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Why Watermark Auditions? It’s Lock Down!

Why Watermark Auditions? It’s Lock Down!

Receiving an opportunity to audition for a client is an exciting prospect – who’s it for, what’s involved, how come I’m having a day off and they need it yesterday? All valid questions. Once you’ve got your head around the ins and outs of the project it’s time to record. You record your best two […]

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Poof… You’re A Voice Actor!

Poof… You’re A Voice Actor!

Joe Loesch’s military service influenced the way he set up his voice-over business. He decided early on that if he put the kind of regiment he experienced in the ARMY – into his coaching, voice acting and demo production, it would give him the kind of discipline needed to make his business successful. Through this […]

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How to Record A Memorable Voice Over Audition

How to Record A Memorable Voice Over Audition

There are a lot of great voices in the world, but only a select few are able to break into the voice-acting industry and become familiar to millions. Although natural talent goes a long way to making someone a successful voice actor, that’s far from the only factor. In order for a voice actor to […]

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Launching & Honing Your Voice Over Career

Launching & Honing Your Voice Over Career

I’ve been running one to one voice over sessions at the Actors Centre, in London, England, for over ten years. I must say many of those who come to see me, including trained actors, have a very confused idea of what voice over is about. Old myths about “doing accents” or mastering perfect RP (Received […]

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Top 10 Tips for Recording e­Learning Voiceovers

Top 10 Tips for Recording e­Learning Voiceovers

eLearning is a major game changer in corporate and educational markets and is hot stuff in the voiceover industry too. People don’t have time for the old classroom, top‐down regime of learning when our wealth of information is exploding exponentially. Spending years in college learning information that may be dated or obsolete by the time […]

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Preparing for a Non-Fiction Audiobook Recording

Preparing for a Non-Fiction Audiobook Recording

I wanted to share the system I use for prepping any non-fiction title I narrate; though I, and many of my students, also use this method in a slightly different form for fiction titles, as well. Its purpose is to allow me to gather as much information as possible regarding the project, so that when […]

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Why rejection is merely… non-selection

Why rejection is merely… non-selection

In the solitude of the voiceover booth it’s easy to pin hopes on a particular audition only to find out, sometimes way ahead in the future, that you’ve not made it to the final talent list. Feeling rejection when you’ve put your heart and soul into something is natural, but there are ways to eradicate […]

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Voice Over Recording Tip: Don’t Just Normalize

Voice Over Recording Tip: Don’t Just Normalize

If you are Normalizing your voice over auditions and jobs you are missing a crucial step. Use this secret to make your voice over performance stand out. Click the video below to check out William Williams invaluable tips: At Aliso Creek Voice Over Classes you’ll train in a professional voice over recording studio in Burbank, California […]

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The best way to record voiceover: live or remote?

The best way to record voiceover: live or remote?

Many voiceover talent are able to do all their work remotely, sometimes never running a “live” session with their clients and instead recording and submitting everything on their own. While this is a great and convenient workflow it often leads to more “redo’s” or clients accepting reads they might have otherwise directed differently. In order to […]

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Producing Your Own Demo? That’s Just Stinkin’ Thinkin’

Producing Your Own Demo? That’s Just Stinkin’ Thinkin’

We caught up with Joe Loesch, an award winning author, voice actor for Disney & dozens of commercials and spoken word producer. Recently he met with some new voice actors and found that some of them were planning to produce their own demos. Not only that, but most of these people had never even had a single voice […]

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