You’ve reached the point where you’ve made a few bucks in VO and you’ve come to the conclusion that it’s finally time to lay down some cash and upgrade your studio. Where to start? What are some good decisions when it comes to upgrading your equipment and Voice Over studio? After many decades dealing with […]
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What’s the old saying, “Those who can’t do teach.” This may or may not be true in the ever fragmenting world of voice over and voice acting, but it sure seems like a lot of voice over artists are mining for gold in the brave new world of voice over coaching. A few months ago […]
So as a Voice Over talent, you’re seeking some new or possibly your first agency representation. You’ve got all the agents you want to submit your demo(s) to lined up and there it is, Bam!, they want a headshot. But hey, you’re hiring me for my voice, not my looks. You say to yourself, self, […]
A quick video tutorial on setting up a template in Pro Tools for Voice Over.
Here are some basic tips and tricks for using Pro Tools for Voice Over and Voice Acting. I’ve included quite a bit of info in the video including using the smart tool, removing breaths and more.
ipDTL is the bomb! It’s quickly replacing ISDN as the go-to tool of choice for Voice Over artists and producers. The whole shebang runs in Google Chrome and requires no additional software or plugins or installs. If you have Google Chrome, you can use ipDTL. ipDTL also allows connections to traditional ISDN. ipDTL enables the […]
One of the trends in voice over and voice acting has seen many clients calling for a more natural and conversational read. Radio and TV in America continues to buck this trend. The proliferation of that same old big, scary, deep and ravenous VO might be doing more harm to your brand and imaging than […]
I can remember after about three years in the radio biz, I had a Program Director stop the tape during an aircheck session and say to me, “You know it’s a damn shame jocks spend the first 5 years of their career striving to sound like a disk jockey and the rest of their career […]