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Aflac seeks new voice for its duck

Started by Beth Skowvron. Last reply by William Williams Nov 16, 2011. 1 Reply

Bill Holmes Workshop in Hawaii October 23 & 24

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VOICE2010 Roommates @ the Hyatt

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Harlan Hogan Mic

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VO classes and seminars

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Where can I find VO scripts for demo?

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New to VU and VO and looking for feedback.

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Anyone heard of this new site? www.VOCareer.com

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VOICE 2010, FINALLY!

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5/26/2017: 'Outspoken' Voice Over Agent-Voice Actor Erik Sheppard Starts YouTube Q&A Series

The voice over business is changing so rapidly and so drastically that longtime VO pro and agent Erik Sheppard feels compelled to jump in to explain what he's seeing - and advise on how to cope. Those who know Erik know he's not one to hold back on opinions, so his new YouTube channel of voice over Q&A videos is appropriately named "The Outspoken." Here's recent Episode 5 ...

Marketing: How And When To Follow Up With Your Voice Over Leads And Clients - For Jobs And Money, by Michael Langsner

Do you let your voice over leads and clients forget about you? Creative directors, producers, casting directors, agents - they're busy people! "Maintaining and nurturing your contact with these people through follow-ups will help keep you front of mind," says VO pro Michael Langsner, who suggests these situations when a follow-up is a MUST, and how to do it ...

5/22/2017: New Poll Results - What's LOWEST Pay You'd Accept For A Voice Over Job?

New voice over poll results: "Under normal circumstances (not charity, etc.), what is the approximately LOWEST $$ you will accept for a single voice over job?" ...

5/22/2017: We're Animated Tonight On VOBS Webcast With Casting Director Sara Jane Sherman

What does it take to "make it" in voice over animation today? Take the insider advice from animation casting director Sara Jane Sherman tonight on the Voice Over Body Shop (VOBS) webcast (starting at 6 pm Pacific at vobs.tv). You won't find VO animation creds much higher than those earned by Sara, who is also an animation voice over coach and dialogue director ...

Career: Sorry, But Being 'Good Enough' Isn't Enough To Make It In Voice Overs Today, by Rob Marley

"If all you do is provide a quality product and be consistent with what you do, you'll be run over by people who want to succeed more than you do," warns veteran voice actor Rob Marley. How does this apply to succeeding in voice over? ...

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Comment by William Williams on November 16, 2011 at 6:36pm

Hello Buzz! Look forward to hearing the latest and greatest!

Comment by Rodney Jackson on May 9, 2010 at 10:41am
To all mothers and mother’s to be Happy Mothers Day!
Comment by Ann Richardson on January 31, 2010 at 7:30pm
Howard, great question. I have heard so many conflicting instructions on what a demo should and shouldn't be, and each one comes from successful professionals! Looking forward to a hint here.... Also, if the wrong type of demo (too long, too short, music, no music) is submitted, is the VO artist automatically "off the list" for potential work? Can one's marketing efforts overcome a demo that isn't exactly what they were looking for?
Comment by Howard V. Yates on January 31, 2010 at 1:43pm
I'm working on a new narration demo for my website and I'm wondering what material would be most beneficial. Some considerations I've run across are travelogue, fiction, and non-fiction. Also, reading an excerpt from a classic novel was suggested, but how can this all fit in to a one to two minute demo? I'm not trying to combine eLearning tutorials and corporate narrations into the same demo, I'd rather keep them seperate. Any suggestions on what would work, a good script for travelogues, and what should be the timing of the whole demo?

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Comment by Rodney Jackson on December 25, 2009 at 12:43pm
Happy Holidays Everyone!!!
Comment by Bettye Zoller on September 15, 2009 at 2:05pm
The jobs in Europe are growing. With two European agents now, it's really exciting to see how much American English unaccented voices can do. I cover this aspect in my Business seminars and first began voicing in Europe about four years ago aided by the fact that my youngest son and family live in Switzerland and Croatia and we visit there often. Now, it's better than ever and the jobs keep coming. If you are not connected in Europe, you should be.
 

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