Category Archives: Voice Over Demos

Information and tips on how to produce and market your voice over demo

Your Voice Over Demo — Think “I Can’t Afford It”? Think Again!

I was talking to one of my students.  He had invested in taking my commercial class and showed good potential.  He had also purchased the bare equipment needed to record at home.  He sent me a MP3 of a test … Continue reading

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Should You Use Brand Names in Your Voice Over Demo?

The “brand name” controvery If you research voice over commercial demo production on the internet, at some point you will be confronted with the “brand name” controversy. It goes like this:  Should I use real brand names in the copy … Continue reading

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Use Your Voice Over Demo Reel to Promote Your Career

There are a few tools that are critical for a career in voice over. Tool number one is the voice over demo. This is your calling card in the industry.  The conversation goes like this… you: “I do voice overs”, … Continue reading

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Audiobook Voice Over-How Much Should You Quote

Sometimes auditioning feels like shooting free throws in a pitch black gymnasium. If you miss you hear the ball bounce off into the darkness. But if you score the rim lights up, signaling your success. Your misses give you no … Continue reading

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