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Not An Actor

Not An Actor

By Jade Donkin
Join me as we learn about Voice, Stage and Camera Acting! Just remember, I’m Not An Actor.
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Not An Actor’s Return | Season 2
Welcome to Season 2 of Not An Actor, starting off with an episode about our new sections and covering some of the recent news in the industry and talking about the new Not An Actor Instagram account. AAPI Transportation Fund: https://theindietheatrefundindiespace.submittable.com/submit/305483c8-7012-41fc-aaf4-c09c461a3613/aapi-emergency-transportation-fund SAG- AFTRA COVID-19 Policies: https://www.sagaftra.org/contracts-industry-resources/covid-19-safety-protocols/tvtheatrical-covid-19-safety-protocols Readers: @GinaM9816 on Twitter, ManiacalZ - https://www.linktr.ee/maniacalz Social Media: https://instagram.com/notanactorpodcast?utm_medium=copy_link https://discord.gg/245afV5D
04:44
April 05, 2022
VA: Casting Director Critiques | Part 1
Casting Directors are sent various auditions and the CD’s must deem if they'd cast them or not, why and any advice they'd give to the auditioner. The goal with this is to help Voice Actors realise what the standard is so that they themselves can continue to progress further into the voice acting world. Check out how this episode was hosted: https://www.castingcall.club/projects/not-an-actor-podcast-casting-director-s-critques.  Casting Directors: Bean’s Discord Server “Voice Acting Cafe” - https://discord.gg/v7MnJCaz  Daniel Davidson https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChRpPDbCqlcmX-CQ_qoeo4A AnimaCron https://linktr.ee/AnimaCron https://www.youtube.com/c/MrAnimaCronanimations Malleable Timeline: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChDYVYJf4bLJFPILQ1KgTxA CaptainCat017 https://my.bio/captaincat017 Voice Actors: fwoofi https://www.castingcall.club/m/fwoofi https://mobile.twitter.com/fwoofiee EquiinoX, HorseDeer, VictoriaAmber_VA https://www.castingcall.club/m/VictoriaAmber_VA Nala Raniyah https://www.castingcall.club/m/NalaRaniyah Discord: NalaRaniyah#1645  Audio 1 - Memes & Dreams https://twitter.com/FiresideMemes Audio 2 - ManiacalZ https://twitter.com/ManiacalZ https://www.instagram.com/maniacalz/ Audio 3 - horriblepizza Discord: horriblepizza#6983 Audio 4 - Azuka Azuka#3598 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKXo8nmcpRJvxI0eYqjOS_Q Audio 5 - SoggyOreos https://twitter.com/SoggyOreos3 SoggyOreosvo@gmail.com
01:15:20
April 04, 2022
Breathing & Vocal Exercises
Sometimes you just can’t say the line right, sometimes you slur, sometimes you don’t have enough breath to belt out that chorus. This episode gives you some popular breathing and vocal exercises to help you nail your performance. Readers: @GinaM9816 on Twitter, ManiacalZ - https://www.linktr.ee/maniacalz 
07:22
December 02, 2021
First Time On Set: Things to Think About
Are you about to experience your very first time on set? This is the episode for you! With insights from experienced industry professionals (taken from interviews/articles) and a good personal story, this episode will give you advice and general things to think about for your first time on set! Readers: @GinaM9816 on Twitter, ManiacalZ - https://www.linktr.ee/maniacalz 
05:14
November 25, 2021
Script Breakdowns
You've got a script, time to break it down.  A quick digestible script breakdown guide on what you should focus on when preparing to perform a script.  Not An Actor Links: https://my.bio/notanactorpodcast You Booked It Community & Podcast: https://youbookeditpodcast.com/invite https://youbookeditpodcast.com/listen/
02:44
September 08, 2021
CA: Auditioning 101
Need a quick, digestible breakdown on the basics of auditioning? This episode is perfect for you, covering everything from outfit to dealing with a bad reader, this episode is the first stop for a complete newbie at auditioning. Not An Actor Links: https://my.bio/notanactorpodcast You Booked It Community & Podcast: https://youbookeditpodcast.com/invite https://youbookeditpodcast.com/listen/
03:15
September 02, 2021
VA: Casting Director Critiques | Part 3
Casting Directors are sent various auditions and the CD’s must deem if they'd cast them or not, why and any advice they'd give to the auditioner. The goal with this is to help Voice Actors realise what the standard is so that they themselves can continue to progress further into the voice acting world. Check out how this episode was hosted: https://www.castingcall.club/projects/not-an-actor-podcast-casting-director-s-critques. Casting Directors:   Bean’s Discord Server “Voice Acting Cafe” - https://discord.gg/v7MnJCaz Daniel Davidson   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChRpPDbCqlcmX-CQ_qoeo4A    AnimaCron    https://linktr.ee/AnimaCron    https://www.youtube.com/c/MrAnimaCronanimations    Malleable Timeline: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChDYVYJf4bLJFPILQ1KgTxA    CaptainCat017    https://my.bio/captaincat017 Voice Actors:   fwoofi    https://www.castingcall.club/m/fwoofi    https://mobile.twitter.com/fwoofiee    EquiinoX,    HorseDeer,    VictoriaAmber_VA    https://www.castingcall.club/m/VictoriaAmber_VA    Nala Raniyah    https://www.castingcall.club/m/NalaRaniyah    Discord: NalaRaniyah#1645 Audio 1 - Memes & Dreams    https://twitter.com/FiresideMemes    Audio 2 - ManiacalZ   https://twitter.com/ManiacalZ    https://www.instagram.com/maniacalz/   Audio 3 - horriblepizza    Discord: horriblepizza#6983    Audio 4 - Azuka   Azuka#3598    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKXo8nmcpRJvxI0eYqjOS_Q   Audio 5 - SoggyOreos    https://twitter.com/SoggyOreos3    SoggyOreosvo@gmail.com
52:22
July 08, 2021
VA: Casting Director Critiques | Part 2
Casting Directors are sent various auditions and the CD’s must deem if they'd cast them or not, why and any advice they'd give to the auditioner. The goal with this is to help Voice Actors realise what the standard is so that they themselves can continue to progress further into the voice acting world. Check out how this episode was hosted: https://www.castingcall.club/projects/not-an-actor-podcast-casting-director-s-critques. Casting Directors: Bean’s Discord Server “Voice Acting Cafe” - https://discord.gg/v7MnJCaz Daniel Davidson https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChRpPDbCqlcmX-CQ_qoeo4A   AnimaCron   https://linktr.ee/AnimaCron   https://www.youtube.com/c/MrAnimaCronanimations   Malleable Timeline: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChDYVYJf4bLJFPILQ1KgTxA   CaptainCat017   https://my.bio/captaincat017 Voice Actors:   fwoofi   https://www.castingcall.club/m/fwoofi   https://mobile.twitter.com/fwoofiee   EquiinoX,   HorseDeer,   VictoriaAmber_VA   https://www.castingcall.club/m/VictoriaAmber_VA   Nala Raniyah   https://www.castingcall.club/m/NalaRaniyah   Discord: NalaRaniyah#1645 Audio 1 - Memes & Dreams   https://twitter.com/FiresideMemes   Audio 2 - ManiacalZ https://twitter.com/ManiacalZ   https://www.instagram.com/maniacalz/ Audio 3 - horriblepizza   Discord: horriblepizza#6983   Audio 4 - Azuka Azuka#3598   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKXo8nmcpRJvxI0eYqjOS_Q   Audio 5 - SoggyOreos   https://twitter.com/SoggyOreos3   SoggyOreosvo@gmail.com
01:06:60
July 01, 2021
Voice Types and Accents With Alain
Cat and Alain discuss range of voices (like monster voice, impressions, senior) and accents! Alain gives his two cents on how to learn new accents,  how to decipher what voice to use, his opinion on voice changers and more!
55:54
June 17, 2021
Emotions & Character Type With Jessie Love
Jessie Love comes on to discuss harnessing emotions and learning your character type in this new episode of Not An Actor. Join us to learn about how to find your character type, how Jessie personally harnessing emotions she hasn’t experienced before and even more! Not An Actor Links: https://my.bio/notanactor Jessie Love's Socials: Discord - Jessie Love#9784 Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/jessicawoodlove29
30:24
June 10, 2021
What Makes Acting Good or Bad?
Today we are talking about what makes acting good or bad according to Google articles, Reddit, Casting Call Club, Voice Acting Club, Actors Network Community and Voice Acting Cafe. Here’s the link Ryan provided: https://youtu.be/UV5E9DECUM0  
18:15
May 20, 2021
CA/SA: Self Tape Standards
Cat talks about lighting, camera setup, finding a reader and even more related to self-tapes.
16:03
May 13, 2021
40 Minutes of Facts and Advice
In honour of reaching... four episodes, I've decided that I'm going to provide 40 minutes of facts and advice related to acting - don't worry though, there are quite a few breaks in between. I'm not just feeding you facts for an uninterrupted 40 minutes, that would be too accurate to the title of the episode, silly! On a related note, this episode was an absolute nightmare to script. I feel like this may of been a mistake, but hopefully you learn something you didn't already know! PODCAST PARTNERS - The Actors Network: https://discord.com/invite/FNq6FHkXA4 Additional Sound Effects From: https://www.zapsplat.com/
41:43
May 06, 2021
CA/SA: Headshots
Today, I give just a quick guide on Headshots using the website Stagemilk.com as a reference. If you want to support the podcast, go to https://my.bio/notanactor
03:46
April 29, 2021
VA: Comic Dubbing With James Cody Hamblen
James Cody Hamblen from the Actors Network comes on to talk about the world of comic dubbing and what makes it so great, Casting Call Club, The Actors Network and his personal equipment!
40:22
April 22, 2021
SA: Audience & Nerves With Nadia Guillotte
Join me and Nadia Guillotte as we discuss how to deal with the audience and nerves during stage acting performances. We also play a fun game of Real or Fake! Support the podcast by going to my.bio/notanactor and support Nadia by going to @NadiaGuillotte on Twitter!
40:47
April 15, 2021
Introduction Episode
In this Introductory episode of Not An Actor our host, Cat, covers various topics such as the titling scheme for episodes, how you can get involved, the difference between Stage, Camera and Voice Acting and a few other things too!
03:06
April 15, 2021