Apologies From An Agent

I expect to utter some or all of these apologies in the next week or two so why not get them all out of the way at once:

-Yes, I did get your demo. I know you’ve been waiting to hear from me. I’m sorry it’s taken so long but I like to take my time when I make decisions about the roster.

-I’m sorry dear client that I forgot to let you know that the talent had another booking on Thursday.

-I’m sorry dear talent for the delay in payment. I know you voiced that job two months ago and though we haven’t been paid by the client yet, I’m going to pay you anyway, don’t worry.

-Sorry dear casting agent that the talent didn’t slate their name and agency on that MP3 audition we sent you. I can see how that would ruin your day.

-Really sorry the talent was 15 minutes late for the session. I know traffic is no excuse. She really should have stayed at a hotel near the studio last night.

-Sorry I didn’t transcribe your 5 minute voice mail message and am instead asking you to send an email with the information.

-Sorry we don’t represent talents from cities other than Toronto or Montreal (yet)!

-Sorry you don’t feel you’ve gotten enough work the last few months.

-Sorry we think $200 for a national TV commercial is just a tad low.

-Sorry our rates aren’t as low as that competitor you talked to when determining your budget.

-Sorry no, I can’t lower the rate for that session that happened two months ago. You know, the one we invoiced you for a few days later? (It’s overdue by the way).

-Sorry I didn’t get a copy of that radio spot you voiced in 2010. Sorry I don’t know anything about voice workshops in New Jersey. Sorry I don’t have time to look for a talent we don’t represent but you are trying to find. Sorry…Sorry…Sorry…Sorry!

-Sorry we can’t take your call right now. Leave a message after the tone and we’ll get right back to you.

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2 Responses to “Apologies From An Agent”

  1. Eve Says:
    August 14th, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    I don’t have an agent, but am interested in applying for voicework opportunities in this field. Any advice on where to start?

  2. Michelle D Hatt Says:
    December 8th, 2013 at 10:09 pm

    I just discovered your blog and this hilarious post! I look forward to following!
    M*

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