Posts Tagged ‘Voice Casting’

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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Random Agent Musings (RAM) #3 – The Audition Process

Some thoughts on auditions: -If you think you aced the audition, there is very little chance you’re getting the gig! The one you’ve forgotten about from three weeks ago is the one you’ll inexplicably get. -In light of the above, it’s best to think about auditions as the equivalent of batting practice in baseball. A […]

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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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Random Agent Musings (RAM)

A new feature here at Voice Over Canada for 2014: What I call RAM – Random Agent Musings. These will be little odds ‘n ends about this wacky world of voice over that don’t fit neatly into a longer piece. I am going to try do this every Sunday so make it part of your […]

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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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