Why You Need To Lead With A Commercial Demo As A Voice-over

There are no absolutes in voiceover, or in acting as a profession, but there are most certainly a number of elements you should consider if you’re considering pursuing voiceover as a profession. Training is a given, and understanding who you’ve … [Read more...]

Why Momentum Matters To Your Career

I’ve observed a rather unexpected, unusual thing over the years with a great many of our SOUND ADVICE voiceover demo production clients. Considering we spend a great deal of time and attention getting to know the strengths and assets of each … [Read more...]

Mastering The Art Of Being Yourself

As an actor, you’re most often asked to just be yourself. Come to think of it, this could be said of all manner of business, just maybe more so as an actor. Those casting are most interested in you being you. In fact, you’re expected to be the most … [Read more...]

What Makes You Versatile

As actors we’re generally expected to be versatile enough to play everything. Or at least that’s the general consensus regarding acting as a profession, and not simply from actors and their coaches. Of course, precious few have the wherewithal to … [Read more...]

How To Avoid The Biggest Mistake Voice Talent Make

Like most small business owners just starting out, budding voice talent tend to severely undervalue themselves out of sheer desperation, and for fear they may “lose the job”. For instance, “I’d love to voice your documentary… for FREE!” Insert … [Read more...]

How To Weather The Current ‘Show Hole’ We’re In

Remember when rainy summer afternoons either meant building forts in the basement, or going to the movies? Remember the movies? Whatever happened to them? Amazing stories that Siskel and Ebert would bicker over as to which one was better “crafted” … [Read more...]

What No One Will Tell You About Becoming A Voice Over Talent

Let’s suppose you’ve just received your newly produced voiceover demos. Wonderful! After months of preparation and hard work, you now have your well-produced voiceover demos ready to go. You’ll probably listen to them about 80 times in the first … [Read more...]

How To Eliminate Tech Anxiety For Voice Actors

If you’re like most actors, you’re more talent than techie. And when it comes to voiceover, that can pose a problem, especially since so many auditions and gigs are done from home today. Rest easy. There’s hope. First of all, just because someone … [Read more...]

Establishing Your Brand Identity As A Voice Talent

With all the advances and availability of technology today, budding graphic designers are turning up on every corner. Or are they? I know what you’re thinking, “How hard could it be? I can create my own graphics.” Then again, most people think … [Read more...]

How to Know When to Update Your Voice Over Demo

Beyond your sparkling personality, dulcet vocal tones, and unlimited imagination—your voice over demo is the most important tool you have to secure work in this business. It’s the vehicle you’ll benefit from most to drive your career… provided it’s … [Read more...]