Sound Advice by Dan Friedman

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Book Review by Gary MacFadden Dan Friedman has written an eminently useful book about setting up a home studio. And, as both a voiceover artist and a producer of voiceover work for going on 15 years, he’s got the bona fides.  I met Dan at the VO2013 in Atlanta in March 2013. We talked some […]

Make More Green In 2014 Webinar Series

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The Voice-OverWebinars.com group has introduced a series of four webinars to kick off the 2014 season. Titled Make More Green In 2014, the webinar series features presenters chosen specifically to help voice talents launch or improve their voice-over careers during the coming year. “We’ve designed this set of webinars to do three things,” said Julie […]

New Pat Fraley Webinar: Taking Comedy Seriously

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Patrick Fraley has created a new 90-minute webinar: Taking Comedy Serioulsy, and it’s now open for registration. The webinar will run December 17th, 2013, from 6p.m. to 7:30p.m. Pacific Standard Time. To check out more about this webinar and register NOW, click here.  In this webinar, Fraley outlines eight common elements that you’ll find over […]

Voice Over Self Direction App Introduced

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Close on the heels of Pat Fraley’s webinar on the importance of self-direction for the voiceover artist (see The Art of Self Direction comes an app for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch: Voice Over Self Direction. The app was designed by long-time voiceover casting director and VO coach Mary Lynn Wissner of Voices Voicecasting. […]

On The Road: Mixing the iPad With A DAW

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Ever since I got an iPad earlier this year, I’ve been looking for a way to hook a decent large-condenser mic to it, so I would be ready for those times away from home when I needed to voice a quick audition or (with luck) a paying job. I’ve watched the online videos of the […]

Creating The Undeniable Demo, With Pat Fraley

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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 demos. To check […]

AirTurn Provides Hands-Free Page Turning For VO

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The AirTurn is a Bluetooth equipped foot pedal appliance that works with your iPad, Android, or regular computer monitor to turn pages wirelessly while you’re narrating. VoiceOver Insider editor Gary MacFadden spoke with Hugh Sung, a cofounder of AirTurn, Inc, and the VP of Marketing for the Boulder, Colorado-based business. VOI: Hugh, what’s the genesis […]

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 […]