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Oscar Pulls Hyundai Ads Featuring Bridges’ Voiceovers

Oscar Pulls Hyundai Ads Featuring Bridges’ Voiceovers

I love some celebrity voiceovers. Christine Lahti is great in the Oil of Olay spots and Antonio Banderas makes me wish I was congested, but here is an article that may make major companies think twice about using celebrity voiceovers -- definitely an increased risk of...

7 Steps to More Effective Voice-over Scripts

7 Steps to More Effective Voice-over Scripts

Writing effective copy for your voice-over project results in better communication and faster turnaround. Professional copywriters can even match the style and voice of your brand. If you're going to write your own copy, here are a few tips, from a voice actor’s...

Posting a Job on a Voiceover Marketplace

Posting a Job on a Voiceover Marketplace

There are no standards set in stone when it comes to soliciting bids and auditions from voiceover talents through a voice marketplace, but there are some tested guidelines which will mutually benefit both the voice seeker and the voiceover talent. Provide the...

Hiring Voiceover Talent Through Voice Marketplace

Hiring Voiceover Talent Through Voice Marketplace

Hiring a voiceover talent through a job posting marketplace is generally free to the voice seeker and extremely easy. There are a number of voiceover marketplaces where you can post your job and obtain auditions from qualified voiceover talents as well as others...

Healthcare Reform Legislation, Hear It Now

Healthcare Reform Legislation, Hear It Now

Whew! Some people are pretty eager to share their opinions about healthcare reform. Unfortunately, there's a lot of bias -- and too much of it is based on other biased opinions instead of the actual text of the proposed legislation.  Funny how that happens. But then...

How To Hire A Professional Voiceover Talent

How To Hire A Professional Voiceover Talent

Now that you know you need to hire a professional voiceover talent, where do you find one? I would love to say right here. But I may not be the right voice for you. That's OK. To find the voice that's a good fit with your project, here are a few tips: What kind of...

Professional Voiceover Talent: Do You Need One?

Professional Voiceover Talent: Do You Need One?

Try to communicate with customers or clients -- without talking. Try to describe your products or services, try to field their questions, direct their calls, market to them without using a voice. It is possible to do that and some individuals and entities manage it...

Are You A Voice Actor or Narrator?

Are You A Voice Actor or Narrator?

Voice acting is generally acting with nothing but your voice. I tend to think that's exactly what we do as voiceover artists. Unless we write our own scripts, we have careers in which other people are constantly putting their words into our mouths. A lot of...

Voiceover for Adult Content, Fighting Temptation

Voiceover for Adult Content, Fighting Temptation

Deciding whether or not to provide voiceover for adult content is just such a slippery slope (no pun intended). On the one hand, many of us agree that adults should have all the consensual fun their private lives can manage. On the other hand, as voice talents, we...

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