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 […]

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Plan For Success in 2015 (Part 2)

Last week we discussed the necessity of setting goals in order to maximize your potential in the new year. (See: Plan For Success in 2015, Part 1.) We … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

Animation, Part 2

By Stacey Turner Click here to read Part 1 of Animation GETTING ON THE RADAR Once a voice actor has stocked their proverbial toolbox with skills and recorded a strong animation demo, how can a newcomer get on a casting director’s radar? “I think agents are a great way to do it because we rely on agents as our partners,” Sherman said. … [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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VoiceOver Success Doesn’t Happen by Accident

One question Quiz.  Which is true? a)     “You have all your fingers. You should be a concert pianist!” b)     “You have a great voice. You should do voice-overs!” c)     “You’ve got a very steady hand. You should be a brain surgeon!” d)     None of the above The answer, of course, is D.  But if you chose B, we are not mocking you. … [Read More...]