The voice over industry… we all know that it is a place to make some fast and easy money with minimal investment. I already have a voice! I know how to read! Audacity is free! I can buy a USB microphone for less than $100!
The woman behind the voice of SIRI: An interview with Karin Jacobsen TheCelebrityCafe.com My agent said there was a client looking for a native Australian female voice artist living in the Northeast of the United States.
Let’s say you’ve made somewhat of a name for yourself in the VO-business. Your weekly blog is doing really well and colleagues want to be friends with you. People you don’t know seem to value your opinion and start reaching out. They write messages that begin with praise, and of course you’re flattered. At the same time you can sense where this is going. Inevitably, there will be a paragraph at the end of the email that goes like this: “I admire your work and I respect your opinion. You must be very busy, but…. - What do you think of my demo? - How much should I charge as a beginner? - Which online casting service is the best? - What microphone do you recommend? - How do I get an agent? Can you introduce me to yours? - Why is there a hum on my recording? - I do tons of auditions but I never get hired. What am I doing wrong? Any tips that could help me in my career are more than welcome!” On one hand I’m happy that strangers trust me enough to ask for advice. On the other, it makes
Digital learning is coming whether people like it or not. The new standards call for it. Twenty-first century readiness requires it. Future jobs rely on it. There is no doubt that educational technology has the power to motivate kids, so why not harness that passion in the K-12 classroom? There are many reasons why digital learning has arrived and is here to stay.
Last week Source Elements announced that they were releasing a version of Source Connect that runs on any platform by simply utilizing a Google web browser, called Source Connect Now. Voice Over Herald chatted to Source-Connect’s Technical Director Rebekah Wilson this week about other updates on products. If someone was looking for an ISDN alternative, …
When you think of a networking event, what comes to mind? I guess it would depend on the industry. In VO, it's just awesome. When you spend your days working alone in a small padded room, these events are not just fun, educational and often times career changing, but they're almost a necessity! You'll have the…
WhatCulture! 10 Video Game Characters You Didn't Know Were Voiced By Famous Actors WhatCulture! Voice acting is a typically underestimated career which forms a vital component of the majority of modern video games.
Some of us will ask a hundred people their opinion on something before we make a decision. Others seemingly can make major decisions with little forethought. We go online and read reviews and see what others might have to say