Julie Williams

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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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The VoiceOver Insider Podcast Episode #7: Derek Chappell Discusses Using Social Media to Futher your VO Career

Derek Chappell has created an online "hub" of voiceover blogs and other information sources. He chats with Julie Williams about some of the social … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Headphones or Studio Monitors — Part 3

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series I discussed the benefits of using headphones or studio monitors. Now let's look at some recommendations: My general recommendation is check your recording from top to bottom in headphones for background noises that might have gotten into the microphone and mark anyplace that needs to be re-recorded. Once you’ve … [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

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VO Newbie Corner: The Time Is NOW!

I noticed lots of chatter in the various voice actor forums this month about new talent being unable and/or unwilling to begin auditioning. The reasons vary wildly but there is a lot of “my demos aren't ready and/or good enough”, “my website isn't ready and/or good enough” to “I don't sound like I think I should sound” and “I'm only good with my … [Read More...]