Category Archives: learned lessons

Becoming A Better Voice Actor #3: Be A Better Voice Actor

(cue Inception noise thanks to the circular title) So, this is the third in a series of posts emptying the cup of everything I know about being a voice actor thus far. In this article I’m going to be talking about performing. As always, take the advice here with a grain of salt. I only [...]

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Becoming A Better Voice Actor #2: Understand The Creative Process

This is the second in a series of posts on what I can think of as the most useful information on becoming a voice actor/voice over artist/person who gets paid to talk into a microphone. This post focuses on understanding the creative process better, in order to build tools and avoid mental traps in a [...]

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Becoming A Better Voice Actor #1: Build Systems

This is the first in a short series of posts where I’m putting down what I would travel back through time to tell myself, in order to become a voice actor/voice over artist/person who talks in front of a microphone and gets paid for the privilege QUICKER. Everything written here comes with a big caveat: [...]

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The Jenga of Managing Energy

Last week was AWESOME. It was an absolute prince of weeks where a number of great opportunities presented themselves unsolicited, I had some great training sessions with vocal coaches, took part in a week-long marathon of classes at the Actor’s Lab, and got to catch up with some of my favourite people. I’ve been steadily [...]

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Thoughts On Being A Good Freelancer

Recently for a project with a regular, well-loved client I needed to subcontract some recording out for a voice type I couldn’t provide myself. The recording was done interstate by a contact I’d provided voice over for in the past, leaving me a step removed from the whole process. While the client was satisfied with [...]

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