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IAP + VOPeeps + VOBS + ACX MC + OnCamera Kickstart = A Happy But Tired David

Hey, there!

If you can’t find a way to got lots of free, detailed and useful information from me over the next few days, it’s not because I haven’t gone crazy making it available to you.

I’ve got so many options for you to get actionable advice on getting better on mike (and on camera), it’s a downright embarrassment of riches. Five different opportunities, any or all of which are immediately available to you. Behold:

There are two big things happening in the next week or so: the ACX Master Class is opening registration on Monday, June 12 at 9am PT (now that Canadian and Irish voice talent can play on ACX, we decided to offer the class immediately), and I’m also starting, on Tuesday, June 13, a free 10-day On-Camera Kickstart class, just like I did earlier this year for voice-over. This 7-lesson course will get you started on adding on-camera opportunities to your current portfolio of income.

So, with those two things in mind, choose any or all of the following opportunities to hear what I have to offer, and get great training that’s absolutely free. There are a bunch of other freebies you can grab as well.

1The 2017 Summer Edition of The ACX Masterclass. On Monday, June 12, Dan O’Day and I open the doors on the class we weren’t going to do…but then ACX did something unexpected: they added narrators (and rights holders) from Canada and Ireland to those who can make money on ACX.

So, we decided to hold our extraordinarily popular ACX Masterclass after all.

If you’ve wanted to know how to maximize your profit on ACX, and at the same time, minimize your work-to-finished-work ratio with audiobooks, this class is essential.

(We’re really proud of the fact that ACX Masterclass graduates are responsible for 1 out of every 30 books produced on ACX – nearly 1500 audiobooks so far.)

You can get on the free notification list (if we’ve not yet opened registration when you’re reading this) and get info on the class (if we are open for business) at the exact same link: The ACX Masterclass – just click here.

2Tune in to hear me on the Inside Acting Podcast. On Sunday, June 11, Trevor Algatt interviews me on his amazing podcast, the best podcast for actors I’ve ever listened to, the Inside Acting Podcast – and we talk about the journey I took to add on-camera work to my VO work, and the new class that I’m going to be offering called Camera Ready U.

During the interview, on the fly, I come up with the title for the free checklist I offer, the Last Minute Self-Record Audition Checklist. And you can get it free – go listen to the podcast to find out how. Once you get to the page, scroll down to listen to the episode.

3A new class! The On-Camera Kickstart! On Tuesday, June 13, I I’m kicking off a free follow up class to help kickstart your on-camera work. There’s a link for it in the Checklist: http://oncamerakickstart.com/.

What the heck is this? It’s a free 7-lesson, 10 day intensive that is conducted entirely by email and on Facebook in a private discussion group you’ll get an exclusive invitation to.

We’ll help you discover your own on-camera essence, with lessons on your journey, your brand, the roles you might play (not just drama and comedy!), your body and voice, the equipment you’ll need (not much), the challenges you might personally face, and your future and next steps.

And, again, it’s free.

Sign up now, as the class starts on Tuesday, June 13. You can join the free On-Camera Kickstart class – just click here. It’s free!

4I’m appearing on VOBS – The Voice Over Body Shop, live! On Monday, June 12, I’ll be live with Dan Lenard and George Whittam on their awesome video podcast, The Voice Over Body Shop, talking about the on-camera work that I’ve been doing for over a decade, and how I added those opportunities to my on-mike work, and the On-Camera Kickstart course.

Dan and George have been doing on-camera work with their podcast for years, so they get what I am offering to you – they’ve already added on-camera work to their voice work. And if you’ve always wanted to do just that, but you’ve been holding back, for whatever reason, let me teach you how to do so easily and quickly. Watch live on Monday night, June 12 at 6p PT. (There will be a replay available as well.)

You can get a copy of a free 20-page guide/1-page checklist I work through called the CameraReadyU Last Minute Self-Record Audition Checklist – just click here. Again, it’s free!

(I’ll be giving people an alternate way of getting that info on the podcast: just text the word ONCAMERA (with no space, and watch for autocorrect) to 44222. Join the list, and get the checklist.)

5Anne Ganguzza’s VOPeeps’ Double Your Advantage. On Saturday, June 10, I was live, for four hours (!) walking you through the process I took to become, in addition to an on-mike voice talent, an on-camera network TV and studio film actor. If you’ve always wanted to do that, but have been afraid, or have been shy, or think you’re not beautiful enough, or just don’t know how to get started…allow me to help you with all that.

This is the only one of the five different offerings that costs any money – people paid to be in the live session, and you can get it from Anne for a small fee. Just go to the VO Peeps website to grab it.

You can also get a copy of that 20-page guide/1-page checklist we worked through called the CameraReadyU Last Minute Self-Record Audition Checklist – just click here. It’s free!

Whew. That’s a lot. But I’m so excited…for YOU. So much information, so much opportunity just waiting for you.

Hope this helps.

David

9 Responses to 6 Steps to a Perfect VO Demo

  1. Kelli August 18, 2011 at 2:58 am #

    I feel really good about my demo. It is a quick and fun process, even for someone like me who gets very self concious. :)

  2. David Britz September 5, 2011 at 11:25 pm #

    The demos are great. Superb quality. Why go anywhere else?

  3. David Britz October 20, 2011 at 3:51 pm #

    Can’t wait to record my Narration VO Demo!! :))

  4. Mike Brang December 31, 2013 at 9:44 am #

    Having a well-produced demo is one of the most important things in the VO business. I had a number of demos made from other producers in the past and they all had one thing in common — that manufactured, cookie cutter sound!
    What sets David apart from the rest, besides his affordable price and tremendously fast turn around time, is that all of the clips you record with him sound unique. Each spot sounds like an actual commercial you recorded for a job.
    My agent loved the quality and even asked who produced it to refer his other talent there!

    Thanks again, David for producing such a great, high quality demo for me. You made the process relaxing and enjoyable. I urge anyone reading this unsolicited reply to listen to David’s student demos to hear the difference for yourself. Anyone would be lucky to work with him

  5. Kristy Liles February 9, 2017 at 7:04 pm #

    I can not thank you enough. I worked so hard on 15 page IVR project, one day I cryed, look for answers, pull my hear (not really) but I was about until another VO send me this great tool. Thanks!

  6. Frank June 11, 2017 at 9:51 pm #

    David

    When v123 indicates the audition is for a student/ nonprofit are we to assume it is for $0. If so, why does the audition ask for an amount to be entered?

  7. shirley jordan June 12, 2017 at 5:58 pm #

    David,
    I did get this scam through Voice 123. In our discourse, they offered me the gig and they gave me the name of a legit local place to record and the same runaround with the money. I didn’t send anything, but instead, I called the studio to make sure the booking was for the day we set up, and lo and behold, the people there had no idea what I was talking about. I then tried to call back my “contact person” who was setting this up and there was a fax machine beep on the other end. I immediately contacted Voice 123 and told them what had happened. You know what they say…if it sounds togaed to be true, it probably is. Thanks for the reminder!
    Shirley

  8. shirley jordan June 12, 2017 at 5:59 pm #

    …too good…not togaed.
    The one time spell check didn’t work!

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