I get calls every day from people wanting to produce their VO demos with me.
Here’s the conversation you want to have with me, or any other demo producer, to get the best results. Continue Reading →
I’m often asked to help people install the three pieces of software I use most often with my voice work.
Happy to help.
They are all free, and relatively painless to install.
So, let’s do this. Continue Reading →
I’ve been giving a lot of moral support recently to victims of the Breath Removal Fairy Tale.
It’s one of dozens of fairy tales actors and VO talent tell themselves when they don’t know the actual answer.
Here’s the actual truth. Continue Reading →
I got a note from the lovely and talented Marlon Braccia about what I do to manipulate my audio with Audacity before submitting – you know, compression, noise reduction etc.
She was talking about all those options on the Effects menu in Audacity.
The truth is, I suggest you keep it really simple. Continue Reading →
My lovely client, Gina, called me up (as my Pros can do anytime) and asked me a question I’d never been asked before
“I’ve voiced a series of books for a rights holder via ACX, and now, she wants to bundle them as an anthology and offer them for sale. She asked me to take care of this – so how do I do that?”
Great question! I’ve had this happen twice now, once with a royalty share set of books, and once with a per-finished-hour book. And I’m going to go into great detail with this process in the newly updated ACX Master Class.
Here’s how you do that. Continue Reading →
I was thinking about this idea of how hard it can be for a character’s voice to come out of your mouth. It should, just by reading the script, but sometimes, we can be at a loss.
And I thought, how can I help you make that easier by sharing my process?
Here’s how. Continue Reading →
I know. You’re a union dude/dudette, and you’re thinking to yourself, “Not me. Not if I want to stay straight with SAG-AFTRA.”
Actually, you are being too hard on yourself.
Read on, brother/sister. Continue Reading →