Voice-Over Basics

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.

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…

  • 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…