We continue a mega Q&A session with VO Agent Jeffrey Umberger. Today’s show – part 2 – we peek “behind the curtain” into the life of a VO Talent Agent. Jeffrey’s an actor’s advocate, previously being an actor and in casting himself, and knows that many actors are lacking information about an agent’s time & priorities. His approach is as an actor’s advocate, running the biz with a HEART toward the actor while keeping the clients needs also in mind. Get tips about keeping in touch with any agent. And hear how Jeffrey pitches talent to clients. After the break, the new digital age of casting and how it impacts him with both opportunity for national jobs & incredible competition. Plus, Jeffrey’s call to action to be responsible with voiceover rates.
THANKS VO friends who gave questions: Bob Souer, Eric Fox, Ed Victor, Laura Bednarski, Dan Wachs, Jon Bailey, Scott Reyns, Fran McClellan, Moe Rock, LarryHudson, Rick Riley, Mike McGonegal, Dave Courvoisier, Tazia Valenza, Tom Pinto, Elley Ray, Anthony Piselli.
Jeffrey is owner of UMBERGER AGENCY in Atlanta, Georgia USA. His select VO talent roster includes the announcer for Queen Latifa’s VH1 series “Single Ladies”, Grammy winner and multi-platinum entertainer Lee Greenwood, Emmy-winning CNN Anchor Martin Savidge, and the actors known for the voices of “Crackle” for Kellogg’s Rice Krispies, “Fast Eddie” of the Keebler Elves, and Pam on the FX series “Archer”, to name a few. www.umbergeragency.com
VO artist LoveThatRebecca aka Rebecca Michaels Haugh is your host and producer of Love That VoiceOver. Connect on Twitter @RebeccaMichaels and @LoveThatVO, on FaceBook pages Rebecca Michaels and Love That Voiceover, plus websites www.LoveThatRebecca.com and http://www.LoveThatVoiceover.com.