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My SAG-AFTRA Presentation On VO Demos (Part 2)

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SAG-AFTRA asked me to come in and talk to members about the strategies and tactics performers need to know about to be competitive in today’s marketplace.

This is Part 2 of 2, recorded in front of a live audience of 300 in the Cagney Room at the union’s Los Angeles headquarters.


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My SAG-AFTRA Presentation On VO Demos (Part 1)

Hey there!

SAG-AFTRA asked me to come in and talk to members about the strategies and tactics performers need to know about to be competitive in today’s marketplace.

This is Part 1 of 2, recorded in front of a live audience of 300 in the Cagney Room at the union’s Los Angeles headquarters.


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How To Properly List The Accents and Dialects You Perform

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Casting directors can smell fear, desperation, lying and newbie-ness. And one of the smelliest places on an actor’s resume is the Accents and Dialects area.

I shudder sometimes at what I see (and hear) – so let’s get that area squared away, and your resume nice and spiffy, shall we?


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diausaHere’s the full article, called the Dialect Map of American English, on Robert Delaney’s site so you can really dig deep.


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Front Burner and Back Burner Project Management

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I was asked a question the other day that I get a lot:

“With all of the projects you work on, how do you stay on top of everything that you have to do?”

I’m going to show you what I’ve recently switched to for my analog note taking, and why I have them set up the way they are.

Yes, I said “them.” Oh, and here’s a link to that awesome Uni-Ball pen I show in the video: https://vo2gogo.com/get-pens


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Three Things Not To Say Or Do…When Trying To Learn Something New

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Whenever I start teaching a new set of students one of my courses, I offer them some advice to help things “stick.”

And it probably won’t surprise anyone to know that when I take a class, I have to remind myself of the same three things so I engage more deeply with the content.

Here they are:


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Two More Things For Which You Can Use Open Loops

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In another one of these One-A-Day videos, I talked about how effective open loops are in storytelling.

Well, there are two more areas where open loops come in handy: performer profiles and, of all things, podcast episode management.

What? Yep.


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What Open Loops Are And Why They Work So Well

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In one of my previous videos, I told the story of meeting a neighbor in my elevator who was carrying a microphone, and it turned out that she was an unlikely podcaster.

You’ll never believe what most people were interested in when they heard that story. It was a prime example of what are called “open loops.”

What the heck are those? Watch and I’ll tell you.


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