PRLog - Dec. 6, 2010 - LONDON, Ontario -- APVoices is a division of Audio Paint--an audio and video production company providing services to numerous radio, television, and music clients throughout the United States. Both Piazza and Devers have been in the voice-over business for nearly twenty years. They bring their shared expertise in the fields of commercial advertising and audio production to each client. Many of their students have gone on to enjoy success in voice-overs in all parts of the country.
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Together they bring the director’s point of view to Voice Over Experts to help educate talent on what it’s like on the other side of the booth with their podcast lesson “What It's Like in the Studio From a Director's Point of View." Listeners will also learn what a producer's expectations are of a voice over talent and how to come prepared to a recording session.
The Voice Over Experts is hosted by Voices.com, the online voice over marketplace. The podcasts are an educational library of free voice acting lessons designed for those just starting out and are a treasure trove of resources for established voice actors who want to refine their knowledge and skills from the privacy of their own home and at their own pace.
To listen to “What It's Like in the Studio From a Director's Point of View," visit:
To learn more about Voices.com, go to:
APVoices was founded by Frank Piazza and Ellie Devers in 2001.
Frank Piazza is the president of Audio Paint in New York City. He is also an audio engineer, music composer, and producer. His work can be heard on radio, television, film, and the internet. As a commercial producer, he has directed numerous television, radio, and corporate spots. His clients include HBO, Comedy Central, Glaxo, Grey Group, and Scholastic Publishers. As a music composer he has created original music for film, television, and the internet. His clients include Court TV, Nickelodeon, and Disney.
Ellie Devers is a professional voice-over actress in New York City and is represented by Innovative Artists. Her voice can be heard on national voice-overs for Maybelline, McDonald's, Canon, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Tide, Progresso, Tampax, Canadian Club, Jameson's Whiskey, and more. Ellie has also worked extensively in television. She was the creator, host, and writer for the show Pandora on Lifetime. She has been a channel host for fX as well as a journalist for CNN's Café USA and King World's American Journal. She has appeared in numerous TV shows, including Saturday Night Live, Law & Order, Ed, One Life to Live, All My Children, The Knights of Prosperity, and the Late Show with David Letterman.
Based in London, Ontario, Canada; Voices.com provides a virtual exchange, facilitating business transactions between creative producers and voice-over professionals. Radio and television stations, advertising agencies and Fortune 500 companies all rely upon the Voices.com marketplace to search for, audition and hire voice talents. Companies that have used Voices.com include NBC, ESPN, PBS, The History Channel, Reader's Digest, Comcast, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, ING, Western Union, Nortel, Ford, GM, the US Army, the US Government and more.