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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Do I Need ProTools To Have A Professional Actor’s Home Studio? (Part 1)

This perennial question comes in many forms, but the answer is almost always the same: No! OK, let me elaborate on that... First, a little background on Pro Tools. Digidesign, now owned by Avid, created Pro Tools to meet the demanding needs of the professional recording engineer. Those needs include the ability to record many audio tracks of … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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How To Actually Achieve Your Voice-Over Goals

I‘ve learned a number of things about goal-setting over the years. Perhaps the most poignant lesson is this: how you structure your goals can set you up for failure or success. It‘s been my experience that action-oriented goals are much more productive than results-oriented goals. For example, let‘s say I want to lose 50 pounds this year. Is … [Read More...]

VOICEOVER RESOURCES

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Creating The Undeniable Demo, With Pat Fraley

Patrick Fraley has created a new 90-minute webinar: The Undeniable Demo, and it's now available as a recording for streaming or downloading to your computer. During the webinar, Pat shares examples of excellent demos, and having some of the webinar participants perform aspects of three types of demos: Commercial, Animation/Character, and Audiobook … [Read More...]