Posts Tagged ‘non-union’

10th Anniversary Celebration!

This week marks the 10th Anniversary of my ownership of PN Agency.  I wrote a promo note to clients to commemorate the occasion.  I’ve posted it below: Dear beloved client: Ten years ago this week, I became the owner of PN Agency and quickly ordered new business cards.  The agency was started almost a decade […]

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I Work for Talents, not Clients

One of my pet peeves in this business is that situation where you sense someone is afraid of their client.  You know, where they’re afraid to call someone on obnoxious behaviour, or simply manage client expectations.  I know clients come in all shapes and sizes – a wide spectrum from completely organized, to the guy […]

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State of the Non-Union

Given that I’m a wildly successful voice talent agent – and by wildly, I mean I am able to make the occasional mortage payment and cover my regular dental check-ups – people often ask for my opinion of where the voice-over industry is headed.  Okay, not that often…but after 10 minutes of careful deliberation, I’m ready to […]

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Linked In Agent Man

I don’t fully get Linked In the way I get Facebook.  I got Facebook the second I posted my profile and it still sucks me in, almost on a daily basis.  I haven’t decided whether to bother promoting this blog in any “real” way there yet.  Linked In, on the other hand hasn’t really grabbed […]

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Cast Away

The voice-over casting process has really evolved over the last decade.  A few years ago, there were a number of people here in Toronto who could make a living just from being voice casting directors.  They’re a dying breed now.  With the advent of home studios and the ease with which audio files are uploaded/downloaded, […]

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Canadian Voice-Over News

Two of the top union voice agents in the country have joined forces under one roof.  Sandi Sloan of Fusion Artists (www.fusionartistsinc.com) will bring her voice roster under the umbrella of Julie LaFontaine’s Fountainhead Talent Inc. (www.fountainheadtalent.com)   Contrary to what some might expect from a guy running a non-union shop, I have great respect for most […]

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