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Celebrating 25 Years of Barney the Dinosaur with 25 Million Hugs - Voice Over Times

Celebrating 25 Years of Barney the Dinosaur with 25 Million Hugs - Voice Over Times | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
Voice Over Times Celebrating 25 Years of Barney the Dinosaur with 25 Million Hugs Voice Over Times The world's most loveable dinosaur is campaigning for 25 million hugs in honour of 25 years of Barney the Dinosaur and sharing, caring, imaging,...
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VoiceOverXtra - Audiobook Titles Explosive Growth - APA Sales Report

VoiceOverXtra - Audiobook Titles Explosive Growth - APA Sales Report | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
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, \
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"She Works Hard for the Money"*

"She Works Hard for the Money"* | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
What would you do for money? Approximate reading time: 45 seconds My husband was teasing me recently about a client I was working for…chortling about the company I keep, so to speak. Medication for...
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Voice Over for the Actor | Hugh P. Klitzke | HPK'S BLOG : VO4TA: Body and Soul

Voice Over for the Actor
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More opportunities to lose customers (a sequel)

More opportunities to lose customers (a sequel) | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, I shared my thoughts on how a company (or individual) can disappoint customers in two easy steps. Those steps were, in a nutshell, "Don't care enough about the customer to do any...
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What if you just get better?

What if you just get better? | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
So here's a question every one of us who works professionally in voiceover needs to wrestle with: how do I make my business bigger and better? Or another way to put it would be: how do I become mor...
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Optimus Prime, Sheriff Woody & What Makes A Character Great

Optimus Prime, Sheriff Woody & What Makes A Character Great | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
At first glance, Optimus Prime hardly seems like a paragon of character-craft perfection. The center of the Transformers universe is as straight-laced and stoney-faced as they come: The perfect cartoon hero.
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Why I Paint

Why I Paint | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
Art has been an escape of mine since I was small. When I was a kid it was drawling all over everything. I loved to create, and eventually dabbled in
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Top 5 Realities Of A Sick Voice Actor

Top 5 Realities Of A Sick Voice Actor | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
Last week started out amazing. By noon Monday I had already booked enough work to meet my weekly budget goal. I was feeling great, flying high and paying bills! All good things. Plus, assuming the ...
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VoiceOverXtra - Voice Acting - Drop Halloween Mask In Life & VO - Deb Munro

VoiceOverXtra - Voice Acting - Drop Halloween Mask In Life & VO - Deb Munro | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
People come out of their shell behind the protection of a Halloween mask. \
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The Kruelest Fruit

The Kruelest Fruit | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
The Kruelest Fruit a poem by Joe J Thomas Oh! Tiny orange, how you mock me! Once the peel is gone, all is empty. Bitter and pithy; the agony complete. A broken promise of taste so sweet.
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Choosing the Right Voice for a Radio Commercial

Choosing the Right Voice for a Radio Commercial | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
The Voice behind the Commercial
Radio commercials are crafted to entice listeners to purchase a product or service.
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“You know, I used to be a….”

“You know, I used to be a….” | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
Never.  Never have I run across a voice-actor who began life as a voice-actor.  Everyone came to the profession from somewhere else.  A good many began in broadcasting...especially radio.  Some from (ahem) TV, or production, or audio engineering... but seriously... do you know of anyone who started their professional life out of High School or college as a voice-actor?  I don't. Since realizing this, I've made a sort of cottage industry out of guessing "prior lives".  Look at Laurel Thomas, who
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Weekend Deadline

Weekend Deadline | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
Yesterday brought a flood of responses to my announcement about merging my FaceBook Voice-Over Friends group into Terry Daniels' Voice-Over Pros Place FaceBook group. The reaction was almost universally positive.  People understand the value in coming together for a lot of common reasons. If you haven't seen the announcement or rationale, please read the article below that explains.  Sometime over the weekend ahead (Oct 11-12) I will be eliminating the Voice-Over Friends group.  'Sad to see it g
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Voice Over Cast of Finding Dory Announced

Voice Over Cast of Finding Dory Announced | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
“Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming…What do we do?  We swim, swim!”
Dory’s swimming finally got her where she wanted to be and fans will soon see her hogging the ocean limelight!
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How To Pass The Time When You’re Sick And Can’t Do Voice Over

How To Pass The Time When You’re Sick And Can’t Do Voice Over | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
Well… it’s been exactly one week since the cold set in and took over my brain and my noise and my throat and what not.
Exactly one week of lost productivity.
So what’s a VO to do when he can’t do voice over?
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3 Ways To Keep Focused As An Entrepreneur – The GKN Weekly Update 10/7/14

3 Ways To Keep Focused As An Entrepreneur – The GKN Weekly Update 10/7/14 | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
Hello and Happy Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day! I never had a teddy bear but I had a tiger that I cleverly named Tony. Ain’t he cute? The tiger, that is. NEWS AND NOTES!
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A real vacation!

A real vacation! | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
This will be my last blog entry for a couple of weeks as I’m going on a real vacation!
The hubster and I celebrated a BIG anniversary this year, so we’re taking a little time for ourselves and heading to Europe.
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Convergence

Convergence | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
My philosophy about social media, the marketplace, and opportunity is that there is always room for one more.  In that environment, though, success depends on many variables. ...a little history When FaceBook created a new feature called "FaceBook Groups" in 2010, I was among the first to launch one for VO people.  Voice-Over Friends quickly gained traction, and got busy.  As most of you know, I'm a big believer in creating, supporting, and nurturing the voiceover COMMUNITY.  A vibrant voice-ove
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Netflix/Adam Sandler Deal Changes The Game For Talent

Netflix/Adam Sandler Deal Changes The Game For Talent | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
The Hollywood power balance shifted a bit more with last week’s announcement by Netflix that it had signed a deal with Adam Sandler’s production company, Happy Madison, to produce four original films for exclusive release on the popular video...
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Why Actors Need to Believe

I was teaching at our New York studio a few days ago and had what I thought was a thunderous aha moment.
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Breaths Playing Havoc With Your Voice Overs? 3 Ways To Make Breathing Less Intrusive

Breaths Playing Havoc With Your Voice Overs? 3 Ways To Make Breathing Less Intrusive | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
One of the big issues that concerns voice over artists is hearing breaths on the recording.
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Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling – Rule 6

Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling – Rule 6 | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
Hey, there! Recently, Emma Coats, who used to work at Pixar as a story artist, tweeted Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling. I’m sharing with you one per week for 22 weeks, along with how you can apply each rule to your VO artistry.
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Branching Conversation Systems and the Working Writer

Branching Conversation Systems and the Working Writer | Voiceover BlogTalk | Scoop.it
Branching Conversation Systems and the Working Writer: This is the first part of a 5-part series of...
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