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The Ground Up Show

112 EpisodesProduced by Matt D'AvellaWebsite

The Ground Up Show is a podcast that inspires creatives to make meaningful content & pursue their passions. Award-winning filmmaker Matt D’Avella, best known for the Netflix documentary Minimalism, sits down with creators to talk about their process, the lesson’s they've learned & how to make an imp… read more

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096 - What do you have to lose?

Bret Iwan is the voice of Mickey Mouse. In this episode we talk about creative fulfillment, finding balance, and the crazy story of how he landed the gig of one of the most recognizable voices in entertainment.

Find Bret here: https://www.instagram.com/bretiwanvo

Support this podcast & get exclusive videos only on Patreon: http://patreon.com/mattdavella

Episode Highlights:

01:00 - Becoming Mickey 15:52 - Disney changed the game 27:22 - Being a VO Actor and having fans 29:57 - Filling Mickey’s shoes 31:55 - What it’s like to record the voice 38:19 - Grateful to have the opportunity 42:02 - Working as a freelancer 45:22 - Working hard but maintaining balance 45:22 - Enjoying the ride 55:31 - Advice to creative starting out 1:00:13 - Overcoming doubt

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