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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Hal Douglas Leaves His Voice Behind

Hal Douglas, a well-respected icon in the movie and TV voice-over for his work in trailers and commercials, passed away March 7th at the age of … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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How To Use Skype As A Phone Patch

First, you have to choose how you would like to use Skype, and whether the director or client requires that you have the ability to play back recorded takes. I’ll outline two different methods, the software and the hardware mixer methods. First a little about how to setup your Skype account to prepare for making and receiving calls with standard … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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Plan For Success in 2014 (Part 2)

Last week we discussed the necessity of setting goals in order to maximize your potential in the new year. (See: Plan For Success in 2014, Part 1.) We talked about Annual goals being broken down into quarterly goals, into monthly, etc.  Hopefully you downloaded the goal planning sheet and brainstormed about how you can achieve what you’d like to, … [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...]