How Do You Define Professional Voice Actor?

How Do You Define Professional Voice Actor?

What is it, exactly, that makes one a “professional” Voice Actor? What is the definition? Are there certain characteristics required? Should one posses particular degrees, accreditations or certificates? Does it have to do with names on a client list? Representation? Or union status? Could it have to do with whom you list as a coach […]

A New Season; A New Hope

A New Season; A New Hope

Being Canadian, I’m used to winter. I can handle winter. Or at least, put up with winter. I don’t like snow. I don’t like cold. I cope because it’s just part of the deal. Hey, at least we don’t have earthquakes or tsunamis or hurricanes. A little snow and cold for a few months doesn’t seem […]

Pay Attention To Your Work

Pay Attention To Your Work

There’s a Facebook group that I’m a member of called the Voice-Over Fridge. I really like the concept of the group. Basically, it’s a place to post projects you’ve worked on to share and celebrate your success. Like hanging your child’s report card on your own fridge. One thing I’ve noticed about the voice over […]

What Are You Thinking?

What Are You Thinking?

If you think you are beaten, you are If you think you dare not, you don’t, If you like to win, but you think you can’t It is almost certain you won’t.

How To Get Out Of A Career Rut In One Simple Step

How To Get Out Of A Career Rut In One Simple Step

I shared a quote on my Facebook page yesterday. I can’t take credit for it. It’s something I came across on Twitter. It’s not an uncommon principle. It’s been quoted countless times with countless variations that all have the same foundation and meaning. It really is the best advice you’ll receive today.

Stop Comparing Yourself To Other Talents

Stop Comparing Yourself To Other Talents

Have you made this statement before… “One day, I want to have a career that looks just like [insert famous voice actor here]” I think we’ve all probably said something like that at some point or another. We probably meant it innocently enough. After all, we all want success, don’t we? So it seems like […]