"The only way to do great work, is to love what you do." -Steve Jobs As 2014 came to a close, I reflected on all that I am grateful for. I am humbled by all of the opportunities, experiences and new relationships from this past year. It was by far, in voiceover, my best year yet! Thank you so much, to all of you, who were a part of it. The year began with the launch of my new branding and website. I was like a kid on Christmas when my Sennheiser 416 arrived and the installation of ISDN in my s
The Highlights Project, a collaboration between Novartis and Kevyn Aucoin Beauty, is designed to provide support to those living with acromegaly and Cushing's disease. Check out The Highlights Project Tumblr page for specialized makeup tutorials, educational tips and a dose of inspiration!
Heather Costa's insight:
It was an honor to voice the newest videos for the #HighlightsProject by Novartis & Kevin Aucoin, posted here on their home page. Thank you RCM Broadcast Communications for the opportunity!! #voiceover #acromegaly #CushingsDisease
If you\'re narrating audiobooks, your job market keeps getting bigger and bigger. The Audio Publishers Association (APA) today reports that twice as many audiobooks were published in 2013 than in 2012, \
Join us for the 4th Annual SAG Foundation Poker Classic & Party, a benefit for the Foundation's Don LaFontaine Voice-Over Lab, on Saturday, August 23, 2014 a...
Heather Costa's insight:
The 4th Annual Screen Actors Guild Foundation Poker Classic is this Saturday, Aug 23rd!! I went last year and it was amazing! A great opportunity to raise $ for the Don LaFontaine Voice Over Lab, hang out with some incredibly talented actors and have fun doing it! Sadly I will miss this year's event, but I hope to be there next year. I'm honored to have made the video with my Don LaFontaine impression, check it out here :) If you're in LA, this is an event you don't want to miss!
'Surprised how many people are still in the dark about Google's highly-successful social media platform: Google Plus. I run a regular tweet campaign asking people to join my G+ Voiceover Community, and often get the question "What is G+"? [More about VO communities on Google below.] If you have a gmail account (and who doesn't these days?)...you can create a Google Plus profile (for free) in a jiffy. Why? It's easy It's intuitive It's connected to all things Google (including YouTube, Gmail, GDrive, Google Calendar, etc.) It's another place to find/share information It's another online platform to spread your brand It's NOT Facebook or Twitter The population there is different from other social media networks. To make the most of Google Plus, you need to join groups, much like Facebook or LinkedIn. On G+ they're called "Communities". I administer several VO-related communities there, including: G+ VoiceoversTransitioning to Full-Time [...]
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