Julie Williams

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Sound Advice: Encyclopedia Of Voice-Over

A Product Review by Julie Williams I acquired the Sound Advice Encyclopedia of Voice-Over during a recent trip to Los Angeles to network with dozens of industry professionals. I began reading the book on the way home. I was blown away. After all… in my 37 years as a professional VO talent, what could this […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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Remembering Vanessa Hart

The industry lost a wonderful talent and beautiful soul on February 11th. That’s when 54-year-old Vanessa Hart passed away unexpectedly after a short … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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The Anatomy of Three Voiceover Home Studios – Part 3

By Dan Friedman In this final installment of a three-part series (part 1) (part 2), I’ll discuss a third type of voiceover recording setup. In this setup… the sky is the limit! Keep in mind, that in any recording setup, there are at least two common denominators that will remain constant. They are, and always will be, the two most important … [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

Works For Me: Barbara Rosenblat Audiobook Seminar On .mp3

I recently picked up a copy of Barbara Rosenblat's "How To Become An Audiobook Narrator," an .mp3 seminar, distributed by Dan O'Day. For those of you who don't know anything about Barbara Rosenblat, she's voiced more than 400 audiobooks, has earned eight Audie Awards, and is an accomplished actress besides. This 2 hour 20 minute seminar is … [Read More...]