Voice-Over Community Rally’s Together to Help Fellow Voice Actor

May 17th, 2013 by Colleen 
Voice Actors On Voicebank.net Doing Webinar Fundraiser to Help Fellow Voice Actor When I saw this article all I could think was I hope I can help bring awareness  and help by sharing this! Originally posted by voiceovertimes.com The 2013 Audiobook Gold Rush webinar Calgary based voice-over actress Nicole Nielson has been diagnosed with an incurable condition called Parry Rombergs Syndrome. Only...

NEW SAG & AFTRA 2013 RATE SHEETS

May 15th, 2013 by Colleen 
NEW SAG & AFTRA 2013 RATE SHEETS Almost on a daily basis when helping producers who are creating voice over casting projects on Voicebank.net I am asked about rates for talent. Example from today - “Basically, what are the talent fees for 8 weeks/regional market usage”? Even when the producer is creating a non-union project I encourage to check what the union rate is and settle into...

How to Get into Voiceover Part 4

May 7th, 2013 by Colleen 
Tom Dherre Interview– Voiceover Techniques Part 4   Question – On VO Technique, What are your 2 best bits of advice?  Question – Why is Breath Control Important?     5.7.13 - Voicebank.net created the voiceregistry website to help actors “bridge” from not being represented to getting good solid representation. Once represented by an agency on VOICEBANK.NET your...

How to Get into Voiceover Part 3

May 5th, 2013 by Colleen 
Tom Dherre Interview Success with Audiobooks Part Three     Question – Why did you want to do Audiobooks? Question – How do you prepare for Audiobook Production? Question – How do you Prepare to Portray the Character Roles? Question – Can you share VO techniques for Audiobooks?   5.5.2013 – Today is the last day of camp….. the first Faff Camp is almost...

How to Choose a Voiceover Microphone

April 30th, 2013 by Colleen 
Choosing a Voice-over Microphone There are a lot of great and not so great ways to get advice on the equipment you should get and will need to be sure your are putting your best “Vocal Chord” forward. At this weekend’s Faff Camp event that we are happy to be a Key sponsor of along with other wonderful sponsors who care about helping voice over actors will be one of the Main Stage...

Is a Home Studio a “Must Have” to do Voice over?

April 23rd, 2013 by Colleen 
Simple Ways to Do a Good Recording   Between getting calls and emails about starting a career in Voiceover one of the main questions asked time and time again is “What do I need to record my voice and do I need a studio”? Even talent that already work in Voice-over have questions about how they can improve on what they have or are doing. On our other website voiceregistry some of the...

GREAT NEWS ON THE SAG/AFTRA Front!

April 8th, 2013 by Colleen 
SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal on Commercials Contract Contract negotiations are always a stressful time but going in with an “easy does it” approach helped all concerned to ease into  a tentative agreement on a 3 year deal with the AD industry. We thank Variety.com for this great informative article! - SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal

Quality of the Recording for VOICEOVER

November 21st, 2012 by Colleen 
Voiceover and the Importance of the Quality of the Recording Any where from brand new to the industry to the consistently  working Voiceover talent questions are still asked about the best way to record, recording environments, microphone selection, and technical “tweaks”. There are many wonderful and helpful audio engineers that can help but in this post I am going to focus on one gentleman...

Men rule movie trailers

March 21st, 2012 by Colleen 
Men rule movie trailers BUT can this trend change? The link Below is really great to watch. Professionals in the voice over industry  from talent agent Jeff Danis president of DPN  to voice-over artists Joan Baker and Tasia Valenz talk about the current trend and what it will take for women in the voice over business to break through the current trend and blaze a new trail (trailer) for the future. Men...