Microphones and Software

Two technical questions I’m often asked are, “What microphone should I buy?” and, “What sound editing software should I use?”  The best answer is, “it all depends on how much …

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The First Two Seconds

Place yourself in the mind/ears of a buyer who is combing through oodles of auditions.  Usually your agent is the first in a long line of people to listen to …

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What Does “Non-Announcery” Mean?

Audition technique is of paramount importance to your success in booking voice over jobs.  Just like in the on-camera world, the tricks to getting the job are often very different …

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Where’s My Booking?

“I recorded my demo, and I’ve been auditioning for a year, and I haven’t booked anything yet!  What gives???” “I used to book all the time, but now it’s been …

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Anna’s Mocap Edification

Woody Schultz wrote a fantastic blog post on mocap here: http://actors-network.com/blog/?p=338 So of course, I gotta follow up with a quick story about my recent introduction mocap… Last month, my …

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What is IVR?

IVR stands for Interactive Voice Response, basically, you call a company looking for information, and a computer detects your voice and telephone touch tones to get you the info you …

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Where do you stand?

Where do you stand in your voice over career?  This will determine your next move… Folks always ask me if they should take a group class or study privately with …

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