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How To Make Your Voice Sound Older or Younger

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

June 30, 2015

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Do you know how to sound older or younger than you are? In this podcast, Cristina Milizia talks about how to increase - and decrease - your vocal resonance using proper vocal technique. This is a valuable tool that voice actors can use to increase their vocal range as well as their opportunities for work. Cristina also teaches you how to use your voice in a healthy way that won't damage your vocal cords.

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Voiceover Auditions: Audio Gourmet vs. Fast Food

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

June 19, 2015

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Whatever dialect you perform, the best acting is universal and truthful. Paula Cavanaugh Carter, Dialect Coach and Linguistic Anthropologist, shares how acting trumps accent. Always.

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Microphone Technique: A Secret Weapon

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

May 7, 2015

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How's your mic technique? Frank Piazza of APVoices shares Information about the different ways you can benefit from microphone technique. Performance examples by male and female voice talent are included, demonstrating different approaches with regard to mic proximity. This podcast will help to empower and enhance your ability to create first-rate recordings from home.

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What's a Union Paymaster and How Do They Work?

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 30, 2015

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Are you a member of an actors guild or union? Jim Kennelly of Lotas Productions shares insight for actors who are curious about the use of SAG-AFTRA paymaster services. A paymaster himself, Jim maps out what a union paymaster is, their unique role, how they work and at what stage in the process a paymaster is typically engaged.

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Connect with the Script to Better Communicate with your Listener

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 21, 2015

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In this podcast, Ellie Devers at APVoices in New York City discusses some basic acting techniques applied to voice over. She discusses the importance of creating the WHO, WHAT, WHY and WHERE of commercial and narration copy. In voice over, creating the environment in your mind's eye as you communicate is imperative. The more you connect with the circumstances in the script the better you communicate with your listener. Imagination plays a huge role in the art of voice over..."See it and Say it." In the end, voice over is in large part, voice acting.

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How To Personalize Commercial Copy and Sound More Believable

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 15, 2015

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Do you know how to make commercial copy conversational? Bruce Kronenberg of Abacus Entertainment shares what it takes to sound natural while communicating effectively to the person hearing your voice-over recording. Over the years, personalization of copy and interpret it with an opinion, you will sound real and conversational, not fake and announcer like.

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The Future of Commercial Voice-Over

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

April 7, 2015

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When is the last time you intentionally watched a commercial while viewing a television program? J. Michael Collins has been keeping tabs on the evolution of commercial voice-over and how consumer behaviour is impacting its overall effectiveness. He cites that for the majority of content users, advertising is an unwelcome intrusion, avoided at almost any cost. What does the future hold for commercial applications of voice-over? Tune in!

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The What, Why and How of Audio Description

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

March 17, 2015

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Ever wondered how to get into Audio Description voice work? Maybe you've heard about the work but don't know what it entails. In this episode of Voice Over Experts, presenter Herb Merriweather explains what Audio Description is and shares how thoughtful, detailed word painting helps the visually impaired to see beyond sound. If you're interested in accessible media, Audio Description is a growing field that may appeal to you. Learn more now!

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How to Get What You're Worth: Creating A Reliable Income Doing Voice Over

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

February 3, 2015

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Do you still struggle to make a reliable income doing voice work, despite having a steady flow of clients? Voice talent and teacher, David Tyler, will explain how to change that by understanding your perceived value. He'll explain why the price you charge should not be based on competition and how to avoid common pricing pitfalls.

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Giving Back as a Professional Voice Talent

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

January 27, 2015

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Have you ever considered volunteering your voice? Professional voice talent Amy Weis describes her own journey on this path and shares her reasons for doing pro bono work. Giving back should come from the heart with no strings attached. Listen in to discover how giving your voice to select organizations can enrich your life, touch countless others and on occasion, lead to paid work from business clients.

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