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New Voice-over Demos!

  Trying to get a head start on the whole “New year, new you” bullshit, I’ve been getting some new voice-over demos ready to roll. I’m also going to try and standardize my spelling of voice-over to the hyphenated version. I’ve been very higgledy-piggledy with it, and that’s not good unless you have someone checking your…
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Getting ready to audition REMOTEly

Nervous. I’ve submitted a bunch of self-taped auditions before, but today is the first time I have a live remote casting session, and it’s been over a year since my last in-person casting session, so I’m feeling a little rusty. The last audition I had in person was for a Gambling PSA for the state.…
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A Case of the Zoomies

Got together with some fine folks, to fool around with the notion of Zoom Theater, how existing plays can be adapted for the new media, and new normal; also what are the prospects of new plays written for the Zoomer generation? We got together to read Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker, which turns a…
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The Thing, is You see

If you’re curious about the Zoom reading we did of the Agreeable pilot script by Melinda Hensley, you can watch it here. You can learn more about The Thing, and find out about upcoming showcases [and maybe even take part} here at the website.

You’re SO sensitive

There are some hazards in trying to record voiceover work in your home studio. One is yourself when you don’t know enough to take a break. The other is your pet or pets snoozing in the background. To prove that, I present WTF Was THAT? Featuring Kirby the wonder dog and mah belly.

What’s this thing called, Love?

The Thing, of course. ‘The Thing was born out of the idea of, “Hey, we’re in a pandemic. No one’s really working on set (back in March), and everyone is pretty familiar with Zoom. I wonder if we could set up a Zoom and get some people involved in creating?”’ [Stolen from their About page.]…
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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Brett Piper [Outpost Earth, The Dark Sleep] has taken to making stop-motion adaptions of classic stories. The Outpost Earth DVD comes with a copy of Journey to the Center of the Earth. After we wrapped Outpost Earth, Brett asked me if I’d do the narration for his adaptation of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the…
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Fun with green screen at endeavor studio

Spent an hour or so with Conor McGuigan and the crew at Endeavor Studio doing some pre-production work for an upcoming Christmas-themed shoot. Conor will be performing Tinsel, the Elf [a puppet–um, Tinsel, although Conor has sometimes been mistaken for a Muppet himself], and I will be the Jolly Old Elf himself in a video…
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Baby Frankenstein Now on prime video and more

Just in time for Halloween, Baby Frankenstein hits Prime Video [Free! to subscribers] and a bunch of other platforms [including Google Play, Vudu, Comcast, DirecTV, Dish and more]. Starring Andre Gower [Monster Squad–and the two movies make a perfect double feature!] Shot in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area, and winner of a bunch of festival prizes, this…
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