Narrator

Entries from Vox Daily tagged with 'Narrator'

Using a Full Voice-over Cast vs. a Single Narrator for Audiobooks

Are you casting an audiobook narrator? Whether you're an author publishing your own audiobook or you're a casting director at a large publishing house, how do you decide between using a full cast of voice-over artists vs. a single narrator...

"The Tale of Benjamin Sawyer" Wins Top Honours in the Rode Short Film Contest

What happens when a talented narrator is paired with a poignant short film? Pure magic. I recently learned that a job cast through Voices.com won top honours in the Rode short film contest "My Rode Reel," taking home the Judges'...

Adriana Sananes on Narrating Audie Nominated "We Are America"

Are you interested in being an audiobook narrator? Have you ever wondered what it's like to attend The Audies? VOX Daily spoke with Adriana Sananes voice-over actress and narrator about her work on The Audie nominated book "We Are America:...

Does Your Voice Save Lives?

Ever thought about what you read can help save lives? The way you interpret a script can make a difference in how people perceive the vital information you're expressing in your read. If you've been able to convey critical information...

A Narrator's Secret Confession

In the midst of telling other peoples' stories, narrators can lose themselves both in the script and in knowing who they are apart from the stories they tell. Can you relate? Guest blogger and audiobook narrator Tim Lundeen explores this...

Interview with Michael Anthony Stiber, Author of The Icicle Story

For those of you who love to hear about what goes on behind the casting process, I think you'll get a lot out of this interview with one of our clients. After losing his job as a pilot when Aloha...

4 Less Than Obvious Reasons Why Authors Hire Narrators

Why do most authors prefer to have someone else narrate their books? Considering how many audiobooks are recorded by professional narrators versus audiobooks recorded by authors, you'll find that the vast majority of audiobooks are read by someone other than...

Voice Artist Mike Cooper Narrates Televised Series "Britain at War"

British voice over artist Mike Cooper was chosen to narrate the televised series "Britain at War," airing on Military History starting Thursday of this week. Mike's voice joins those of veterans who lived through the terrors of World War...

The Last Lecture: An Interview with Narrator Erik Singer

On September 18, 2007, computer science professor Randy Pausch stepped in front of an audience of 400 people at Carnegie Mellon University to deliver a last lecture called "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams." With slides of his CT scans beaming...

Spotlight on Katherine Kellgren, Audie Award-Winning Narrator

Katherine Kellgren, though classically trained, sophisticated and sonorous, narrates stories from the depths of her soul, combining talent and skill with pure passion infused by a love of the spoken word, uplifted by her father's devoted ears. I was there...

Horton Hears A Who! Narrated By Dustin Hoffman

Published by Listening Library in 2006, Dustin Hoffman breathes life into one of Dr. Seuss' most beloved stories, reminding us that "a person's a person no matter how small" as narrator of Horton Hears a Who! Aside from Hollywood...

Cher Narrates The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen

Who doesn't know this timeless tale by Hans Christian Andersen? Cher narrated this beautiful children's classic in 1987, part of a series of audio recordings for children on the Windham Hill label. Learn more about Cher's interpretation of this classic...

"Dinosaur Secrets" Narrator Mike Cooper Shares Jurassic Experiences in Narration

If you are in the UK and are a fan of The History Channel, you may have already started watching the latest series to air (started last night on Wednesday January 21, 2009), Dinosaur Secrets, featuring the wonderful narration and...

Global Warming : The Signs and the Science Narrated by Alanis Morissette

Have you watched this documentary? Today we'll explore the voice over performance of presenter Alanis Morissette, Canadian musician and concerned environmentalist....

Hillary Huber Talks About Announcing at the People's Choice Awards

Did you watch the People's Choice Awards earlier this week? If you did, I hope you were listening carefully! Hillary Huber announced at the event and has shared her experience with us here at VOX Daily. The day before Hillary...

Read-Along Fun With Curious George (TM)

Do you remember the Curious George book series? I fondly recall the stories written by Margret and H.A. Rey from my childhood and am pleased to share a review of this book and CD favorite narrated by Don Wescott in...

Pat Fraley Workshop Coverage : The Subtle

Audiobook Narration This portion of the workshop focused on audiobook narration. Each person in the class picked an excerpt that was a paragraph or so in length to read from, rehearsed independently, and then had the privilege of being...

10 Guinness World Records that Relate to Voice Overs

Time to talk world records! Here are 10 Guinness World Records from the 2008 edition that are related to voice over and voice acting. I hope you'll find these particularly interesting. Enjoy :)...

John Grossman Interviewed, Voice of Valley Forge National Historical Park

Are you looking for a destination this summer to take your family to? Consider Valley Forge National Historical Park in Pennsylvania where you'll be swept up in an audio tour narrated by John Grossman! Learn more about this unique audio...

Narration in Film and Documentaries a Must

After sitting down to watch a 31-minute documentary without any narration whatsoever I came to the conclusion that films without narration are incredibly difficult to digest. Something was obviously missing and I tell you, it was painful! Is narration necessary...


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