Kaotica Eyeball Mobile Studio Contest Winner Announced

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And the winner of the Kaotica Eyeball is….. MOE ROCK! Moe (of Moe Rock VO) wrote: “Oh how happy I was to see your contest!!  I LOVE to travel… but I am always uneasy about my sound.” Moe described herself as the CHAMPION of ‘pillow forts.’  “I recently went on a two-week trip to Seattle […]

The Bob Deyan ALS Nurse Fund Launches

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There was a huge turnout at the Deyan Audio Northridge studios atwhat would have been Bob Deyan’s 57th birthday party. (Bob succumbed last year to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.) The occasion was used to launch part of his legacy: the Bob Deyan ALS Nurse Fund. Even Bob’s 93-year-old […]

Plan For Success in 2015 (Part 1)

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Don’t make New Year’s resolutions?  You should.  I’m not talking about resolving to lose those last few pounds or vowing to be more patient with the kids,  (Although I do believe those are great resolutions.)  I’m talking about business planning. The old adage “If you fail to plan, plan to fail,” is often true in […]

Voice2014 Audio Dispatches From The Red Carpet Reception: Wednesday Aug. 27th

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Julie Williams is on the road at the Voice2014 Conference in Anaheim, California, August 27th to 30th. Julie and her booth assistants will be sharing quick audio interviews with speakers, panelists, and conference attendees, plus plenty of images from the conference. We’re expecting daily uploads from the conference crew, so check back often. The dispatches […]

Bob Deyan Loses Battle With ALS

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It is with profound sadness that I announce that Bob Deyan lost his battle to ALS, this morning.  Bob was truly a pillar in the audiobook community, as is his wife, Debra. Bob has produced more than 10,000 audio books. In the process he directed celebrity readers such as Richard Dreyfuss, Craig Ferguson, Raven Simone, […]

New VO Book Review: Making Money In Your PJs

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I love not only the title, but the content of Making Money in Your PJs, by Paul Strikwerda. Not that I make money in my PJs… no, I make money in my bathing suit in between dips in the pool! Either way, it is a fun life! But that doesn’t mean everyone is qualified for it. […]

FaffCon Dates Announced

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The 7th annual FaffCon “unconference”  is now scheduled!  The “unconference” will be held from September 18-21 at a fabulous resort in Tucson. FaffCon is a unique voice-over conference in that there are no set topics or speakers.  It’s a peer-to-peer environment, limited to seasoned professional voice talent. FaffCon is a participant-driven professional development event for […]

Hal Douglas Leaves His Voice Behind

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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 89. Douglas performed hundreds of film trailers with his gravelly voice, including Philadelphia, Lethal Weapon, Forrest Gump, and Con Air. New York filmmaker Casimir Nozkowski released a nine-minute documentary […]