America Young stops by to chat about her first feature film “The Concessionaires Must Die!“, an indie comedy about a group of movie theater workers who must fight to save their theater from an evil corporation. Ethan and America talk about the necessity of being a multi-hyphenate, the benefit of shooting outside of LA, and giving each actor what he/she needs to shine.
Welcome to the first part of my interview with a woman who seems to have so many different abilities that it’s difficult to know quite how to categorize her! America Young has worked as a voice actress, an on-camera actress, a commercial actress and a stunt performer in addition to directing and producing her own films! She’s been working in the entertainment industry in one form or another since she was 6 years old! Her breadth of experience is truly astounding and I could spend multiple episodes just talking about the various projects she’s worked on. However, for the purposes of this podcast, I decided to focus on America’s voice acting resume and how she was able to translate her theatrical and stunt experience into becoming a motion capture actress.
Welcome to the second part of my interview with the multi-talented America Young! America has had experience in almost every aspect of performing! She’s worked on-camera, as a voice actor, as a stunt performer and most importantly for our conversation, as a motion capture actress in video games! I was eager to talk to America so she could share her insight with us about what it takes to succeed in the developing world of motion capture.
John Rocha and Yuri Lowenthal take you on an epic journey through animation and video games, via the people who make them. From actors, writers, designers and more, you’ll get the story behind what you love, in a way you’ve never heard it before!
Join as we chat with powerhouse America Young about filmmaking , Women in the Industry and well we get awkward too.
Black belt – actress – producer – director – voiceover artist – hyphen collector. Let us introduce you to America Young, one of the coolest people on the planet.
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It’s play-time in Voiceover town, as some of today’s working-est voiceover artists come together for a jam session. Come stimulate your senses with a healthy mix of impressionists & human cartoons. Jim Meskimen & Ross Marquand (“The Impression Guys”), Yuri Lowenthal (Ben 10 from “Ben 10″), Tara Platt (Temari from “Naruto”), America Young (Toralei from “Monster High”), Peter Kelamis (Goku – “Dragon Ball Z”) & myself chat about life as a voice…but prepare for some unexpected guests.
This hilarious and informative weekly podcast brings some of the most prolific voice actors working in animation, video games, and commercials into studio to discuss their careers and process, with fellow voice and on camera actor, Kiff VandenHeuvel. This entertaining podcast will keep you laughing and learning with some of the finest performers in the VO world.
This week I’m talking to producer, director, actor, stunt-person, America Young. We talk about how she broke into the business from Nebraska of all places, and how she went from being accepted into med school to having 32 stunt credits on IMDB, and the importance of good relationships.
America Young is currently working in many aspects of film-making. A show she co-created has been licensed by POW! (Stan Lee’s production Company) and Comediva. She has directed 5 entire web series, and episodes from two others. She has directed 2 music videos and 7 shorts. America is so excited that all her years of production experience and geek obsessions culminated into directing her first feature, a pop-culture comedy called, The Concessionaires Must Die!! which is now in post.
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