Is the process of voice-over recording any different between computer graphics animation versus traditional hand-drawn animation?
It really depends on whether it’s CGI or motion capture. With motion capture, you’ve got the suit on and you’re actually doing the actions as well as the words. But normally, even with CGI animation, it’s still done pretty traditionally: you still record the voices first, and there’s still the storyboard. It’s pretty much the same process, just with CG. Have you done any motion capture yet? I haven’t, but that’s something I’m getting more and more intrigued by, especially seeing these movies like “Avatar.” There’s a lot of new technology where they’re putting animated skins on real human wireframes. I think that’s super-exciting, and I’d love to be a part of one. In addition to “Firebreather,” you’ve also got another new project in the works, Transformers Prime. I play Jack Darby, who is one of the humans involved with the Transformers. I grew up with the Transformers, and I know a lot of fans like the shows to be more ‘bot-centric, and I have to say that Transformers Prime is definite