Archive for the ‘Voice Talent Agent’ Category

The Rating is the Hardest Part

I was interested to read this piece on the Voice Over Herald website that advises voice talents to post a rate card on their web page: http://www.voiceoverherald.com/why-you-should-post-your-voice-over-rates-online/ I definitely have an opinion on this but the preface to this is the strategy of a talent agent may be different than an individual voice talent. That […]

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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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Secrets of An Agent Man: Don’t Call Us, We Won’t Call You

Happy 2015! It’s a new year and I have been away for the blog for a bit. In between the last post and this one, I manage to secure a U.S. Distribution deal for my documentary about rock radio disc jockeys, I Am What I Play. Click here for the trailer: http://youtu.be/n8BZBT9EGLk But I must […]

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I Work for Talents, not Clients encore

As talent agents, one of our dirty jobs is following up on overdue invoices. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, it’s up to the agent (and the talent if you run your own VO business) to decide on a case by case basis, who is legitimately having issues and who is kind of jerking you […]

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Podcasts of a Voice Agent

Over the last couple of years I have done a few podcasts for the fine folks at voices.com as part of their Voice Over Expert series. Such a title – voice over “expert”. But I’ll take it! They are all listed at the link below and I thought I’d post here because the topics covered […]

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