Narrators

Entries from Vox Daily tagged with 'Narrators'

The Evolution of Audiobooks Continued: From Cassette Tapes to Digital Downloads

In today's VOX Daily we'll pick up where we left off yesterday on the development of the audiobook industry from cassette tapes to digital downloads. With the longer audio format of cassette tapes and the inexpensive portable Walkman, the 1980's...

Are Movie Trailer Voice Overs Becoming Extinct?

Have you noticed a decline in movie trailer voice-overs? Yesterday, The Globe and Mail published an interesting article written by Stuart A.Thompson which takes an in-depth look at the decline of narrated movie trailers over the past 23 years. The...

Will "In a World..." Help More Women Break Into Movie Trailer Narrations?

Lake Bell's critically acclaimed feature film "In a World...," takes a comedic look into the fictional 'underground' world of Hollywood voice-overs. The film was written by Bell, who also directed and starred in the film. It received accolades in the...

Celebrating Audiobook Month with Going Public...in Shorts!

This June marks the 18th annual June Is Audiobook Month (JIAM). To celebrate the written and recorded word, a group of narrators, producers, bloggers and authors are joining forces to bring to life some of the greatest classic short stories...

How To Audition On The Voices.com iPhone App

Voices.com's highly rated app is perfect for voice talent, actors and narrators looking for voiceover work.

How To Use The Voices.com iPhone App As A Voice Talent

Voices.com's iPhone app is perfect for voiceover talent, actors and narrators looking for voiceover work. And, it all starts with creating a voiceover talent profile!

The Local Library as a Source for Audiobook Narration Material

Have you ever thought of your local library as being a resource for your voice acting career? Whether you're borrowing materials to practice with, cut demos from or to gather industry data, your local library serves as a wonderful place...

A Chair Fit For a Narrator

Do you sit or stand when you record? While most voice over talent prefer to stand to record commercials and shorter projects, what do you do when you have to sit and record an audiobook, a 75,000 word iPhone app...

New Voices.com Teleseminar Series Starting in March 2010!

Looking to get more insider knowledge and tips on how you can leverage today's fastest growing markets for voice overs? After receiving positive feedback about our previous teleseminar series for Premium members, we've decided to offer another series that explores...

VO-BB Video: Twas The Night Before Christmas

Are your stockings hung by the chimney with care? The professional voice actors of the VO-BB.com set the stage for St. Nicholas with a dramatic, on-camera reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas."...

Stephen King: Audiobooks Are The Written Word's Acid Test

Is the act of simply "listening" to an audiobook akin to "reading"? Just how powerful is the spoken word? Hear what author Stephen King has to say about audiobooks and make your own judgment!...

Winners at the 2009 Audies in NYC

Last weekend, I had the privilege to attend the 14th annual Audies, sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association, at the fabulous New-York Historical Society situated at 170 Central Park West, and believe me, the voices were just as sensational...

A Look at Some of the 2009 Audie Nominees

Ever heard of the Audies? The Audies is the annual awards ceremony, hosted by the Audio Publishers Association, that honors people in the audiobook industry for their achievements in a variety of categories, representing the cream of the crop...

Jump Start Audiobook Narration Work with Classics in the Public Domain

If you've been watching trends and sales figures, you know that narrating audiobooks is a booming part of the voice over industry. There is a wealth of opportunity for those who are willing to explore and produce their own audiobooks....

In A World Where Women Narrate Movie Trailers

In A World... In a world where the absence of one man left a massive void, a door of opportunity has flung wide open, waiting for the next great voice to take their rightful place in movie trailer voice...

Voices Heard / Faces Unseen : The Credit Debate

Voice Heard + Face Unseen = Very Little Credit This is one of the classic truths that plagues narrators and voice actors. How many of you have watched a documentary with minimal participation from an on-camera presenter but a...

Does Talking Get You Hired?

People talk freely all the time but not everyone gets paid for doing it! Have your pipes ever got you a gig simply by chatting it up?...


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