“Designer voice talents” make a client’s work easier, and the final product something to be really proud of. And that pays off, in many ways, in the long run. That’s the value.
Randye Kaye. Female Voice talent
There are so many roles to play in the business of voice-over, it can be hard to get back in touch with the basics – the love of simply bringing words to life. That’s the easy fun of it – and the rest? We can find some fun there too.
I recently heard from one of my agents, someone who represents me in Chicago. We hadn’t had any contact in awhile, so I was checking in to see if we should “break up” or not. You know. Weeding. What she said was both reaffirming and a wake-up reminder: The reaffirming part: “You are an amazing […]
Planting seeds for the future: article I wrote for Technorati about how book finally got published – and these principles apply to Voice Over as well – or any goal.
What is the “sound” first impression of your business? When a potential customer calls on the phone, accesses that explainer video on you-tube, or takes your virtual tour, do they hear the quality you want them to feel? That’s the question for many small businesses, who don’t budget for a professional welcome or on-hold message […]
Voice acting, creative journeys, and how insatiable curiosity and love of communication add to your value as a voice talent and more! Interview with Best Ever You Network. – also got around to my book Ben Behind His Voices!
So you wanna be in voice overs? Yes. Well, read up, person with that lovely voice. Just check the archives at voiceoverXtra, Edge Studio, or any of the number of fab VO blogs out there, and you’ll get the truth: becoming a professional voice over talent takes lots of training,? hard work, marketing,creating business goals, […]
a good audition is never a loss. While placing second doesn’t pay the mortgage or add to your resume, it’s still its own kind of good acting karma
The voice talent often sets up what will soon come (visually or otherwise), or subtly comment on what has come before. In these cases, we may need to use our “introducing…!” delivery, our our “ta-da!” voice.
Voice Acting: everything we do (for work or otherwise) goes into our personalities, and can be used to interpret copy through the filter that is, well, us.