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New customer service manager for voice talent continues a tradition

September 30, 2011 by

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Ever since Voice123 began back in 2003, there has always been a professional voice talent behind every stage of growth in the company. Tania Isabel, co-founder of Voice123 in 2003, was first to put her voice in the mix of taking care of voice over talent. In 2007, Steven Lowell had the pleasure of being […]

Building a pro soundbooth at low cost by Scott Gorman

September 28, 2011 by

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Voice123 loves hearing from voice talent when they have blogs that they wish to share with us for the entire community of voice over talent!  Today, we wish to share a great blog provided by voice talent, Scott “Scotty G.” Gorman. He wrote us and shared pics of how he built his voice over booth! […]

Importance of humor in the Era of Judgment

September 27, 2011 by

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For this blog, we wish to share a TED talk by Laura Zalaznick on “The Conscience of Television”. The voice over industry has always been a business of competing with others to hopefully perform the voice over that generates the most favorable opinion. Since 2000, changes in media, culture, and technology, have turned “working” into […]

Maintaining equipment after the purchase

September 22, 2011 by

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We read stories of voice talent saving money to get voice over equipment, and those building studios, but what do you do to maintain the equipment once it is set up? We posed this question to voice talent on This Voicing Life, a Facebook page for voice over talent, and received some great responses to […]

The elusive skill of copy reading

September 19, 2011 by

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Copy reading… To describe copy reading skills would be to over-simplify what really goes into it. Why is this? There is no absolute “right way to read”, when it comes to a creative industry, but there is a “wrong way”. Sound crazy? When it comes down to reading that script in front of you, there […]

Mythbusting reasons for success in online casting

September 14, 2011 by

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Do you ever go through a month of auditioning, only to realize it really has not turned out as you had expected? Did this trend ever last a year for you? Working in online casting for voice overs takes into account several factors that one initially may not think about in between mouse clicks and […]

Tampering with the Trilogy

September 12, 2011 by

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After reading about George Lucas’ intentions to tamper with the Trilogy one more time: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/02/other-ridiculous-star-wars-blu-ray-c… We posted a project in Voice123 http://voice123.com/lv/Tampering_with_the_Trilogy.html asking our talents to come up with new dialogues. Check the resulting video! You can check all of the other auditions in the following link: http://voice123.com/web/user/shared_inbox.cgi?data=8acfcecdc0cfd0d0cecbc9ccc9c0c9cfcac8