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The Boy at the Window

Early on in my radio career, weekday afternoons at 3, I would enter the control room in the original KTSA building located at 4050 Eisenhauer Road in San Antonio, Texas, to do what I have always loved: radio.
 
Around 3:40 pm a vision would appear at the studio window that I have never…
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Added by Sonny Melendrez on February 5, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

How to analyze Voiceover copy

Hey VuVo's,



It's been awhile since we've spoken, but there's never a wrong time to discuss voiceover, right? I saw this pretty interesting article on Backstage that teaches you how to analyze…

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Added by VU - Founder - Zurek on November 19, 2016 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Breathing Exercises - Go Long and Score Big

Are you thinking about your breath enough to stand out in the VO industry?

http://voiceathome.com/breathing-exercises-for-voice-go-long-and-score-big…

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Added by Jim Sherry on February 7, 2016 at 3:03pm — No Comments

Your Mic Technique Stinks: And What You Can Do About It

Does your mic technique start when you step up to the microphone?

Maybe you should take a step back and rethink your approach.

http://voiceathome.com/your-mic-technique-stinks-and-what-you-can-do-about-it

Added by Jim Sherry on December 10, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Are you keeping up on your skills when you're not in session?

http://voiceathome.com/voice-over-practice-exercises-anyone-can-do

There Are Really Very Few Gifted People In The World

Tips and tricks are all over the internet. But practice is how you really make…

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Added by Jim Sherry on October 28, 2015 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Don't Let This Happen in Your Sessions

Sometimes we get caught up too soon on inflection.

We can waste a lot of time early on if we're not careful.

Here is how you can make your job  much easier.

Added by Jim Sherry on October 25, 2015 at 4:08am — No Comments

NEW MASTER VOICEOVER CLASS DVD!

BIG News! I'm so excited to announce the release of our new Master Voice Over Class DVD taught by myself and the legendary Michael Bell. You know the Transformers, Rugrats, Smurfs, GI Joe Michael Bell? Yeah, that guy!  For only $79.95 you get an honest, no BS approach combined with a real Hollywood VO class experience , and you don't even have to leave your house. Learn the tools, techniques and secrets to booking that job from true industry pros! For more info and reviews check us out…

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Added by Lori Tritel on October 1, 2015 at 2:21pm — No Comments

Step Up Your Voice Over Performance with Your "Non-Verbal Toolkit"

Ever since we learned to read and write we've believed that all of speech can somehow be condensed down to words on a piece of paper. But of course that's not really true. Much of speech communication is what I call "Non-Verbal". It's the famous "it's not what you say, it's how you say it."

I'm sure you've sent an email to someone and had them take it the wrong way. Maybe you say something in a joking way and somehow it hurts their feelings. This is because we can't include the verbal…

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Added by William Williams on August 21, 2015 at 3:39pm — No Comments

The Best Voiceover Mics 2015

Hello,



after intensive research here comes our new article with over 60 microphones for Voice Over.

We will present an extract of the full article here. To see the full article click below on the link, than click on the english language flag in the upper right corner of the…

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Added by Mixwerk on June 30, 2015 at 4:02am — No Comments

Is your site 'Web Responsive'?

Is your site 'Web Responsive'?

Added by Rich Brennan on May 1, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments

Spanish the second language in USA - Espanol, la segunda lengua en USA

¿Es necesario divulgar el Español correcto? o debe dejarse que los medios de comunicación sigan usando modismos nacionales y "Spanglish"?

Muy pronto el número de personas que maneja el idioma Español en USA llegará a 60 millones.

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Ahora ya los locutores en Español comienzan a ser tomados en cuenta por los colegas de Estados Unidos. Este año la Convención de Locutores en Atlanta (Marzo 11-15 de 2015) VOAtlanta.me tiene un día dedicado…

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Added by Rene Figueroa-Spanish on February 22, 2015 at 10:52am — No Comments

Lucasfilm Disney's "Strange Magic" in theaters Jan 23, 2015

Got a role in this really cool animated project from the mind of George Lucas.  I play the character "PARE" who is a singing elf and helps to save the day!  Check out the trailer here..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSrJiaZnPuU

#strangemagic

Added by Big LLou Johnson on December 1, 2014 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Hiding Behind The Mask

My favorite time of year is upon us yet again.  For those of you new to my world, I love Halloween the most because I find most people more ‘themselves’.  If you go out for the evening, or on the streets with the kids, pay attention to how much more approachable people are.   I truly find people come out of their shell because they are behind a mask for protection.  Just like when people have a little drinky poo to allow them to feel more comfortable at a venue or to get up and…

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Added by Debbie Munro on October 2, 2014 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Where does your voice style fit?

You will need the following ingredients:

- Voice talent with their own unique style.

- The right agent to suit your abilities.

- Home studio or in person studio.

- Genres you suit.

- Demo to sample your expertise in that particular…

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Added by Debbie Munro on October 1, 2014 at 11:49am — No Comments

A NOVEMBER TO REMEMBER (VOICE OVER EVENT)

A NOVEMBER TO REMEMBER

VOICE OVER EVENT


The Mastery of Your VO Career…
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Added by VU - Founder - Zurek on September 16, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Meet Me @ The Chimney-Sweep Bar, Guvnuh! (Cockney In Me Mini-Cooper)

It's all I can do to stay in me 'orseless carriage out 'ere inna parkin' lot, luv,  and NOT walk in there like the saucy scullery maid I AM, demandin' me rightful spirits of alcoholic, (hiccup!) guvnuh!…

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Added by Mary Birdsong on September 11, 2014 at 2:15am — No Comments

Help! I need some direction!

The time has come to take my voice-over career to the next level.

I've been existing for years with a day job, using my VO career as a supplement.  

The two major clients I've had, literally fell into my lap.  I didn't seek them; they heard a clip on my blog and contacted me.

I still get a regular paycheck from one of those clients, for which I record phone surveys.

Now, I no longer have a day job, but I have a lot of talent that I want to put to use! 

I…

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Added by Cindy Swanson on August 27, 2014 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Don Pardo, 'Saturday Night Live' Announcer, Dies at 96 - upload your tribute!

Don Pardo, 'Saturday Night Live' Announcer, Dies at 96 - NBC News

Don Pardo, who literally introduced television viewers to some of America’s biggest stars and soon-to-be-stars as the longtime announcer for “Saturday Night Live,” died Monday in Tucson. He was 96.

Mr. Pardo’s death was confirmed by his daughter, Dona Pardo.



Upload your tribute HERE to Don!

read the story:…

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Added by VU - Founder - Zurek on August 19, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

South American Spanish male voice demos needed ASAP (other languages welcome as well)

Dear colleagues:

I need male voice demos NATIVE to South America in Spanish and English. Please email a non-commercial demo in each language. Demos can be sent separate or in one single audio file with the Spanish segment first. Each demo can have the same or different content without music or special effects. You must have your own recording capabilities and be able to deliver raw or clean and edited audio files.

Email to: isatalent@comcast.net

Corporate,…

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Added by BellaVoice - Isabella Arevalo on August 14, 2014 at 6:04pm — No Comments

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