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Are you a voice artist, want to be one or just a fan? Here's some stuff you might find interesting
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Perform on stage with the cast of Anchorman

Perform on stage with the cast of Anchorman | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Want to perform on stage with the cast of Anchorman and support a great cause? Omaze has your chance to win.
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Can't wait for the new Anchorman movie! Check this out: Raise money for charity and do an on-stage live reading with Will Farrell... It's a win win! 

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Real Voice Of Siri is Susan Bennett [HQ]

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Meet Susan Bennett, the voice of Siri! Now that's a great gig!

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‘Futurama’: Seth MacFarlane to play…. — EXCLUSIVE | EW.com

‘Futurama’: Seth MacFarlane to play…. — EXCLUSIVE | EW.com | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Before Futurama heads off into the wild green yonder of the afterlife, it will work Seth MacFarlane like a dog. Well, sort of. In a...
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The return of Seymour, but the end of Futurama.... 

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Cliff Zellman Interview | Karen Souer, Virtual Assistant

Cliff Zellman Interview | Karen Souer, Virtual Assistant | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Here’s an interview of the awesome Cliff Zellman. http://t.co/d10Oeq0FuA #vo #voiceover
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Always love to learn more about the people behind the mic. Karen Souer interviewed Cliff Zellman who has worked with some of the greats! 

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Coming to your phone: High-definition voice

Coming to your phone: High-definition voice | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Smartphone makers have long touted the appeal of their high-definition display screens. Soon they'll be able to add high-definition sound to the mix, too. (Great news for #voiceover techies on the go!
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HD voice for your phone? This is interesting...

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Ryan Quincy Talks About Transforming From Reluctant Voiceover Actor to ... - LA Weekly (blog)

Ryan Quincy Talks About Transforming From Reluctant Voiceover Actor to ... - LA Weekly (blog) | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
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Ryan Quincy Talks About Transforming From Reluctant Voiceover Actor to ...
LA Weekly (blog)
Emmy-winning animator Ryan Quincy has always dreamed of having his own show.
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Dreams do come true! Voiceover Actor Ryan Quincy talks about getting his own show. 

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Blending psychology, business, and voice over

Blending psychology, business, and voice over | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
My interview with celebrity #voiceover talent @rodtalks comes out tomorrow! Subscribe here so you don't miss it http://t.co/KwquJ9PI
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Stumbled across this great blog from voice talent, John Lano. Great article with Rod. Thanks for sharing!

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Interview With Teddy Bear Town #Audiobook Narrator Bill Russell « Stacy Juba

Interview With Teddy Bear Town #Audiobook Narrator Bill Russell « Stacy Juba | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Author Stacy Juba writes adult murder mysteries and contemporary romance fiction as well as books for young adults and children. Her titles include Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, Sink or Swim, Dark Before Dawn, The Flag Keeper and Face-Off.
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Interesting interview with audiobook narrator Bill Russell. He talks about getting into voice-over and how even though you may have "natural" talent, training is key! 

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Voice Acting Conference | VoiceWorld Toronto 2013

Voice Acting Conference | VoiceWorld Toronto 2013 | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
The VoiceWorld Toronto conference sets out to intensify your passion for the art of voice acting. Prepare to be educated, equipped and empowered.
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If your New Year's resolution is to get more serious about voice-over, VoiceWorld Tornonto is set for May 2013. I've got my ticket! 

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‘Simpsons’ Actor Azaria Sues Bierko Over Right to a Voice

‘Simpsons’ Actor Azaria Sues Bierko Over Right to a Voice | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Hank Azaria, an actor on Fox
television’s “The Simpsons,” sued a fellow actor, Craig
Bierko, over the rights to the voice of a fictional baseball
announcer in an Internet comedy program.
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Tina Fey to guest on ‘The Simpsons’

Tina Fey to guest on ‘The Simpsons’ | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it

Tina Fey is going to be a mean girl… on The Simpsons!

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Jon Hamm Takes On Talking Toilet Role

Jon Hamm Takes On Talking Toilet Role | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it

Jon Hamm's latest role...the voice of a talking toilet! 

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Meet Actress Becca Battoe, the Voice Behind the 50 Shades of Grey Audiobook

Meet Actress Becca Battoe, the Voice Behind the 50 Shades of Grey Audiobook | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
It takes a special, sultry someone to read aloud E.L. James' 50 Shades of Grey. Anastasia's Steele's inner goddess requires a very specific kind of reading.
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Why does your voice sound weird recorded?

Why does your voice sound weird recorded? | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
I've always found it a little weird to listen to my voice on radio. It just sounds different to me! Maybe you've experienced this phenomenon, too. Here's the scientific explanation.
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I don't sound like that! Ever say that to yourself? This may explain why.

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Mel Blanc, We Miss You...

Mel Blanc, We Miss You... | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
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It was July 10th, 1989 that the world lost Mel Blanc. He was one of the greatest voice artist...ever. They didn't call him the man of a 1000 voices for nothing! Youtube some of his videos. WOW! We miss you, Mel. 

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22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Small lobsters are tearing this nation apart. ;
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Where Americans live may determine how they say certain words. It's another thing you need to know if you do voice-over. Here's some great example of those differences...

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Why aren't video game actors treated like stars? - Polygon

Why aren't video game actors treated like stars? - Polygon | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Why aren't video game actors treated like stars?
Polygon
"Within the next year and a half to two years, there will be something that tips over and brings some of these voice-over people a lot more celebrity," Wahlgren predicts.
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Voicing video games: Is it worth it? David Griner breaks it down.

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Conan does a hilarious voiceover for Chinese drama | Absolutely ...

Conan does a hilarious voiceover for Chinese drama | Absolutely ... | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
I'm sure you've seen bad English dubbing for foreign films. You know what I'm talking about, the kind where the guy's mouth keeps moving long after he stops talking. Conan O'Brien was recently asked to do a voiceover for a ...
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Haven't had the chance to do this kind of vo. Funny stuff Conan!

 

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Conan will do anything for laugh...but I think Johnny took it further than anyone

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Griffin MicConnect lets your XLR microphone make sweet music on your iPhone or iPad - Mobile News

Griffin MicConnect lets your XLR microphone make sweet music on your iPhone or iPad - Mobile News | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
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This doesn't come out until around June 2013, but it doesn't get much easier to set up your condenser mic to you iPad AND iPhone!

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The Celebrity Voice-Over Game: Behind Campaigns With Famous Narrators

The Celebrity Voice-Over Game: Behind Campaigns With Famous Narrators | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Despite the increasing use of fast-forwarding DVRs and streaming Netflix videos, TV commercials still find a way of digging into our consciousness and staying there.
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Interesting article regarding the use of celebrities in voice-overs. What are your thoughts? 

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James Earl Jones Voice of CNN Again

James Earl Jones Voice of CNN Again | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Jan 22 (TheWrap.com) - James Earl Jones is back to intoning "This is CNN " for the cable news channel after a long absence. (VOICEOVER fans: James Earl Jones is back! This really *IS* CNN!
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Seth MacFarlane to guest on ‘The Simpsons’ as…

Seth MacFarlane to guest on ‘The Simpsons’ as… | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it

Woo hoo! Seth MacFarlane has recorded a guest spot on The Simpsons. The Family Guy creator and voice actor....

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Blue Microphones | Spark Digital - Turns Your iPad Into A True Mobile Studio.

Blue Microphones | Spark Digital - Turns Your iPad Into A True Mobile Studio. | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it

Spark Digital is the world's first studio-grade condenser microphone to offer both USB and iPad connectivity.

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Jerry Nelson, The Count on 'Sesame Street,' Dies

Jerry Nelson, The Count on 'Sesame Street,' Dies | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it

Sadly a voice we heard growing up has passed. RIP Jerry Nelson, you can now count the angels!

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Zooey Deschanel and Jon Hamm join Johnny Depp as FOX animation voices

Zooey Deschanel and Jon Hamm join Johnny Depp as FOX animation voices | Whats Going On In Voice-Over | Scoop.it
Zooey Deschanel will guest on “The Simpsons” next season, while Jon Hamm will lend his voice to both “Family Guy” and “American Dad.”...
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