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...]

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...]

How to ‘Book Out’

Summer is calling. We’re moments away from family reunions, vacations, and long weekends. So, here’s a bit of advice that will keep you in good graces with your talent agents and potential clients: if you know the dates you won’t be available for … [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...]

What Does A Casting Director Do?

It may come as a surprise to most people as to what a casting director actually does, even if you’ve considered yourself a professional talent for a number of years. It may interest you to know a casting director does not ‘rep’ you; a talent agent … [Read more...]

Why Voiceovers Can Book Jobs From Just About Anywhere

The beauty of being in voiceover today over any other time in history is the fact that every session is as near as a simple ‘patch’. By that I mean a studio in one region of the country—say Austin, Texas—can easily patch (connect remotely) with … [Read more...]