Julie Williams

Voiceover Insider Podcast #55: Monique Bagwell on the Neutral American Accent

The VoiceOver Insider Podcast has launched Episode #55. Julie Williams Julie Williams talks to Monique Bagwell, an award winning actress and voiceover talent, about what it means when a client asks for a “neutral” or “generic” American accent. For more than two decades, Monique has been teaching General American in the Mass Communication and Media […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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Faffcamp II: Educational, Inspirational, Motivational

My first "Faff" event was a fabulous experience. More than 150 "faffers" converged on San Antonio, Texas in mid-March, combining business with … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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A Temporary Sound Booth Setup

I mentioned during my Mac Minute in Julie's podcast interview with Jack de Golia that I recently put together a temporary sound booth that can be easily moved from location to location. (We sold our house, and are doing a series of house-sitting gigs while we look for a new home. The setup is pretty simple. As a frame I'm using a set of "light … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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The Bob Deyan ALS Nurse Fund Launches

There was a huge turnout at the Deyan Audio Northridge studios atwhat would have been Bob Deyan's 57th birthday party. (Bob succumbed last year to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease.) The occasion was used to launch part of his legacy: the Bob Deyan ALS Nurse Fund. Even Bob's 93-year-old mother was in … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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Commercial Voices — A Different Approach To Online Casting

It’s no secret that online casting has changed the way voiceover talent audition for jobs, are listened to by casting directors, and are selected for projects. You may only have heard about a couple of online casting services, but there are in fact dozens of them on the Internet, some of which work in very specific niche areas.

One of the earliest … [Read More...]