On Saturday, December 2, 2017, I have the distinct pleasure of being a guest voiceover coach at the VO Pro on the Go workshop, which is happening at three different studios in NYC from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. The organizer is the Lau Lapides Company, based in Boston. When I first met Lau (her name is … [Read more...] about Get ready to be a VO Pro on the Go!
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KINDA' LIKE SIRI, YA' KNOW? That’s what I tell people who ask me about the voiceover project I recorded in Scotland in the Summer of 2015. In our business, it’s pretty unusual to be flown to a studio to narrate a project, because with today’s technology a voiceover artist can connect to clients … [Read more...] about #VOnow BONUS — A Voiceover Artist who Grew up to be a Talking Machine
Thank you for joining me on this voiceover series journey. Like the classic Russian Dolls, over the past few months, we’ve uncovered layer upon layer of voiceover topics to discuss. If you want to refer back to any particular issue or pay forward any insights you gleaned here, this synopsis of the … [Read more...] about #VOnow — It may not be the World Series, but it is the end of this Voiceover Series
“When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.” — Oscar Wilde So why do we have such a hard time talking about voiceover money? THE NUMBERS A 2014 survey from Wells Fargo & Co found money to be the clear winner of ‘hot … [Read more...] about #VOnow — Voiceover Money
Is Your Voice Raw, Ripe, or Rotten? Many people ask me how to determine what their voice is worth, and I provide this comparison. When you’re standing in the produce section, eyeing the avocados, do you like to pick and choose? I do. I know what I like and I know when its ripeness is going to fit … [Read more...] about #VOnow — How do you know what your voice is worth?
Audition, Audition, Audition Whether people realize it or not, voiceover auditions are 95% of a voice actor's job. That’s the world we live in. In the good old days, people were ‘booked off of their demos’ (hired after someone listened to a demo of their work). Nowadays, almost everybody wants to … [Read more...] about #VOnow — Voiceover Auditions