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...]

Promote or Perish: How To Become A Professional Voice-over Talent

There’s really no point in having a demo if no one knows you have one. Out of sight, out of mind. Promotion allows you to take matters into your own hands. Without it—all your hard work could be for nothing. Think about it: you wouldn't walk … [Read more...]

Grow Your Small Business as a Professional Voiceover Talent

Let’s assume you’re after what we’re after: to work steadily as a professional talent, earning a decent living while scratching your aesthetic itch. It can be done, you know. People do it every day. Voiceover is a start-up business, just like any … [Read more...]

A Good Problem To Have

The entertainment industry doesn’t have a monopoly on problems, but we certainly have more than our share. To add to this, scores of ‘would-be’ professional actors and voice overs, with scads of potential and talent, routinely overwhelm themselves … [Read more...]

What Makes You Stand Out As A Voice Over

  At first blush, you might think voiceover is all about the ability to parrot famous stars, create cartoony characters at a moment's notice, and authentically mimic any accent under the sun. And while these skills are certainly useful to … [Read more...]

Who Does What: Your Agent Is Not Your Manager

There’s a saying that goes, “The definition of unhappiness is when reality does not meet expectation.” This could easily account for so many talent wasting as much time as they do either crabbing about their agents or their lack of representation, as … [Read more...]

How to Get Started in Voiceover

You’ve heard it your whole life, “You have a remarkable voice.” Everyone’s told you that you should be in radio. Of course, none of them are in the entertainment business, so you probably never really pursued it. But how do you get started in … [Read more...]

How To Go Further & Become A Valuable Voice Talent

There’s a specific performance technique I developed for our SOUND ADVICE clients I call ‘stretching the canvas’. It’s based on the notion that much like the artist, Jackson Pollock, you need to risk well beyond the narrow limits you might initially … [Read more...]