In today’s saturated media industry, freelancers may find it difficult to remain competitive and find jobs. Chuck Hüber and Colleen Clinkenbeard, who have both worked as directors at FUNimation, explain that media practitioners may overcome these challenges by building their network, fostering strong relationships with their clients, and retaining their audiences.
Chasing a dream in the media industry is far from easy, as you will be thrust into a highly competitive market.
Several talented people are gunning for the same job, tons of creative ideas are churned out every day, and many ideas are lost in the horde of projects that are fighting for your audience's attention.
However, this shouldn’t discourage you from pursuing your passion. Colleen Clinkenbeard, who is producing, directing and acting in FUNimation’s adaptation of My Hero Academia, shares her thoughts about staying in the game.
Building a career as a voice actor or director may be a daunting task. Given that the media industry is insanely competitive, opportunities may seem scarce, and it may be hard to stand out from the crowd.
Chuck Hüber is an actor, director and script-writer at FUNimation (USA), has endured difficulties in his career, and has overcome is challenges with flying colours. Having worked several notable projects, such as Yu Yu Hakusho, Soul Eater, and Dragon Ball Z, Chuck shares his top three tips about staying in the game.
Sonny Strait is an ADR Director and Actor who has been featured in several notable projects, such as Dragon Ball Z, One Piece, and Fullmetal Alchemist.
In this exclusive article for voice actors, he sheds valuable insights into the voice acting industry, gives advice to aspiring actors, and shares about his experience as an ADR Director at a prominent post-production studio.
A motion picture is created by talented individuals, and some of its most dedicated contributors are found behind the microphone.
Media Context speaks to established ADR directors Kyle Phillips and Vic Mignogna (FUNimation, USA) about their experiences in the global industry.
We'll also speak to local veterans Remesh Panicker (former SRT Associate Artistic Director) and Lim Koon Soo (Director, Suite Sound) about their experiences about voice acting and directing in Singapore.