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MEMBERS ARE WORKING ON.... For February 2017

SoCal Media Pros members are always trying to stay busy with new projects…Join our group, connect with our members and let us know what you're up to!

Tom Smith of Thomas Smith Productions recently completed a package of 6 commercial spots his company produced. The man is talented…and prolific! But he wasn't too busy to load up his truck with sound gear and run audio for our monthly meeting at the Silver Dream Factory! We've got lots more members and lots more to report on their activities on...


VO Guy and Brewmaster, Joe Nagle proprietor of "Joe's" will be crooning his dulcet tones for a new audio book. He will narrate "Socialism, Fascism, and the Tyranny of Big Government," the 3rd audiobook in a series written by Michael Dahlen, a politico-economic series based on his larger work, "Ending Big Government - The Essential Case for Capitalism and Freedom." By the way, Joe is a founding member of WoVO -- World-Voices, the worldwide association for freelance Voice Talent.

You may not know it, but SoCal Media Pros president, Larry Stimson, besides being a writer-producer is a successful web designer and partner in The Inside Tract an internet business site serving the real estate industry. Larry has just launched a new Tract finding feature he built himself.  It allows Orange County real estate professionals to find tracts by using Area Maps.

SoCal Media Pros Member, Tim Keenan's company, Creative Media Recording was hired by publisher Penguin/Random House to record voiceover by the author of a new self help book called "The Secret Life of Fat." Orange County based research scientist Sylvia Tara, PhD spend several days in the studio with Tim recording the audio version of her book with a Random House producer guiding her performance. The print version and audiobook were completed just in time for the start of the new year when most people are working on slimming down and body fitness. Perfect Timing! Here's a sample you should listen to before you do your spring bathingsuit shopping:"

Grace McKay is in post production on a short video explaining the process of her high quality Digital Film Transfer services provided her company Electric Pictures. Electric Pictures is the largest film transfer facility south of Hollywood and does all formats of film to digital for clients large and small—including many of the Hollywood Majors.

John Coleman and Art Kirsch recently shot interviews with local Mortgage Broker, Jeff Lazerson, who is heard on KNX Radio and is a featured columnist in the OC Register. They'll be made into advice postings for seniors for the website, Celebrating Act

We've finally got more on Bill A. Jones'  new acting role!  Bill is one of our more visable members and has been with the organization going back to the ol' MCAI days! You may recall him from his role in GLEE. Lately, he's been teasing us about a brand-new recurring role and now we know: Bill plays newscaster Marv Wolfman on the new NBC show "Powerless," with Vanessa Hudgens. It's the first sitcom based on the D.C. Comics universe. Watch for it Thursday nights at 8:30 PM. A warning to Marvel —Watch out!  D.C has a secret weapon! It's Bill A. Jones!

Producer-Videographer Bill Ennis of Media Magic has just finished a corporate profile video for Community Preservation Partners through PR agency, HKA, Inc. In recent years Bill has become the go-to producer for non-profit organizations and won many awards!

Actor Brian Page  is currently treading the boards in a classic Agatha Christie theater piece, "A Murder is Announced," at  Newport Theater Arts Center.  After 6 weeks of rehearsal this good ole’ fashioned murder mystery is off and running. Although his on-stage performance is small, Brian was also the assistant director and sound designer on the project. The show runs thru February 26th with performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:pm and Sunday matinees at 2:pm.  More info and tickets at

Page, like many performers is multi-skilled… and in his role as Sound Designer and Voice-Over Artist he will be MC for The SoCal Media Pros February Meeting on Feb 15th! Don't miss Brian and his panel of experts as they reveal the detailsin the AUDIO SOFTWARE SHOOTOUT!

VO artist and coach, Anne Ganguzza, Founder of VO PEEPS has been busy doing her popular 4 hour intensive voice training sessions known as WORKOUTS, bringing in people from not just around the US but around the world via "VIPeep Remote Zoom Room"!  She's got one scheduled for Feb 18 with Dave Walsh as guest director teaching his TRUETELL Method! More are scheduled as well!

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