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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Do I Need Pro Tools to have a Professional Actor’s Home Studio? (Part 2)

  [See Part 1 of this article for a general overview of what software needs to provide for the home VO studio.] For Mac OS If price is your number one discerning factor for choosing software (it shouldn’t be), then look no further than Garageband. It’s included with every Mac computer, so that helps offset the perceived “Apple tax” of paying a … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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14 Strategies to Make More Money in 2014

Beef up your bookkeeping. Get web site(s) in order. Schedule daily or weekly times to search for prospects. Add new agents to your sales force. Network at events. Professional Development: Refining your craft through training (private coaching/webinars), buying books or resources. Develop a mission statement that defines you and your … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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FaffCon Dates Announced

The 7th annual FaffCon “unconference”  is now scheduled!  The “unconference” will be held from September 18-21 at a fabulous resort in Tucson. FaffCon is a unique voice-over conference in that there are no set topics or speakers.  It’s a peer-to-peer environment, limited to seasoned professional voice talent. FaffCon is a participant-driven … [Read More...]