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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Using Reaper for Punch and Roll

Recently the question was asked in the very informative Twisted Wave user group on Facebook how to use the Reaper software program (http://www.reaper.fm/) for producing punch-and-roll audio files. If you're not familiar with punch-and-roll, it's essentially a method often used in long-form reads (corporate narration or audiobooks) that lets 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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2014 Audie Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2014 Audie Awards have been announced. The Audies are annual awards that recognize distinction in audiobooks. They have been bestowed on narrators by the Audio Publishers Association (APA), the not-for-profit trade organization of the audiobook industry, since 1996. Click here to see a comprehensive list of the 2014 Audie … [Read More...]