Archive for the ‘Canadian Voice Over News’ Category

Goodnight Mr. Berns

As a voice agent, it’s one thing for a talent to leave the agency, it’s another for a talent to leave the world entirely. Fortunately, I haven’t experienced this too often but on Sunday, we lost a great one with the sudden death of Don Berns. Don was already part of the talent roster when […]

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Voice Over Canada on Sirius XM

I had some fun last week on Sirius XM Canada as a guest on the Todd Shapiro show. Lots of talk about the voice over business and what it’s like being a talent agent. The interview starts around the 44:00 mark. http://thetoddshapiroshow.com/2015/01/the-todd-shapiro-show-episode-211-2.html To keep up with the furious pace of the Voice Over industry and […]

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Is the movie trailer voice dead?

I thought this was an interesting piece recently in the Globe and Mail. We rarely get calls for voicing movie trailers so what the article is saying has been my experience: “Summer movie season is in full swing, but one iconic part of the viewing experience is missing in action: the trailer voiceover. The gravelly […]

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Ethnic Voice Talent is 10 Years Old!

In 2003, I was proud to represent a solid roster of English and French oral specialists. Quietly, I added some Spanish voices into the mix. Clients started to inquire: Can I get a German man? How about a Japanese woman? Time passed and I finally clued in that these were business questions and I sprung […]

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Voice Over Canada hits Brazil!

Apparently, we are making an impact in Brazil! An actual comment left on this blog: “Hello, Roger. I’m a dreaming brazilian boy who is turning 18 this year. I’ve always been passionate about voice-acting and dubbing, I’m finishing my english studies and I’m taking voice-acting/dubbing technique classes this year. I’m willing to live in Canada. […]

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The Double Divas and Livingston Studios

Our friends The Double Divas are teaming up in Toronto to do another weekend workshop. The details are below. Note: it’s being held at Livingston Studios, a new facility in Toronto aiming to be a hub for voice talents and coaches. I was invited to their grand opening last month and the space looks slick. […]

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