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Bill Farmer has a "Goofy" voice: Veteran Animation Voice Actor Offers Insights on Voice Acting Craft & Advice | ABC (Australia) Online Podcast

Bill Farmer has a "Goofy" voice: Veteran Animation Voice Actor Offers Insights on Voice Acting Craft & Advice | ABC (Australia) Online Podcast | Inside Voiceover—Cutting-edge Insights + Enlightening, Entertaining News for Voiceover Professionals | Scoop.it
Voice actor Bill Farmer, best known as the voice of "Goofy"–just one of the many, many characters he voices–was interviewed at the recent "Armageddon Expo," a sci-fi/comics/games/animation convention held in Australia,

During the interview, Bill demonstrates his talents and impressive range; talks about the voiceover profession and how he develops new character voices; but perhaps more important, offers valuable advice to voice actors who would like to follow in his footsteps...

ABC Online (blog): "He was taught some of the craft by the great Daws Butler...He taught Bill that the silly voices were secondary to the acting. So though Bill can do an amazing array of voices, he thinks it's just as important to understand the character and the scene he's in."
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Schwarzenegger Saves San Francisco From Rampaging Robots: ‘The Governator’ Trailer Has Landed...With Larry King? | Hollywood Hiccups

Schwarzenegger Saves San Francisco From Rampaging Robots: ‘The Governator’ Trailer Has Landed...With Larry King? |  Hollywood Hiccups | Inside Voiceover—Cutting-edge Insights + Enlightening, Entertaining News for Voiceover Professionals | Scoop.it
AH-nult saves SF from robots, but as usual, is out-acted by the robots. Guest voiceover cameo by Larry King (also out-emoted by the robots).

Gotta say I'm kind of missing the old days when people who retired took up golf instead of voice acting in animated series...

Hollywood Hiccup: "Arnold Schwarzenegger who is making his Hollywood comeback post California Governor gig and Stan Lee have announced that The Governator is for an animated series and a comic book and NOW it’s being eyed for a 3D feature film. Now that’s a comeback!"
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Nickelodeon commits to 450 new cartoon episodes. Will this translate into animation voiceover jobs for more voice actors? |New York Daily News

Nickelodeon commits to 450 new cartoon episodes. Will this translate into animation voiceover jobs for more voice actors? |New York Daily News | Inside Voiceover—Cutting-edge Insights + Enlightening, Entertaining News for Voiceover Professionals | Scoop.it
Nickelodeon brings back "Saturday morning cartoons" in a big way. Their recently announced jam-packed animation production schedule should translate into lots more opportunities for animation voice actors, too. Contrary to conventional wisdom, most animation directors are open to working with new talent, as long as it's really, really, really good new talent...In other words, why should they take a chance on you when they can hire a proven, reliable talent? You've got to give them a reason to hire you by cutting through with an audition that's strong, compelling and original enough to grab their attention.

NY Daily News: "Nickelodeon will roll out nearly 200 episodes of new animated programming on Saturday mornings in 2012, as part of a larger, three-year commitment to the genre. By the time the three years is up, Nickelodeon will have aired an unprecedented 450 episodes of new animation.
'The stuff that lasts the longest and probably appeals to the broadest audience, really still is animation and always was," says Cyma Zarghami, president of Nickelodeon and the MTVN Kids and Family Group. "Even things like 'Seinfeld' come and go and 'SpongeBob' hangs around.'..."
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Conchords' Jermaine Clement steals "Rio" as an evil cockatoo...Buzz: May be one of the best Animated Villains Ever| Video/DIY-UK

Conchords' Jermaine Clement steals "Rio" as an evil cockatoo...Buzz: May be one of the best Animated Villains Ever| Video/DIY-UK | Inside Voiceover—Cutting-edge Insights + Enlightening, Entertaining News for Voiceover Professionals | Scoop.it
An exclusive interview with "Flight of the Conchord's" star Jermaine Clement at the World Premiere of "Rio" in...where else..? Rio.

Early buzz is that his evil cockatoo, NIgel, steals every scene he's in, and the song he wrote for the film, "Pretty Bird" is being singled out as the best thing in the movie. If so, we can save you the $11; just scroll down to the bottom of the page and watch it.for yourself...You'll thank us for it, because it will put you in a good mood for the rest of the day...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger is back as 'The Governator' -- EXCLUSIVE| EW.com

Arnold Schwarzenegger is back as 'The Governator' -- EXCLUSIVE| EW.com | Inside Voiceover—Cutting-edge Insights + Enlightening, Entertaining News for Voiceover Professionals | Scoop.it
AH-nult is a cartoon...and this is news how exactly..?

EW.com: "He'll be baaack, as a caaahhh-tooon: Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will collaborate with...Marvel legend Stan Lee for an animated series and comic book called "The Governator," according to Entertainment Weekly. Due out sometime next year on a to-be-determined network, the show follows the Governator as he trades a career in politics for a crime-fighting venture run out of Arnold Cave, a cyber center hidden under his house in Brentwood, Calif. The superhero comes complete with a collection of super cars, super suits and super sidekicks, including a teenage computer whiz who will help him fight scores of super villains, including the G.I.R.L.I.E. Men..."
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