Always Bring The Travel Mic

In the interest of truly “checking out” and taking a well-earned vacation, I booked out with my voice over agents.  I warned the agents and any client I did a …

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Finding a Local Recording Studio

If you have a sub-par (or non-existent) home studio, please go to a professional studio to record your auditions.  With all of the online casting sites, you’ll need to know …

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Be Excellent

When launching a business, there is a concept called, “Cost of Entry.”  Cost of Entry is the cash spent to start your business.  When you decide to become a voice …

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Self Development

Back in the day, it was an agent’s job to develop new talent.  If the agent was really excited about a new talent, they would agree to take them on …

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What Can I Do To Prepare

Time for a little Q and A…this one coming from a childhood friend with a music background preparing for a course of study with Nancy Wolfson: “What are some things …

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Submitting to Voice Over Agents

Here are some quickie Do’s and Don’ts of submitting to voice over agents for you guys.  And yes, I’m starting with a very big DON’T because I always like to …

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Buying and Installing ISDN

If you are a working VO professional, you will know the right time to consider having ISDN installed in your studio.  If you are turned down for jobs because you …

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When To Commission Your Agent

Since there are so many opportunities to book work on your own in voice over, I’m often asked by actors if they should pay a commission to their agent for …

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Slating for Voice Over

When slating for voice over, there are a few basic rules of thumb.  When slating for a commercial, promo, narration, or industrial, just slate your name.  When slating for animation, …

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