October 2008 Blog Posts (33)

Until I integrate a blogging module into my personal website...

I think that I won't be able to even consider keeping up with a blog. It's not that I don't write a lot - I do that - but I find that I am responding to posts - or updating the blog for a class I teach - not creating new topics. So until I figure out how to work that into my day, I think I will just read and respond to posts and blogs as they appear on my monitor.



But - to close the circle - an update on my mom - she is doing pretty well! Knee replacement has healed up completely.… Continue

Added by Connie Terwilliger on October 30, 2008 at 12:24pm — 1 Comment

Watch a Survival School TV Episode I Narrate Here

Here's a link to some episodes of the TV series Survival School that I narrate.



Currently airing on MOJO HD Network… Continue

Added by Eddie Eagle on October 30, 2008 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

A silly piece of Halloween Political Cartoon Confection that I voiced

John 's NEW political Halloween cartoon that he voiced for Mark Fiore is posted at http://www.markfiore.com/horror_0

Added by John Taylor on October 29, 2008 at 4:15pm — No Comments

I had a few days...(Booth Build part 1)

..So, in addition to studying and working with my acting, I started a booth. I did not start taking pictures till I had the bottom built, but I think the narrative thread is still there. I'll post a few more as I move it further along. I got some plans from DAWBOX, but I have modified them quite a bit. They were an excellent springboard, though, and well worth the 50 bucks.



Mine is 4x6', has a window on the right side, will be carpeted, (I have a burgundy carpet piece, but I may go… Continue

Added by TJ Jones on October 29, 2008 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Got that Imaging Bug and starting to do something about it.

Let's see next January I will have been away from radio 2 years. That was my career for 10. I always felt like I knew it so well and that I should be able to be an IMAGING VOICE!



However up until now not much has come my way. My bread and sometimes butter is in Commercial work.



However recently I met up with a voice talent named Jeremy Ryan. That's what he does mostly. I sent him some dry tracks and low and behold the demos sound great. We have teamed up and hopefully 2009… Continue

Added by Karen Carson on October 28, 2008 at 9:00pm — 7 Comments

A COOL CONTEST

I got sent this from FOX...but alas...I suck a video editing. They give you all the clips etc to make up a spot. Just thought you guys might be interested in this.
http://www.metacafe.com/australiacontest

Cheers and comments are very welcome
Bry

PS...you could make up your own trailer for this too

Added by Bryan Cox on October 25, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Philip and Simon

As usual, my friend Philip Banks knocks it "out of the park" (to use a US sport analogy) with his blog post of 21 October 2008 asking you to imagine yourself standing in front of Simon Cowell getting ready to perform.

Added by Bob Souer on October 24, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Check out Fallout 3 Video Game in Stores 10/28/08

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Fallout 3 Video Game I did the voices of Eulogy, Jericho, and Brotch...

Added by James Lewis on October 22, 2008 at 11:04am — 1 Comment

New demos!!

I have just added new versions of my two commercials demos and a new narration demo to integrate some new material.
It's a bit daunting because I have parked my demos on quite a few internet sites, each of which has somewhat different protocols.
Now my VU page is up to date along with my personal website and all the sites around the world.
OK seekers -- come and get me!!!

Added by Michael Schoen on October 22, 2008 at 10:20am — 3 Comments

I Speak Analog. You Hear Digital

There’s an interesting article by John Higgins on the John and Muriel Higgins Home page. The article is entitled, “I Speak Analogue, You Hear Digital” and you can find it at the following link: http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/wordscape/wordlist/analogue.html

Check out the digital speaking test and the supra-segmentals section. The latter section relates to how pausing can change the meaning of a sentence. The article contains some good practice materials.

Added by Bonnie Engel Lee on October 21, 2008 at 9:26pm — No Comments

Correction on equipment

Hey peeps,
I have been getting some great invitations to hot tub and butter and rice parties as result of lising my equipment as 8 inches. I should have been more specific. I meant my UVULA.
Hope this clears up a terrible misundertanding, although I have made some swell friends in the interim.
Mike

Added by Michael Bell on October 21, 2008 at 12:32pm — 4 Comments

Celebrate Halloween the Creepy Way

I've been so busy "helping the Halloween Haunter" put together his episodes of the Halloween Haunt, I've forgotten to alert you to the presence of them. The Halloween Haunt is a short podcast which surveys Halloween traditions, general spooky things associated with Halloween and classic gothic and horror poetry and stories. It's in its third year and is the number one Halloween podcast on iTunes and can also be found at… Continue

Added by Lee Cameron on October 20, 2008 at 9:25pm — No Comments

VOICE FOR HIRE ... A Terrific/Must Read ... By David Marc

"Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, I cannot highly enough recommend Voice For Hire by Randy Thomas and Peter Rolfe. This invaluable book addresses EVERY subject you need to know and more about the world of voice overs. I continue to utilize this book as my personal study guide and refer to it on a consistent basis. Clearly, Randy and Peter's sound advice AND experience will bring your game to the next level."

David Marc

TGMD, Los Angeles

Added by David Marc on October 20, 2008 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

C'mon, Move to Canada!

Here is a recent voice gig of mine for SlateV.com



I played the Infomercial… Continue

Added by Piotr Michael on October 17, 2008 at 10:42am — 8 Comments

What Do You Call Your Studio?

Do you Have a Nickname for your studio?



Don LaFontaine used to call his recording studio a "Hole" while others decide to bestow a slightly more endearing name to their place of voice preservation.



What have you decided to call yours?



Leave a comment here and I'll add it to the conversation already going on at VOX Daily. If you want to head over there now to read what others are saying… Continue

Added by Stephanie Ciccarelli on October 14, 2008 at 1:08pm — 6 Comments

My first promo for the ITV network, here in the UK

Recently I read a promo for the ITV network. I'm thrilled as it's the biggest after the BBC. This is a fairly big file, so please give it time to download.

* Click here! *

Added by Darren Altman on October 10, 2008 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

VO COMEDY: NEIL DIAMOND SINGS HIP-HOP check it out

The only singing impression that I can do (other than Willy Nelson) is Neil Diamond. I thought it might be funny if Neil sang some songs that were ...let's say ...a little out of his element.



I am not personally a huge fan of the Hip/Hop genre ...though with three teenagers ...I have been inadvertently over-exposed. I must admit ...after playing around with this clip ...I have a new respect for the hip and for the hop. And it made me realize that I am neither…
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Added by Tim Rice on October 10, 2008 at 2:30pm — 11 Comments

FRAGILE...Yup that's us

Julies post got me thinking about how close we are all to life changing and ending moments. I wrote this for a online magazine awhile ago. SOME of you have read this story, please excuse me, but I thought I'd share just one more time...What you're about to read is 100% TRUE....



I decided to leave a 25 year radio career and work following my dream as a Stand-Up Comic. Things were going quite well, but every time I turned around, businesses were asking me to voice their… Continue

Added by Bryan Cox on October 9, 2008 at 4:17pm — 4 Comments

Voice Over Experts Attains Seniority With 65th Podcast!

This past week, Voice Over Experts hit 65 episodes.



I want to thank all of you for listening and subscribing over the past year. When we started this podcast in June of 2007, we kicked off our show with Marc Cashman, a gentleman who many of you know as Ask The Voice Cat through various publications including a blog hosted at Voices.com. Since then, he has been joined by a number of his colleagues and peers from around the world, giving back to the community in a very special and… Continue

Added by Stephanie Ciccarelli on October 9, 2008 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

The "real" authentic cowboy demo is posted

Hey y'all....I have been selling a "Real Authentic" Cowboy voice all over the country.....I get a kick out of this cuz I am a Boston boy....but it sells! checkit out....it's my first MP3 on my page.

Added by John Taylor on October 9, 2008 at 11:24am — 3 Comments

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