Julie Williams

VoiceOver Insider Podcast #41 with Tasia Valenza

The VoiceOver Insider Podcast has launched Episode #41 with Tasia Valenza, one of the top female voiceover artist in the country. A story teller with an acting background, Tasia doesn’t just read the words … she gives them meaning. In addition to commercials, narration, promos, imaging and political spots, Tasia is probably best known for […]

VoiceOver Industry News

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Plan For Success in 2015 (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 2015, Part 1.) We … [Read More...]

VoiceOver Technical

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Do I Need Pro Tools to have a Professional Actor’s Home Studio? (Part 2)

  [See Part 1 of this article for a general overview of what software needs to provide for the home VO studio.] For Mac OS If price is your number one discerning factor for choosing software (it shouldn’t be), then look no further than Garageband. It’s included with every Mac computer, so that helps offset the perceived “Apple tax” of paying a … [Read More]

VoiceOver Business

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What Is A ‘Cease and Desist’ Letter?

A 'Cease and Desist' letter, like it sounds, is a legal letter demanding you to stop an activity now, and in the future. In the voice over world, cease and desist letters usually are received by talents for their improper uses of a trademarked name, or copyrighted material. I have actually been seeing more and more of these letters in recent … [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...]