Voiceover DEMO
by Suzanne Cotsakos on May 1st, 2012

First off, I want to thank the AMAZING Chuck Duran (DEMOS THAT ROCK) for helping me create two kick-ass VO demo reels. A trusted friend recommended Chuck when I mentioned that I wanted to get a demo together. I am the voice of Figley in the soon to be released animation MUTASIA: The Mish Mash Bash, and I wanted to start looking for an VO agent. But step one was getting a proper demo together.

On our first meeting Chuck let me know that it was important to have a commercial demo first, but since I am an animation gal too, I wanted to do both. I am an improvisor so I'm always drawn to playing fun characters, which is why I love animation and video games, BUT what I didn't realize is how much I would end up loving doing commercial VO too! I love recording. I really do. What people don't usually realize about being a voice actor is that you are doing just that ... acting. It's not just about having a great voice and reading lines. You need to understand the heart of the character ... the same as in on-camera acting.

Anyway, Chuck is a great guy who is EXTREMELY knowledagble about every aspect of the VO business. He was SO great to work with. We had a blast! He also hosts (his co-host is the talented Stacey J. Aswad) a fun web-based voiceover entertainment show that puts a face to your favorite voice actors. It's called VO Buzz Weekly. There is also an interview with the lovely Sandie Schnarr of AVO Talent. It was extremely informative!

If you want to check out both my demos CLICK HERE! I'd love to know what you think :)

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