March 14, 2013

Seedy Hollywood to Ninja Turtles, Thom Pinto Part 2 on LovethatVO

Part 2!! Thom takes us from his seedy Hollywood Hawks Recording studio to new paths as his VO career dominated over the studio.  Follow Thom from the early 90’s to present, witness the shift from external to home studios and how other busy industry leaders like Rob Paulsen and Don Lafontaine led that very shift which now creates a conundrum for some of the profession even now… Some producers don’t like it!  Learn Thom’s pointers about camaraderie, spontaneity, self-direction and keeping himself fresh – Great tips!  And hear Thom reflect on his numerous credits, selecting the most notable including some hilarious guest appearances on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Finally, gain his insights from the Pinto Soapbox – Breaking VO myths, Ultra Marketing, Fostering Relationships, Managing Delicate Balances, How Agents Really Help and VO 2.0,  Finding Your Niche, Celebrity VO and the fate of the ‘middle class’ VO. There's one more episode with Thom - be sure to listen to Part 3 too! Thom Pinto, a commercial, promo and documentary voice actor since the early 80s, has national campaigns, is doing promos for every major network.  Thom’s narration credits run the gamut of serious documentaries on the History Channel and Smithsonian network to lighter projects for the Travel Channel.  Learn more at and on facebook.

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