Julie Williams

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Sound Advice: Encyclopedia Of Voice-Over

A Product Review by Julie Williams I acquired the Sound Advice Encyclopedia of Voice-Over during a recent trip to Los Angeles to network with dozens of industry professionals. I began reading the book on the way home. I was blown away. After all… in my 37 years as a professional VO talent, what could this […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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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 … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 2

[In Part 1 of this series I discussed headphones. I also mentioned that headphones and studio monitors each provide a unique perspective of the sound of your voice—Headphones give a very “clinical” impression of what’s recorded. By that I mean you are getting a direct feed of the record sound into both ears without the added acoustics of your … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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Plan For Success in 2014 (Part 1)

Don’t make New Year’s resolutions?  You should.  I’m not talking about resolving to lose those last few pounds or vowing to be more patient with the kids,  (Although I do believe those are great resolutions.)  I’m talking about business planning. The old adage “If you fail to plan, plan to fail,” is often true in business. Larger companies have … [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...]