Oct 26, 2014 « Back to Episodes

Jodi Gottlieb PT1 EP138

Chuck and Stacey J. welcome to the show, Jodi Gottlieb, an award-winning writer, producer, and director of network promos and commercials, as well as a respected teacher. Jodi talks about her start as an actor in NYC, her decision to move into directing theatre and how it all lead to moving to Los Angeles to work at CBS to direct talents like Ernie Anderson, Bob Newhart and Jonathan Winters.

She discusses the difference between a promo for radio and TV promo and the approach a voice actor should to take when doing their reads. She speaks to why she’s an effective director and teacher and Stacey shares the amazing experiences she’s had working with Jodi. You too can study with Jodi in person or via Skype by reaching out with a private message on Facebook - Jodi Gottlieb VO and on Twitter @Jodi Gottlieb VO.

Jodi talks about what skills a talent needs to have to work in promos and explains her approach to teaching a client as well as the pitfalls that prevent someone from being able to do it well. She talks about what she looks for when hiring talent and why she needs to hire people who can deliver a performance fast!

Jodi gives a big shout out to VO Buzz Weekly guests, Mike Brang and Beau Stephenson and offers her best advice to aspiring voice talent. 

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