I love being a full time voice talent. It’s a privilege to serve my clients and it’s a joy to be my own boss. It’s also not as easy as many people think it is.
People tell you that you’ve got a good voice. How hard can it be to start a career in voice over? It’s just talking. You talk everyday. Right? Continue reading So You Want To Be A Voice Talent: 20 Questions To Ask Yourself
On Monday I wrote a post titled 5 Tips For New Voice Talents and received some great feedback on it. People trying to break into the Voice Over Industry sent me tweets and emails thanking me for the advice.
Based on the responses and the requests I had for more advice, I spent some time over the last couple days doing some thinking. What other tips could I offer? Continue reading 5 More Tips For New Voice Talents
I provided my first voice over in 1995. Granted, at the time I had no idea that it was a voice over. I was a high school co-op student working at a radio station in Welland and the Program Director came into the productions studio and said, “Here. Record this.” Continue reading 5 Tips For New Voice Talents
I’m always looking for new people to follow on Twitter. On account of the fact that Twitter is such a great networking tool, and an amazing resource for learning when used properly, I’m often looking for people in a specific group. Namely, voiceover. Continue reading 5 Tips For Voice Talent Bios On Twitter
“We DO NOT want you to sound like an ANNOUNCER!”
How many times have you read or wrote that in audition instructions before?
“We want this script to sound friendly. Like you’re talking to a friend. Not ‘salesy’. More ‘guy next door’. We really want this read to sound conversational.” Continue reading One Quick Tip For A More Conversational Script