Julie Williams

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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 […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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The VoiceOver Insider Podcast Episode #2: Dave Courvoisier and the World-Voices Organization

Julie Williams sat down with Dave Courvoisier, a man of many hats: Las Vegas television anchor, voice-over artist, and board member for the … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Do I Need ProTools To Have A Professional Actor’s Home Studio? (Part 1)

This perennial question comes in many forms, but the answer is almost always the same: No! OK, let me elaborate on that... First, a little background on Pro Tools. Digidesign, now owned by Avid, created Pro Tools to meet the demanding needs of the professional recording engineer. Those needs include the ability to record many audio tracks of … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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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...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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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 bestowed on narrators by the Audio Publishers Association (APA), the not-for-profit trade organization of the audiobook industry, since 1996. Click here to see a comprehensive list of the 2014 Audie … [Read More...]