Voicebank.net Welcomes Kirk Talent Agency, Canada

November 12th, 2014 by Colleen 
Kirk Talent Agency Has Joined Voicebank.net!   Producers & Casting Directors Invite Kirk Talent Agency to Your Next Voice Over Project!     About the Agency: Kirk Talent was founded in 1989 and is based in Vancouver, Canada. The principals of the company have over 25 years of experience in agency operations and talent management, both in Canada and the United States. Agents and...

Microphones for Home Studios

November 11th, 2014 by Colleen 
QUESTION-”Can anyone recommend a good starter mic brand for a start up VO home studio that doesn’t break the bank?”: Our own Jeff Hixon, CEO of Voicebank.net and master at signal flow weighs in on this question. There are a number of high quality yet affordable at home microphones available. Here are a few: Blue Yeti USB Mic (two price ranges) Yeti, a basic mic, about $129 via Guitar...

Creating Your Own Home Studio

November 10th, 2014 by Jessica 
QUESTION: What are the home studio capability requirements to be competitive? “When asked if a home studio is needed, my reply is that not an entire room but a good recording environment needs to be created. This starts with where you are placing yourself in the room. Do you have a walk-in closet you can use?  If not, there are mobile set ups that help with acoustics, room noise, etc. Make sure...

voiceregistry Workout – Read for Talent Agent Jeffrey Umberger owner of Umberger Agency, GA

November 10th, 2014 by Colleen 
Read & Learn from Talent Agent Agent Jeffrey Umberger owner of Umberger Agency, GA This Workout will be posted November 10th at 12 noon pst.   About the Agency: Umberger Agency is a full service Voice Over agency representing voice actors in the US, Canada, Great Britain, Spain, and Italy. Specializing in TV – Film – Radio – Commercials – Animation – Promo –...

LW1 Talent Agency’s New Voiceover Division!

November 7th, 2014 by Colleen 
LW1 Talent Agency is Proud to Announce the Opening of their Voiceover Division LW1 Talent Agency, an established On camera Commercial Agency, is proud to announce the opening of their Voiceover division. Headed up by Brandie Ilsen, who was previously with ICM’s Voice over department and more recently with DPN Talent as their Director of Creative Services. Brandie brings 17 years of Voice over experience...

The Business of VO

November 6th, 2014 by Jessica 
Have you had a desire to get into the business side of VO? Here is a resource about just that, including marketing and the etiquette when approaching potential clients and agents. Business…it is exactly that! You want and need to be paid what you are worth. The goal is to have a lucrative business but if you are booking jobs that take a lot of your time, for very little pay, how will you ever be...

voiceregistry Workout – Read for Talent Agent Alexander White owner of AWA, GA

October 31st, 2014 by Colleen 
Read & Learn from Talent Agent Alexander White owner of Alexander White Agency This Workout will be posted November 3rd at 12 noon pst.          About the Agency: Alexander White Agency is a boutique talent agency based in Atlanta, GA committed to the growth and success of our artists. Alexander White founded the company in 2013 after successfully working in, and opening branch offices...

Q&A: A Different Perspective

October 30th, 2014 by Jessica 
We’ve got similar questions to our previous post but this time Heather Vergo of Atlas Talent Agency is giving her insight on the industry.  She is also a one-on-one resource that you can utilize through us. Check out the responses below and keep submitting those questions to us via Facebook, Twitter and Google+ for our Q&A month. Question 1 – “What’s the best advice you can...

voiceregistry Workout – Read for Atlas Talent Agency, LA

October 24th, 2014 by Colleen 
Read & Learn from Talent Agent Priscila Torre This Workout will be posted October 27that 12 noon pst. **This workout will include a Spanish Script** About the Agency: When Atlas opened its doors, its mission was to revolutionize the commercial talent agency experience. By creating a true partnership, we have been able to super-serve our clients worldwide. Today, our agency manages the strongest...