VO Survivor take 2 – POST FINALE

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Entertainment, education and comedy all rolled into one.
Don't miss this wild and zany crew as they help create storytellers one talent at a time.
1827 storytellers from around the globe performed their hearts out for a chance to win over $155,000 in prizes - all from the comfort of home.
An educationally eye opening opportunity to see voice talent at work!

“I woke up this morning on such a high!  From the bottom of my ticker, a thousand thanks for a fabulous experience last night.  It was great fun and so instructive, and I’m truly grateful for the opportunity to take part.  Bravo for creating this tremendous showcase to celebrate voice actors, and for so lovingly holding space for us to shine during these trying times.”   Joanne Lichtenstein (Narration Contestant)

Meet the 2021 UVOS-Take 2 Winners!

After 1823 auditions, 16,935 votes and over 100,000 views, these contestants became the Ultimate VO Survivors!

Commercial / Promo Category

Jo Pickard

Yorkshire, UK

Narration / Documentary / Audiobook Category

Vijayan Menon

Mumbai, Maharashtra India

Animation / Video Gaming Category

Iliana Spirakis

Toronto, Ontario Canada

The UVOS-Take 2 Grand Prize Winner

Ellie Rodz

Miami Beach, Florida USA

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Watch Our Winners Battle it Out in the Grand Finale!

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Watch all the Ultimate VO Survivor Episodes from Seasons 1 and 2.

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Watch the Ultimate VO Survivor-Take 2 original auditions.

Commercial Audition Compilation

Narration Audition Compilation

Animation Audition Compilation

“I watched the first half hour of the 1st voice over survival and got so many great tips from the first 3 performances alone! You were right, it is an amazingly useful source of feedback and learning so I will definitely make sure to keep up with the remaining episodes

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ALSO, A BIG CONGRATULATIONS to all our Special Mention Winners!

Over $155,000 in PRIZES were awarded between ALL of our contestants!

Best Slate

Joel Pettigrew

https://youtu.be/XaXoXWKmzCs

Best Song

Nola Faye Dodd

https://youtu.be/MYFigJOo_oQ

Best Overall Audition

Matt Challik

https://youtu.be/DusDVsPcpXE

Best Newbie MALE

Ryan Pendsky

https://youtu.be/eF1iBffaqOw

Best Newbie FEMALE

Kiyana Morgan

https://youtu.be/tGQKjpEqo2E

Senior Talent

Mike Hanson

https://youtu.be/etP76uV3iP0

Youngest Talent

Alfie Bjorkes

https://youtu.be/RLEwuiMdQ9k

Top Risk

Memo Saucedo

https://youtu.be/GYzP0n1HscU

Best Accent

Lizzie Wofford

https://youtu.be/ai3M6N8dIdo

Best Puppet

Brian Doe Chua –

https://youtu.be/7e0OhduyVhw

Best Slapstick Comedy

Jahmal – JROX

https://youtu.be/_Qow51TwhKM

Most Colorful inspiration

Sarah Glyszon

https://youtu.be/oHxu_NbyxZ8

Best Costume

Birdie Trax

https://youtu.be/i4mdeM8UPck

Breaking The Norm

Jess Pierce

https://youtu.be/JmlLuVl1bYM

Best Location

Iliana Spirakis

https://youtu.be/t0GFl2eMdlI

Best Live Inspiration

Leah Arscott’s

https://youtu.be/PrCW-WO-VwQ

Warmest Storyteller

Doug Bartling Jr

https://youtu.be/vqoCtw_TpTc

Best Performance – No Slate

Megan Youman’s

https://youtu.be/OjAFTnhuXmk

Best Service

Cedric Boswell

https://youtu.be/yV6F3OJ7XLs

First Audition

Dennis Hull

https://youtu.be/qGJI8v0-PsI

Best Social Media

Molly Rock

https://youtu.be/tAR65BAUN-A

Best Social Media

Scott W Fields

https://youtu.be/RKdIAyTIlHM

Most Colorful

Erik Cui

https://youtu.be/dwCcxnwWDHw

Best Singer

Alydel-vee

https://youtu.be/jKnWpJwB500

Best Bodily Fluid

Linda Del Grego

https://youtu.be/dwHRKc5abyQ

Most Multiple Personality

Chris Einspahr

https://youtu.be/xPRMzGLIUOc

Best Multiple Auditions

Heather Loreto

https://youtu.be/lzbr6gZwql4

Best MultiLingual Slates

Daniel Alejandro

https://youtu.be/RqUg1JVdVic

Most Dedicated

John Meissner

https://youtu.be/1tksrw0HvvY

Most Colorful

Jaime Wells

https://youtu.be/ej0TRDgcv2o

Overall Favorite

Avery Luna

https://youtu.be/ljo5-hhyROU

Most Humorous Dedication

Maria Monroe Catalano

https://youtu.be/1pzK9KMbx9E

Check out our CATEGORY & GRAND PRIZE PACKAGES worth over $35,000

 

How do you survive when rejection is a constant? How do you compete? How will you be remembered? Where isn’t there a voice? Do you know what a voice actor is? Do you have a voice? Can anybody hear us? Is there anybody out there?

This winning team knew the day would come when change required a new way of thinking. It was time to reveal what’s behind the mask and share storytelling with the world. A remedy that heals.

We are all a collective voice and it’s time to celebrate
THE STORYTELLER.

Thank you to all 1827 of our incredibly talented survivors!
You are ALL WINNERS!

 THE CAST

The Get Mic’d Team

Elley-Ray Hennesy

U.V.O.S. Creator

This award-winning BON VIVANT, is a theatrical alchemist who awakens, inspires and delights all who witness her unique form of MAGIC! Elley is a union veteran to the industry and has traversed stages, film sets, television and radio studios for over 40 years, delighting audiences world-wide.

Elley-Ray will be judging all events.

Visit Elley-Ray’s website

Deb Munro

U.V.O.S Creator

This energy magnet is charged!  With over 30 years experience in the industry, this award-winning talent loves what she does and it shows. Representing the non-union side of the industry, Deb is a straight-shooter and loves to help others succeed and spread confidence to the world.

Deb will be judging all events.

Visit Deb’s website

Mr. Mic

Your MC

This incredible talent is a master of disguise.  Their names never to be revealed.  Much like “Charlie” from Charlie’s Angels, Mr. Mic will be a mystery throughout, to keep you guessing.  As our MC, Mr. Mic will help rein-in this wildly talented bunch and help us crown the next Ultimate VO Survivor.

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Mr. Mic will judge all events.

Link? Yeah, sure. Like we’re going to give you a clue.

Deb and Elley-Ray welcome a panel of well-connected experts as

 GUEST JUDGES

J. Michael Collins

J. Michael is an ultimate award-winning voice over authority. He’s a highly successful voice actor, coach, demo producer and organizer of Gravy for the Brain’s One Voice Conference U.S.A.

J. Michael will be judging all events.

Visit JMC Demo Productions

Tara Strong

Tara is an Animation/Gaming/Film Celebrity powerhouse! This dynamo is world-renown for her roles in the The New Batman Adventures Teen Titans/Teen Titans Go!, The Fairly Odd Parents, Rugrats, The Powerpuff Girls, Family Guy; My Little Pony, and so much more. WHAT HASN’T TARA ACCOMPLISHED?!

Tara will be judging the Animation/Gaming event.

Check out Tara’s IMDB page

Cliff Zellman

Cliff is an established Producer, Director, Audio Engineer, Editor, and Director of Talent Development for ACM Talent Management/Automotive Division. Cliff is also a dominant producer of Automotive and Commercial demos at A-mazing Demos!

Cliff will be judging the Commercial/Promo event.

Go to A-Mazing Demos

Liz Atherton

Liz Atherton has over 30 years working in the talent business. Currently, she is the founder and CEO of CastTalent, and CastVoices.  Liz was also the founder of The Atherton Group (TAG) talent agency – a successful boutique tribe of the top talent in the business that consistently landed in the top 1% on IMDB.

Liz will judge the Narration/Audiobook event.

Check out CastVoices

Rachel Naylor

What started as a small meetup with VO professionals, has turned into The Voice Over Network.   The #1 place for anyone working in the voiceover industry.   Rachel is dedicated to helping, supporting and strengthening the voiceover industry by creating a friendly and supportive environment for voiceover professionals of all levels.

Rachel will be judging the Finale event.

Visit The Voice Over Network

Ellen Dubin

We are thrilled to welcome back gaming-powerhouse Ellen Dubin, who is joining us for her second season.  This Award-winning super star, captivates and inspires her audience in everything she does. What hasn’t this dynamo done?

Ellen will be judging the Finale event.

Visit Ellen’s website

Erik Sheppard

Erik is a popular returning judge from season 1.  He’s a top talent agent and founder of The Sheppard Agency, a premier talent agency representing an elite roster of union and non-union voice talent from around the globe.  Erik is pumped and ready to join the U.V.O.S. team once again.

Erik will be judging the Finale event.

Go to The Sheppard Agency

Kim Hurdon

Kim is the well-respected, well-established Casting Direct at KH Casting in Toronto, Ontario.  For 25 years, Kim has specialized in casting and training voice actors for all genres of vocal work.

Kim will be judging the Finale event.

Visit Kim’s website

Dave Fennoy

Joining us for a brief appearance on our grand finale, we are excited to welcome back the infamous Dave Fennoy.  Dave is one of the most in-demand voice actors in Los Angeles. He is known for his versatility; providing voices for commercials, narrations, TV promos, award shows, animation and video games.

Dave will be judging the Finale event.

Check out Dave’s website

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