Julie Williams

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Bob Deyan Loses Battle With ALS

It is with profound sadness that I announce that Bob Deyan lost his battle to ALS, this morning.  Bob was truly a pillar in the audiobook community, as is his wife, Debra. Bob has produced more than 10,000 audio books. In the process he directed celebrity readers such as Richard Dreyfuss, Craig Ferguson, Raven Simone, […]

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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Sound Advice by Dan Friedman

Book Review by Gary MacFadden Dan Friedman has written an eminently useful book about setting up a home studio. And, as both a voiceover artist and a producer of voiceover work for going on 15 years, he’s got the bona fides.  I met Dan at the VO2013 in Atlanta in March 2013. We talked some about his book, and then I happened to sit in on a … [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...]