Voice-over, Kids & Young Adults

I was stage struck when I was a kid. To me, acting wasn’t just play (which it was): it was a full-blown quest, which continues to drive me today. That passion keeps me going, even when I’m met with the obligatory industry opposition. Certainly one … [Read more...]

Audiobooks and the Remarkable Imagination of Ray Bradbury

Much of what we do as voice talent, as actors, is telling a story and conveying the human experience.  This is often our initial draw to perform. At an early age, Science Fiction writer Ray Bradbury did this for me through his extraordinary short … [Read more...]

How to Score More Voice Over Work

There isn’t a single, successful business in existence that requires little or no effort, investment or attention.  No business will ever advance if it’s not driven by promotion. Promotion is a constant.  Even once you achieve success, promotion is … [Read more...]

How to Get a Response from Your (Promo) Mailings

There's a one-word response to the question posed: "How do you get a response from your (promo) mailings?" And that's simply, "Frequency." (In fact, that's the ONLY answer.) The reason being what you're trying to accomplish from repeated postcard … [Read more...]

What’s a ‘HOLDING FEE’?

We receive lots and lots of emails from our trusty SOUND ADVICERs, and are thrilled to hear how well you guys are doing. Here's a prime example from Joel Konya in NYC.  Still questions do arise... and we're here to help! "WHAT'S A HOLDING … [Read more...]

Creating Momentum: Why We Must Continually Promote

Every single promotional piece you send out is auditioning for you when you’re not there: so any and all promotion is an opportunity to make yourself that much more accessible to the work. The more traffic you drive to your site with postcards and … [Read more...]

The Importance of a Voice-over Only Web Page

If you’re pursuing jobs on-camera while furthering your voice-over career, keep in mind it’s important to keep these two websites independent of each other. We discovered this fact from extensive surveying.The reason being: those most likely to hire … [Read more...]

Know Thyself

Much like how we go through life…we are not always all that self-aware. You may have glimpses of blinding clarity, but most of the time, we’re too busy getting on with living our lives to stop and introvert into that thought for very long without … [Read more...]

The Difference Between the Audition and the Session

The same performance energy, the same uninhibited imagination and full-on creativity—all the same performance goals are required of you at the audition as on the job itself. In some respects, imagination and creativity are even more vital at the … [Read more...]