Kristi Reed on voice acting and directing: Kristi talks about her career, the industry and how to develop a career for the aspiring actor or director. This interview with Kristi Reed is available in MP4 (video) and MP3 (audio only) at the bottom of this page.
Kristi is a professional voice director working on animations, anime and computer games. I recently attended a panel at Armageddon Expo in Melbourne titled ‘How to become a voice actor‘. I found this panel to be even more interesting than I expected although I have no aspirations to be a voice actor or director. After the panel I spoke to Kristi, who readily agreed to an interview.
During this interview Kristi mentions that she’s happy to be contacted by aspiring voice actors and she tweets updates about what she’s doing. Follow Kristi on Twitter and facebook.
Some of the questions Kristi answers in this interview include:
Can you walk us through the key aspects of what your job involves?
Highlights of your career so far?
What has been your most challenging project?
How does an aspiring voice actor break into the industry ?.
When should an aspiring actor develop a demo reel?
Do directors need demo reels?
How does a new director get into the industry, improve their directing or acting skills?
What makes for a good relationship between a director and an actor?
How does an actor or a director get into anime specifically?
How do actors and directors develop interesting characters?
What makes a series memorable for you as a director?