You’ve Got Mail is, quite possibly, one of the greatest romantic movies ever made. How’s that for an opening line on a voice over blog written by a man in his 30′s? I watch You’ve Got Mail every time I see it on TV. I can’t help myself. I don’t even want to think about [...]
I often hear from, and read about, voice talents who are submitting dozens upon dozens of auditions and they’re not converting any of them into booked work. As a talent, when this happens, it can be confusing and frustrating.
Some call it voice acting. Therein lies an implication that you should act. While I don’t disagree that there is a certain amount of acting that does take place or can take place depending on the project, I sincerely believe that nothing in this business is more important than valuing your unique voice.
Murphy’s Law. The adage that anything that can go wrong, will. The original concept, though not officially titled Murphy’s Law, has been traced back as far as 1877. Something tells me it probably goes back a lot further. I’m picturing a caveman. Who has just discovered fire. When suddenly it starts to rain.
This week I’ve been exploring the different positions on slating auditions. I’ve shared 5 Reasons To Slate Your Audition and 5 Reasons Not To Slate Your Audition. It’s an interesting topic and opinions on the practice definitely vary.