auditions

Entries from Vox Daily tagged with 'auditions'

How to Ensure Your Voice is Consistent from Audition to Job

Yesterday we posted an interview with voice-over artist, Jay Britton, in which he discussed the lengths he's gone to get into voice-overs full time. One of the ways he did this was by flying all the way from the U.K....

7 Tips for Producing Great Audio Recordings on the iPhone

Whether you're recording auditions on the go or recording from your comfort of your home, here are seven quick tips to ensure you are producing great audio recordings from your iPhone using the Voices.com iPhone App

Silencing The Voice Of Your Inner Critic

Voice actors are often creating voices and sometimes, they even hear them in their heads! Most people can relate to being their own worst critic, perhaps even having an "inner critic" that picks them apart. Find out how you can...

The Voice (TV Show)

Have you heard of a television program called "The Voice" airing on NBC? While many talent shows for singers have come and go, none that I'm aware of have evaluated talent based solely upon how someone sounds until now. Are...

Slating, Altering Copy, Watermarking and More

Over the years, we've learned a number of things about how clients want (and don't want) in terms of auditions. As such, our suggestions to voice talent applying for work through Voices.com have evolved. One of these areas is how...

Music in Demos? Let the Debate Begin!

I recently received a question from someone starting out who asked if music was necessary to include in a voice over demo. As I got to thinking about it, music can either be a beneficial thing, a good thing or...

The Liabilities of Using Audition Spots on Demos

What happens when you use auditions as spots on demos? Who does the custom voice sample of work you've auditioned for but not booked belong to? In this article, we're going to discuss the consequences of what might happen if...

Makeover Mondays Starting at Voices.com!

Wonder what it takes to attract clients seeking voice over talent online? Join the women from Voices.com as they give live reviews of voice actor profiles, helping a different person each week to take their web presence, marketing and auditioning...

Why Submitting Auditions Isn't Always a Race To The Finish

Do you get deterred whenever a job you're interested in gets more than 20 replies? How often have you decided not to pursue an opportunity based upon the assumption that the client will never review more than a certain number...

Why Cold Reading Skills Are a Must For Voice Actors

Have you ever thought of why cold reading skills are necessary? The ability to think and speak on your feet is essential to a number of voice over jobs including animation, video game voice acting, live announcing and more. Find...

Client Experience Report from Spring 2010

How do clients make their decisions when it comes to hiring talent at Voices.com? What matters to them most? What can this mean for you? Find out the answers to these questions and more in today's VOX Daily....

Think Your Auditions Are in Vain? Read This.

Are you seeing the bigger picture? Many voice talent struggle with the art of auditioning in order to get work and often resent this necessary process. Although auditioning is ongoing, there's good news... you don't have to see it as...

Guaranteed Opportunity Doesn't Equal Guaranteed Work

What are the realities facing today's voice over talent? As a voice over professional, you have three main ways of getting work: ๏ Self-promotion ๏ Using a voice over marketplace ๏ Being represented by an agent While that may seem...

Just Send It and Forget It: How You Can Let Go of Auditions!

Do ghosts of auditions past linger in the back of your mind? Have precious time and emotions been wasted contemplating the outcome of a casting call? While it is human to wonder, fixating on things that are out of your...

Are You Meeting Your Prospective Clients' Needs?

Are you keeping up with the Joneses? Missing out on opportunities because of something as basic as a software upgrade? Prospective customers are valuable and it would be foolish to pass up opportunities... but if this is true, why do...

What Happens When You Book Your "Sick" Voice?

You know how you're often told not to audition when you are sick? Aside from the implications of overextending and abusing your voice, what are some of the professional consequences of booking a gig auditioned for with a "sick" voice...

Keys to the Kingdom in 3 Simple Steps

How can you work toward getting an increased number of opportunities and booked voice over jobs? I've got a few ideas for you on what seems to be working for a number of talent experiencing success at Voices.com... that, and...

Does the East Coast Have a Jump on the West Coast?

If you live on the west coast of the United States or Canada, you may feel like you're slightly behind when it comes to auditioning for jobs that are posted earlier in the morning on the eastern coast of North...

I'll Know It When I Hear It

Picking the right voice for the job is all about selection, not rejection. That being the case, it makes sense that only the selected talent is given feedback ratings or reviews... doesn't it? In this follow up posting to yesterday's...

How To Adjust Your Interpretation To Book Voice Over Work

Ever find that no matter how hard you try, achieving the right sound or read eludes you during an audition? Do you think that your interpretation may sometimes be responsible for what fails to get you bookings? Top voice over...


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