Voice actors are often faced with scripts that are running to long. Finding ways to edit the language, so the advertisers message isn’t lost, is not that hard when you know what to do.
Voice2014 Convention – Anaheim, USA Here I am with Aric Shuford, who runs the SAG/AFTRA ‘Don LaFontiane Voice Over Lab, the fabulous Tess Masters, LA based Aussie Voice Actor and author of ‘The Blender Girl’ and Scott Brick, husband of Tess, voice actor and top US Audio Book Narrator. I took the plunge and got myself over to LA for this […]
Ever wondered how to perfect your Voice Over reads? Here are two little rules for the voice actor that make all the difference! The Voice Over pro’s all do it brilliantly – and that’s what makes them pro’s. Know what they do? They understand how to convert written word into spoken word and make it […]
I want to introduce you to Debby Barnes, voice over artist. Debby and I have been chatting via social media for a while. Her energy and passion for voice over caught my attention! That, and the fact that Debby fits the new mould of voice actors – that is those who live and work in […]
Voice Over Marketing For some working in voice over, even the word ‘marketing’ is scary. But don’t worry. You don’t need a marketing degree to think up, learn about and use some really canny marketing tricks to make sure your talents are known about by the right people. I know this for a fact. Many […]
Every voice actor I know would love to work in animation. Not a lot of animation is created in Australia, but there are some great producers making top-shelf stuff. I talked to one actor who just fell into it. Here’s her story!
Managing your own Voice Over career (regardless of whether you’ve got an agent or not) means that you have to target your demos to specific clients, know who’s looking for your voice over talents and be easily found.
I’d like to introduce you to Nicola Redman, a Northern Irish voice over artist. Now while I haven’t met Nicola “in real life” (yet!) I chat with her on social media regularly. I love how the voice over industry is developing globally and how we can all support and learn from each other – regardless […]
Sometimes voice over artists will have an agent while some work freelance without representation.
The truth is, you don’t have to have an agent to get mainstream voiceover work in most places.
But I do know there are some high-end sound studios in capital cities, who will only deal with agents.
Insider tips on how to get a voice over agent and why your voice over career can benefit from having one.