The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

The conversation went something like this… “Ok. I sent it. Now we’ll just wait to see what happens.” “Fingers and toes crossed.” “I just need to relax!” “Good plan! It’s in God’s hands now. You did your part.” “Yes but I’m so stressed there isn’t enough herbal tea to fix me.” Can you guess what […]

To Slate Or Not To Slate

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Lose Graciously And Win

Lose Graciously And Win

Let me tell you a tale about two different voice actors. Both whom auditioned for the same gig. Neither whom were awarded the project. Voice Actor 1 Upon receiving an email from the prospective client informing them they had not been awarded the project, voice actor 1 began to stew. “How did I not get […]

7 Deadly Sins Of Slating

7 Deadly Sins Of Slating

Slating is not a practice that I’m into. Unless, of course, the instructions specifically request it. Outside of that, I may include a slate if my audition includes more than one take. In that case a simple, “Marc Scott. Three reads,” is all I’d ever include.

Are You Really Listening?

Are You Really Listening?

Have you ever heard someone explain the difference between hearing and listening? According the University of Minnesota, “Hearing simply happens. Listening, however, is something you consciously choose to do.” In other words, there’s a difference!

Is Your Audio Demo Enough?

Is Your Audio Demo Enough?

The audio demo. A staple of the voice over industry. Talk to any talent. Any coach. Any producer. They’ll all tell you the same thing. Get a good demo. Regardless of the means, they all point to the same end. Get a good demo. The Audio Demo For many years voice over work mostly consisted […]