Voice Acting

Entries from Vox Daily tagged with 'Voice Acting'

Is the Role Right for You? 6 Ways to Know.

How do you choose the auditions you submit for? Explore 6 ways to know in today's Vox Daily!...

5 No-Nos for Voice Actors

Never walked into a studio before? Just getting into voice acting? Here are 5 No-Nos for all actors to think about (hopefully before the fact!), learn from and apply in today's Vox Daily....

How Do You Get into Character?

Getting into character is a job actors do multiple times a day, whether they're auditioning or working on a project they booked. With all that jumping about character wise, do you find it easy or hard to get in...

Want to Act Full-Time? How to Go from Hobbyist to Acting Pro

If you've been wondering about what it takes to make voice acting (or acting in general) a full-time gig, you're about to discover how to go about it! Heidi Dean of Marketing4Actors shares her tips and insight with us...

Thinking and Acting Like Your Own Agent

Are you getting enough auditions these days? Do you purposefully audition only for those roles or reads that suit you best? Can you quote quickly and confidently? In today's marketplace, not only do you need to think like an...

How To Grow Your Audience? Check Out Disney's Use of Localization

What's one way to grow your audience? Localization! Discover how powerhouses like Disney-Pixar enable global distribution of their product in today's Vox Daily....

The Secret Behind Animated Characters That Endure

What happens when the voice behind one of your beloved animated characters dies or retires? Is there generally a succession plan in place for the most popular roles? Discover more about the role of character caretakers in today's Vox...

3 Tips For Localizing Your Voice-Over Script

Do you have a script you need translated into a variety of languages? Before you jump into that process, it's time to talk localization! We want your script and voice-over to shine and convey exactly what you mean to...

How Disney-Pixar's Inside Out Helps Actors with the Creative Process

A few weeks ago, I watched Disney-Pixar's Inside Out, a 2016 Oscar nominee in the category of Best Animated Feature Film. As a fan of personality types and understanding human behavior, there were a number of things that struck...

Voices.com at VO Atlanta in March 2016

Will you be going to VO Atlanta? One of the industry's largest and best-attended voice-over conferences will take place for the fourth time running in Atlanta. Hear more about the conference in today's Vox Daily!...

How to Craft Clear and Meaningful Artistic Direction

How sharp are your directing skills? If you're finding that the sound in your head isn't lining up with the auditions you're getting back, this article is for you. At Voices.com, we want to give you the tools to...

Is That Acting Role Right For You? Here Are 3 Ways to Tell

When trying to decide what to audition for, having a few filters to put the opportunity through makes knowing whether or not to audition an easier task. How do you determine if you're the right fit? Check out these...

Synesthesia: What "Sound Purple" Really Means

Have you ever been on the receiving end of confusing artistic direction? Whether it's your drama teacher asking you to "be a tree," or a director telling you to "sound more purple," we've all be given direction that we didn't...

Where Does Your Voice Naturally Shine?

In the wonderful world of voice, there is such a thing as a vocal comfort zone. Classically trained vocalists understand this to be the optimal collection of notes falling within their tessitura, an Italian term that describes a singer's most...

Finding Free Voice-Over Resources Quickly Online

Are you looking for voice-over resources that you can locate quickly and access at low or no cost? This edition of Vox Daily contains links to gems you won't want to miss, highlighting educational aids, both old and new, to...

Do You Dread Public Speaking? Try These Exercises!

From what I've heard, the fear of public speaking is rampant, and is even more of a frightful thing for most people than death itself! Where do you stand on public speaking? Does it come easily to you or would...

Raise Your Recording Studio Fashion with VOXTees

Do you have any t-shirts that let people know you're a voice actor? Bilingual voice over artist, Luis Garcia, launched a new website where you can find a variety of cozy t-shirts to record in and other accessories to complement...

Do You Know Where to Find Children's Voice Acting Jobs?

Do you have children who love acting? How about singing? Recently, a flurry of advantageous opportunities were posted for child voice actors, tweens in particular, to audition for through the Voices.com website. Could there be an opportunity here for your...

How To Sound Like a Pterodactyl

Are you a fan of trying new things with your voice? At VO Atlanta 2014 during Bob Bergen's keynote, attendees learned how to create a number of interesting animal sounds including how to bark like a dog, sounding like a...

Recording Artists Are Storytellers

When does a story truly begin to be told? Xavier Paul shares his perspective regarding how stories can be told and realities created using only the human voice when voice artists realize the author's intent using clues supplied in the...