First Major SAG-AFTRA Contracts APPROVED

June 5th, 2013 by Colleen 
New Three-Year Commercials Contracts Effective Retroactive to April 1, 2013 Straight from SAG -AFTRA LOS ANGELES (May 31, 2013) — “In national voting completed today, SAG-AFTRA members overwhelmingly approved new, three-year contracts negotiated with the advertising industry covering commercials. The 2013 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract and 2013 SAG-AFTRA Radio Recorded Commercials Contract...

Go See Theater Show “Bobbywood” in Hollywood

May 23rd, 2013 by Colleen 
Hollywood Fringe Festival presents “BOBBYWOOD” at the Complex Theatres BOBBYWOOD: THE LONGEST DEATH SCENE Long time friend of Voicebank.net and one of Hollywood’s premier voiceover artists Bill Ratner will be performing his solo show “BOBBYWOOD”  every weekend in June,2013     What is Bill’s “Bobbywood” about? Bill Ratner was watching I Love Lucy one...

Save the Date – SAG Foundation’s 3rd Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Classic

May 22nd, 2013 by Colleen 
Voice-Over Artist James Arnold Taylor Gives Support to the Don La Fontaine Voice-Over Lab And You Can Too! – You can donate and mark your calendar to be a part of the SAG Foundation’s 3rd Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Classic on Saturday, August 24, 2013 which benefits the DLF Voice-Over Lab. Original article – James Arnold Taylor and DLF Voice-over Lab The Screen Actors Guild Foundation...

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...