Paul Pape, co-founder of the Don LaFontaine Voice-Over Lab, talks about how the original vision for the Lab came together to honor his best friend of over thirty years and hear what’s in store for the future including opening VO Labs in other cities. See the state-of-the-art facility in VO Buzz Weekly’s Tribute to Don LaFontaine (Episodes 34 & 35) and hear personal stories about Don from the four people who knew him the best, Nita Whitaker LaFontaine, Joe Cipriano, Steve Tisherman and of course, Paul Pape.
Paul reflects on what he thinks are the keys to his career success and longevity and how he pays it forward to aspiring voice actors. He poignantly shares words of wisdom from Don LaFontaine that have helped him in his voice over career and life. He gives kudos to voice actors who are giving back in a big way to the community by serving on the Don LaFontaine Voice-Over Lab Advisory Board like Scott Rummell, Randy Thomas, George Del Hoyo and Stew Herrera.
Paul talks about the award-winning short film he created for the 168 Hour Film Festival with Don LaFontaine and Josh Daugherty called, Interrogation. Go to the VO Buzz Weekly Blog entry for Paul Pape for a link to watch the film. He offers more information about the SAG Foundation and the ways it serves the voiceover community, all performers and the various charitable programs they provide. The episode closes with Stacey and Chuck’s IF question, which gives even more insight into Paul’s capacity for kindness and generosity and buttons the show with heart and of course some humor too.Read More