Julie Williams

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The Deyan Institute Raises The Bar in Audiobook Training

“Today, anyone with a microphone can get into this type of work. And with the barrier to entry being so low, these people have a burden on themselves to study their craft, hone their skills, and compete in this new marketplace,” says Debra Deyan, owner of Deyan Audio. A couple of months ago the Deyan […]

VoiceOver Industry News

Marc Cashman and Julie Williams: The Dynamic Duo

Sign Up for This New Webinar: The VO Report Card - June 24th at 6p.m. PDT Register for the webinar (June 24th at 6p.m. PDT) … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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On The Road: Mixing the iPad With A DAW

Ever since I got an iPad earlier this year, I’ve been looking for a way to hook a decent large-condenser mic to it, so I would be ready for those times away from home when I needed to voice a quick audition or (with luck) a paying job. I’ve watched the online videos of the “big guys” like Beau Weaver and Joe Cipriano doing their recordings on the … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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Voice Negotiation Tools and Tactics

Price negotiation is one of the more difficult parts of a voiceover business. In the new voiceover marketplace, those with the sharpest business AND voiceover skills will survive. It takes guts to negotiate a job. It also takes a STRONG view of self worth. If you don’t believe in your skills and the value of your time, it will be very difficult … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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VO Newbie Corner: The Time Is NOW!

I noticed lots of chatter in the various voice actor forums this month about new talent being unable and/or unwilling to begin auditioning. The reasons vary wildly but there is a lot of “my demos aren't ready and/or good enough”, “my website isn't ready and/or good enough” to “I don't sound like I think I should sound” and “I'm only good with my … [Read More...]