Voice-over

Beginning actors may want to stick with traditional headshots—headshots that are simple, black-and-white, and friendly. However, advanced actors may want to use a headshot that more closely follows their career path.

Your Voice-Over Demo Tape

What Should I Put on My Voice-Acting Demo? When we try to please everyone – we generally end up pleasing no one.  Some actors try to be all things to all people and…

Getting Paid for the Gig

You’ve launched your voice-over business. You market your demo. You network. You audition. You get gigs. Now all you have to do is get paid. Union or Non-Union? For AFTRA and/or SAG union…

Setting Up Your Equipment

Equipping Your Home Voiceover Studio To make a living, voice over talents used to have to physically go to gigs recorded in commercial production facilities. Now, gigs can come to them-in home studios…

  • At-Home Voice-Over Biz

    Starting Your At-Home Voice-over Business Thinking of getting into the voiceover business full time, specifically, opening your own in-house voice-over studio? Good for you! It’s a really great way to make a living!…

    Importance of a Brilliant Backstory

    Backstory can be defined as the events or history that has led to this moment in time, or the moment in time during which the story in a script is taking place. There…

    Woodshed Your Copy

    Take Your Copy to the Woodshed You’ve booked your first voiceover session, a 60 second radio ad, at a local production house. You arrive in a positive frame of mind, relaxed, and ready…

    Warm-Up Exercises

    Warm-up Exercises Help create a Believable “Reality.” As voice-actors, our job is to create compelling characters in interesting relationships. In order to achieve this, we must understand our character and the “reality” in…

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    The Types of Actor Headshots

    Learn more about the different ways actors use headshots to market themselves! Learn More

    Uncovering the ABC’s of Voice-Over

    A= Audience:Who are you talking to? It will always be only one person. Define that individual and give him or her a name. Doing this will make your delivery more conversational and believable….

    Studio Lingo

    As with most industries, voiceover has it’s own language that includes terms or phrases that might be confusing to a new-comer. This month, I’ll cover some of the more common terms and phrases…

    What Is AFTRA?

    AFTRA is an acronym that stands for the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. AFTRA represents actors and performers who work on productions in radio, television and broadcasting. AFTRA also represents performers…