Julie Williams

VoiceOver Insider Podcast #14 With Julie Williams

The VoiceOver Insider Podcast has launched Episode #14. Julie wraps up the three-part series of “knowing when to take the plunge” into full-time voiceover work. And Gary MacFadden wraps up his 4-part Mac Minute series on getting into audiobook narration.       You can listen to the episode using the player bar above, or […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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The VoiceOver Insider Podcast Episode #7: Derek Chappell Discusses Using Social Media to Futher your VO Career

Derek Chappell has created an online "hub" of voiceover blogs and other information sources. He chats with Julie Williams about some of the social … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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The Biggest Mistake VO Newbies Make

So many voiceover newbies make the mistake of not approaching voiceover as a business. Like a Subway Franchise, there are expenses: studio, training, marketing. You need a coach to guide you  (not just teach you...but guide you) in what to do next). And, you need to be prepared to invest in yourself, your training, your skills, and your … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

VoiceOver Legal: Power of Attorney

Question: I received a phone call from a casting director, who is also a manager, who expressed interest in me, which was great. It would be non-exclusive, and she would take 20% for gigs she booked me. She also sent me an application form to fill out, along with a w-9, and a Contract that states I am agreeing to give her power of attorney so she … [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...]