly/AVSemail

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    Episode 26: VOICE123 with Natasha Marchewka

    January 1st, 2022  |  25 mins 26 secs

    Struggle to figure out how to make pay to plays, specifically Voice123, work for you? Natasha Marchewka, co-creator (along with Katherine Tole) of the Voice123 Pros course, is our guest today. She not only talks about how to be successful on Voice123 but gives us some great VO business tips in general!

    In this episode, we cover:
    Natasha’s VO journey
    Tips on how to create a successful voiceover business
    How to have a sustainable VO career
    Actionable things voice talent can do to create a better career
    Advice for getting the most out of Voice123

    She also kicks off our AVS VOICEOVER CHALLENGE! Every WEEKDAY in January, we’re posting a simple challenge on social media to help you create a sustainable business...but in bite-sized chunks. Sign up for our email newsletter because that’s where we’ll send you the “how-to” for each challenge!

    EMAIL NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP:
    https://bit.ly/AVSemail

    Check out our BONUS questions with NATASHA on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where we talk about a helpful Voice123 tip, her most helpful app/tech and the best advice she has to creating a successful VO career.

    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

    Follow Natasha + Sign up for Voice123 Pros:
    https://www.instagram.com/natasha_vox/
    https://www.instagram.com/speechlessvo/
    Sign up for Natasha’s Email Newsletter here: https://natashamarchewka.com
    V123 Pros - https://www.v123pros.com
    Website - https://natashamarchewka.com
    Speechless VO - https://www.youtube.com/speechlessreallifevo

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    Episode 25: Real Life VO Journey with Trevor Johns

    December 1st, 2021  |  23 mins 3 secs

    Trevor Johns has been a voice actor for over 2 decades voicing spots for Scana Energy, Delta Airlines, Coca-Cola, Minit Mart, Virtue HairCare, UPS, and more. With a history in radio and TV/Film, Trevor now shares her experience, insight and knowledge as a Beginner Intensive Class instructor & private coach at Atlanta Voiceover Studio.

    In this episode, we cover:
    How she met her husband (it’s a good story!)
    How she got started in VO
    The most challenging part of her career
    Something she wished she’d known at the beginning of her career
    Advice for beginners and pros

    Check out our BONUS questions with TREVOR on the AVS YOUTUBE CHANNEL where we talk about the BEST VO advice she’s received, her favorite VO genre and what makes a great VO talent.

    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

    Find Trevor Johns:
    http://trevorjohnsvoiceovers.com
    https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/about-our-instructors-trevor-johns/

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    Episode 24: PAY TO PLAYS with Rolf Veldman CEO of Voice123

    November 1st, 2021  |  23 mins 50 secs

    Rolf Veldman is CEO of Voice123, the world’s first and largest online marketplace for professional voice actors. An impassioned storyteller, Rolf considers himself an entrepreneurial historian who loves board games, scuba diving, cycling, and doing his bit to change the world for the better. At Voice123, Rolf spearheads a widely diverse and fully remote team that has set itself the task of crafting the future of the voiceover industry.

    In this episode, we cover:
    What are AI/TTS (Text to Speech Voices)?
    Learn what Voice123 found out from surveying their buyers about AI/TTS voiceover.
    Based on those findings, what is the impact AI/TTS will have on talent and the industry as a whole.
    Reason behind the Backstage & Voice123 merger + what that means for talent
    Behind the scenes look at Voice123 - how it screens buyers, how it filters job opportunities for voice talent and what you can do to increase your opportunities.
    What qualities do the most successful talent possess?

    Check out our BONUS questions with ROLF where we talk about the TOP things buyers are looking for in a voice talent + a breakdown of the Voice123 tiers - why is the purpose & what does it mean for voice talent.

    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

    Voice123
    Announcement of partnering with Backstage
    State of AI voices report

    Find Voice123:
    Facebook
    Twitter
    LinkedIn
    YouTube
    Instagram

    Find Rolf Veldman:
    Twitter
    LinkedIn

    Wanna learn more about how to get the most from Voice123? Check out V123 Pros Course: https://www.v123pros.com/optimizing-v123

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    Episode 23: HOME STUDIOS with James Younger

    October 1st, 2021  |  29 mins 9 secs

    Does setting up a Home Studio intimidate you? Home Studio expert James Younger walks you through some of the top challenges most people face and what to do about them! Don't miss the BONUS questions we asked him (find it on our YouTube page...link below)!

    Sign up for James Intro to Home Studio Set-Ups here
    https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/what-we-offer-workshops-intro-to-home-studio-workshop/

    **Sign up for LEARN ADOBE AUDITION here - https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/what-we-offer-classes-learn-adobe-audition-virtual-class/

    **Sign up for LEARN AUDACITY here - https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/what-we-offer-classes-learn-audacity-virtual-class/

    Learn How to Set up a Home Studio with On-Demand Classes here: https://provoiceovertraining.com

    Check out our BONUS questions with JAMES where we talk about the TOP 3 issues people face setting up a home studio, if you need skill or prior knowledge to set up a home studio & a home studio secret/tip!
    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

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    Episode 22: AUDIOBOOKS with Studio Owner & Narrator Erin Spencer

    September 1st, 2021  |  27 mins 55 secs

    Erin Spencer is an LA based producer and Audie winning narrator and director. She's performed on over 150 audiobooks and directed just as many. She started her own audiobook production company called One Night Stand Studios after working with Penguin Random House, Harper Collins, MacMillan and others.

    **Learn more about Erin on her website: **https://onenightstandstudios.com

    And sign up for her audiobook workshop here: https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/what-we-offer-workshops-audiobook-demo-workshop/

    *Check out our BONUS questions with ERIN here *
    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

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    Episode 21: Real Life VO Journey with Steve Henderson

    August 2nd, 2021  |  13 mins 32 secs

    Steve Henderson (aka Good Pipes VO) is an accomplished voice actor who you will know from a Lays ad, Nascar, Cartoon Network, Georgia-Pacific, Chick-fil-A and more. Steve also teaches The Character of You class at Atlanta Voiceover Studio. He has an amazing, announcer-type voice but struggled to find his natural, authentic voice...which led him to create a curriculum helping others find theirs. In this episode, hear -

    • how he got started in voiceover
    • some of the challenges he's faced along the way
    • advice for other "announcer-type" voiceover talent
    • what he wished at the beginning of his career
    • and why he came up with the curriculum for The Character of You class.

    Also, don't forget to check out Steve's BONUS questions on our YouTube page -

    • the thing Steve did for his career that was most impactful
    • his marketing tips
    • and weird pre-session or audition rituals

    Learn more about Steve on his website: https://goodpipesvo.com

    And sign up for his class here: https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/classes/

    *Check out our BONUS questions with STEVE here *
    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

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    Episode 20: VIDEO GAMES with Andrea Chang of Hi-Rez Studios

    July 1st, 2021  |  32 mins 57 secs

    Andrea Chang is a video game/audio director at Hi-Rez Studios. Hi-Rez is a Georgia-based industry leading video game developer who has worked on SMITE, Paladins, ROGUE and Realm Royale.

    In this episode, we talk about:

    • Andrea's journey into video games
    • How COVID impacted video games
    • Is there a certain type of voice that's best for video games?
    • Are credits important in video games
    • Is improv okay in video game auditions?
    • Can talent self pitch for video games?

    PLUS check out our BONUS questions all about VIDEO GAME DEMOS here -
    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs

    Follow Atlanta Voiceover Studio Here:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

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    Episode 19: Real Voiceover Journey with Aaron Goodson

    June 1st, 2021  |  14 mins 3 secs

    Aaron is one of our Beginner Intensive instructors at Atlanta Voiceover Studio. His voiceover journey went from an accidental acting class to being accepted into NYU's Tisch School of the Arts to 12+ years of teaching teenagers. He's been crushing VO with commercial campaigns with GoPuff, Taco Bell, the NBA and more!

    Sign up for Aaron's Beginner Intensive Class here: https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/classes/

    *PLUS...check out the BONUS interview where we discuss: *

    • Biggest VO Failure
    • What Aaron would tell Beginner VO talent
    • Hardest Thing He's Ever Had to Sell

    *Find the BONUS interview on our YOUTUBE page (or social): *
    YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/gGPFePt8Rfs
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    *FIND AARON HERE: *
    http://aaronsgoodson.com

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

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    Episode 18: DEMOS with ERIC ROMANOWSKI

    May 1st, 2021  |  25 mins 55 secs

    With a background in radio production, Eric Romanowski shifted to focus on producing radio imaging demos. In this podcast, we talk to Eric about what makes a great demo, ways talent can get in the way of an excellent demo, why demos are so important and what are the current demo trends.

    PLUS...check out the BONUS interview where we discuss:

    • Demo No-Nos
    • Things that set VO Talent Apart
    • VO Branding

    Find the BONUS interview on our YOUTUBE page (or social):
    YOUTUBE: https://tinyurl.com/w4v2xbnk
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

    FIND ERIC HERE:
    https://www.earblowingaudio.com

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

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    Episode 17: Voiceover ACTING with Actress Angela Davis

    April 3rd, 2021  |  21 mins 5 secs

    Actress Angela Davis is known for her roles on-screen in The Accountant, The Resident, Cloak & Dagger, P-Valley, along with many others. In addition to acting on screen, Angela teaches acting and is also a voice actress.

    On the podcast, you'll hear:

    • Angela's journey to acting
    • How she ended up adding voiceover to her on screen acting
    • What's different between on screen acting and voiceover

    Join Angela for her ACTING for VOICEOVER WORKSHOP Saturday MAY 8th
    Find out more details here:
    https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/workshops/

    Information on Angela's Acting Classes -
    https://www.acther.com

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

    Follow us on social
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

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    Episode 16: Voiceover Websites with Web Designer Brian Roberts

    March 1st, 2021  |  22 mins 46 secs

    Have you heard that you need a website for your voiceover business but no idea where to start or what needs to be on it? Brian Roberts is a voiceover talent and a website designer. He and his partner Monika Aerodoll create websites for voice actors specifically. In this episode, we talk about:

    • What basic things do you need to get a website up and running.
    • Why is a website important for voice actors.
    • What is SEO and why do we need it?

    Example of Brian's Website: http://talktomebrian.com/
    Contact Brian & Monika:
    [email protected]
    [email protected]

    Atlanta Voiceover Studio & ProVoiceoverTraining's Classes & Workshops -
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

    Follow us on social:
    facebook.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    instagram.com/atlantavoiceoverstudio
    twitter.com/atlvostudio
    tiktok.com/@atlantavoiceoverstudio

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    Episode 15: Real Voiceover Journey with MARIA PENDOLINO

    February 1st, 2021  |  23 mins 39 secs

    Everyone's voiceover journey is different and this episode features the talented Maria Pendolino and her VO journey.

    Maria is an award winning professional voice talent with a background in musical theatre and film. In 2019, she launched MillennialVoiceover.com, aiming to help companies "speak millennial." And she came in second in the "Fastest Talking New Yorker" contest at Madison Square Garden.

    Hear how Maria got where she is and the lessons she learned along the way.

    FOLLOW MARIA:
    https://www.voicebymaria.com

    *FOR VO TRAINING, CLASSES (in-person and virtual) and other RESOURCES, check out - *
    www.AtlantaVoiceoverStudio.com
    www.ProVoiceoverTraining.com

    HOME STUDIO SET-UP RESOURCES
    https://atlantavoiceoverstudio.com/home-studio-help/

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