Julie Williams

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VO Workshop to Cruise The Caribbean

Two of my favorite things are voice-over and cruises. So it’s time for another VO Workshop Cruise! We’ll be heading to the Western Caribbean on April 10-17, 2016. Join us for more than a dozen hours of voiceover coaching, interspersed with hours of personal interaction with coaches and peers alike. Experience endless hours of fun, […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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The Bob Deyan ALS Nurse Fund Launches

There was a huge turnout at the Deyan Audio Northridge studios atwhat would have been Bob Deyan's 57th birthday party. (Bob succumbed last year to … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 1

Question: Should I use headphones or studio monitors while editing audio? Answer: Both. There! Shortest article ever! OK, just kidding... Headphones and studio monitors each provide a unique perspective of the sound of your voice—Headphones give a very “clinical” impression of what’s recorded. By that I mean you are getting a direct feed of … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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Voice Negotiation Tools and Tactics

Price negotiation is one of the more difficult parts of a voiceover business. In the new voiceover marketplace, those with the sharpest business AND voiceover skills will survive. It takes guts to negotiate a job. It also takes a STRONG view of self worth. If you don’t believe in your skills and the value of your time, it will be very difficult … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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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 book teach ME? How arrogant! We ALL have … [Read More...]