Adventures in Voice Acting
|Adventures in Voice Acting|
|Directed by||Eric P. Sherman|
|Produced by||Kristi Reed|
|Edited by||Katie Esposito|
Adventures in Voice Acting is a 2008 documentary DVD produced by Bang Zoom! Entertainment, featuring interviews from actors and crew members on the craft of voice acting. It was initially released as a set of DVDs, and has since been adapted into workshops and classes around the U.S.
Adventures in Voice Acting contains interviews up to 100 voice actors, producers, and casting directors that are in anime dubs and video games. The DVD was released on July 3, 2008, after first of three volumes were released at Anime Expo. It took three years to complete, from concept to release, and was created by Bang Zoom to answer many questions they received from people wanted to know how to become a voice actor. Each episode is introduced by the animated character Mr. Mic, which was designed specifically for the documentary.
Featured voice actors
Voice actors interviewed in this DVD are:
Voice actors featured in sample clips, except:
- Todd Haberkorn as Kimihiro Watanuki in xxxHOLiC
- Keith Ferguson as Bloo in Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
- Phil LaMarr as Wilt in Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
Casting directors and producers
Producers and casting directors interviewed are:
- Sean Akins
- Jason DeMarco
- Jack Fletcher
- Norman J. Grossfeld
- Sean Molyneaux
- John O'Donnell
- Kaeko Sakamoto
- Kevin Seymour
Since the release of the video documentary, Bang Zoom has provided multi-day workshops for prospective voice actors. They are taught by some of the industry veterans such as Tony Oliver, Crispin Freeman, Ruth Lambert, and Lex Lang, and some have been taught at various locales around the United States. Some of Bang Zoom's current voice actors have been participants in the program, including: Marianne Miller, Lauren Landa, and Cristina Vee.
- Steve Fritz (August 12, 2008). "Animated Shorts: Adventures in Voice Acting". newsarama.com. Retrieved August 26, 2011.
- Zac Bertschy (February 22, 2009). "Interview: Tony Oliver on Adventures in Voice Acting". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 26, 2011.