Julie Williams

iRig

Will the Tiny But Mighty Apogee MiC Finally Get A Worthy Competitor?

by Paul Strikwerda. Reprinted with permission from the Nether Voice Blog. Absolutely! At the Winter NAMM in January, IK Multimedia announced the release of the iRig Mic Studio. It’s a very portable microphone for ALL platforms. The iRig Mic isn’t available yet, but looking at the specs, it’s possible to make a preliminary side-by-side comparison. […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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Faffcamp II: Educational, Inspirational, Motivational

My first "Faff" event was a fabulous experience. More than 150 "faffers" converged on San Antonio, Texas in mid-March, combining business with … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Animation, Part 1

By Stacey Turner If you’ve dreamed of voicing characters for an animated TV series, or imagined crying out in pain as your video game character is felled by a hail of bullets, here’s some advice: before you schlep your family, pet ferret and collection of Stars Wars action figures across the country, read what four influential members of the … [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...]