Posts Tagged ‘VO industry’

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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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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Random Agent Musings (RAM) #2: Favorite client lines

This week…A few of my favorite client lines from past and present: “We always budget $500.” After inquiring about the availability of a talent on my roster they want to book, and having received approval of this voice from their client, I ask what they have in mind for the rate. They quote $500. I […]

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Secrets of An Agent Man: What are you looking for?

As an agent I get the question, “what are you looking for?” more often than any other with the possible exception of, “where’s my check?” What are you looking for? I’m not sure I can answer this question any better professionally than I could personally, when I was single! Once an agent has an established […]

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Classic Videos – Chris Rock at The Oscars

An animation casting involving a number of our voice talents made me think of this: Chris Rock presenting at the 2012 Oscars, for Best Animated Film. While some voice talents might be offended, I think he’s pretty hilarious with his assessment of the level of difficulty of doing voice work in animation. To keep up […]

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