Julie Williams

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Will the Tiny But Mighty Apogee MiC Finally Get A Worthy Competitor?

by Paul Strikwerda. Reprinted with permission from the Nether Voice Blog. Absolutely! At the Winter NAMM in January, IK Multimedia announced the release of the iRig Mic Studio. It’s a very portable microphone for ALL platforms. The iRig Mic isn’t available yet, but looking at the specs, it’s possible to make a preliminary side-by-side comparison. […]

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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How To Use Skype As A Phone Patch

First, you have to choose how you would like to use Skype, and whether the director or client requires that you have the ability to play back recorded takes. I’ll outline two different methods, the software and the hardware mixer methods. First a little about how to setup your Skype account to prepare for making and receiving calls with standard … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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The Casting Room: Behind Closed Doors

Oh to be a fly on the wall when the producers, writers, and directors are listening back to the casting session. Well, I got to be, for a long time. For the most part, a Casting Director runs the session (has the actors in, gives them direction, records them…) and then sends it off to the clients so they can listen to it at their leisure. There … [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...]