I recently previewed a beta version of Adobe Audition for the Mac. What I didn’t know, at the time, was that Audition was replacing Soundbooth, a digital audio workstation long used by voice actors. And while that might be disappointing to Soundbooth fans, Audition does pack quite a punch.
Some of the features Audition has that Soundbooth didn’t have are: project exchange with third-party DAWs, native 5.1 multichannel support, more native audio effects and new royalty-free…Continue
One of the nicest complements I think I receive as a voice talent is, is that’s you? It really never gets old when hearing it! because it is a small reminder of the magic behind the mic. I will never forget when I was assisting a studio engineer with a project while a short bald headed man walked into the studio and reminded us of his session…. now you would never believe what happened to me when I looked up and heard this guys’ voice! My jaw dropped and I just…Continue
PromaxBDA will honor iconic voiceover actor Hal Douglas with the Don LaFontaine Legacy Award at the annual PromaxBDA: The Conference (June 28-30, 2011) in New York City. The Don LaFontaine Legacy Award was introduced for the first time at the 2009 Promax Marketing & Promotion Awards celebration as part of the 54th annual PromaxBDA Conference. Douglas will accept the honor at the awards ceremony on the evening of June…Continue
Two weeks ago, on a Saturday I received an email from a casting director in Los Angeles to audition for an animated series. He asked if I could have it to him by Monday, and of course I said "yes!". As soon as I responded to that email, I sent another out to my friend Seth Podowitz. Seth was the booth director at AVO talent for five years and now offers his expertise as a private voice over coach. One of his specialties is audition…Continue
Added by Voiceover Universe on June 18, 2011 at 6:05pm — No Comments
DO NOT UPGRADE to Adobe Audition CS 5.5 from 3.O......YET You will LOSE the preview play in the "open files" window. To hear a file you now must open it. NO PREVIEW AUTOPLAY...unless you have memorized what all your files sound like, this missing function will KILL your workflow.
Smoking cigarettes is the cause of so much preventable, deadly disease. But now new research shows sitting for long stretches of time may be just as dangerous.
“Smoking certainly is a major cardiovascular risk factor and sitting can be equivalent in many cases,” explained Dr. David Coven.
Dr. Coven is a cardiologist. He says several new studies show prolonged sitting is now…Continue
In my not so vast years of voice over experience, I have come to hold a few things true when I hear the phrase, “Get out of your head.” In short, I now believe the previous statement captures the following:
Added by Leesha Saunders on June 7, 2011 at 7:06pm — No Comments
If you answered yes to any of these, the following two-step process will help you reduce the number of clients that you’re currently working with.
Step 1 – Don’t Say Thank You
Added by Lisa Biggs on June 2, 2011 at 8:35am — No Comments