Julie Williams

Voiceover Insider Podcast #31 with Gary Schwartz

The VoiceOver Insider Podcast has launched Episode #31. Julie Williams talks with video game actor Gary Schwartz. Gary’s 30 year career encompasses all things entertainment from coaching improv…to video games.  He’s been a voice in a number of video games, including multiple Star Wars games, Dota 2, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, Poker Night at the Inventory, and […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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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

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 1

Question: Should I use headphones or studio monitors while editing audio? Answer: Both. There! Shortest article ever! OK, just kidding... 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 … [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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New VO Book Review: Making Money In Your PJs

I love not only the title, but the content of Making Money in Your PJs, by Paul Strikwerda. Not that I make money in my PJs… no, I make money in my bathing suit in between dips in the pool! Either way, it is a fun life! But that doesn’t mean everyone is qualified for it. So often people come into this field because all their lives people told … [Read More...]