Posts Tagged ‘Voice-Over Xtra’

Voices.com buys Voicebank

The voice over industry is all aflutter as on-line casting company Voices.com has purchased Voicebank, another casting site that provides casting opportunities to talent agencies. Many in the industry are worried about one dominant player potentially controlling so much casting. I am taking more of a wait and see approach. VoiceOverXtra reached out to me […]

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Secrets of an Agent Man: The Urge to Purge

Sometimes I feel like PN Agency is the equivalent of Hotel California – you can check out anytime you like but you can never leave. Percentage-wise, we actually do not have that many talents who have left the roster. There are a few who went union or moved out the city/country. There were a few […]

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Classic Video: Political Voice-Overs

I was born in the USA (as Bruce would say) so I can vote in U.S. Presidential elections. This has lead to officially becoming a U.S. political junkie. So, imagine my excitement – bordering on arousal – at this CNN piece, profiling some folks who do political voice-overs!

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Secrets of An Agent Man discussion

Voice Over Xtra has published my blog piece about the PN Agency business model in hopes of generating some discussion in the industry about voice agents & representation.   Hopefully, there will be some comments and observations from VO Xtra readers in different cities. Here is the URL for the article and comments: http://www.voiceoverxtra.com/article.htm?id=t9njmxig

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UPDATE: I Work for Talents, not Clients

If you scroll down a couple of posts, you’ll see a piece entitled “I Work For Talents, Not Clients”.   The update to that is: The client paid in full!!!! The fine folks at Voice Over Extra turned that blog piece into a feature story which generated several comments from industry folks.  You can read it […]

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Civil Rates! Secrets of an Agent Man – Volume 4

The voice-over webisphere is all abuzz because a new online casting site – voicejockeys.com – is offering $55 a spot to voice talents and will take 50% (!) commission on that already lucrative fee.   The site works like many others out there in that talents “pay to play”.  That is, it’s free for producers to […]

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