July 14, 2017

What's next for the VO Industry?

With the stunning news that US investment firm Morgan Stanley has taken an $18 million stake in Voices.com and David Ciccarelli's stated goal of buying up the smaller P2Ps, where is the industry heading?

On social media the fury was unlea...

June 19, 2017

The voice over industry is very unique among industries. It doesn't manufacture anything. It does not have a high bar for entry, and there are no standards or best practices that everyone works within. Anyone can work in this industry without training or experience. It...

May 28, 2017

Before you wade into the murky waters of online voice casting, often referred to by voice actors as "Pay to Play" please read this statement from the World Voices Organization concerning deception and fraudulent activities by Voices.com, and a call for transparency fro...

May 28, 2017

Someone's voice. You hear it and you instantly either like it or dislike it. Casting for a voice over is extremely subjective and daunting. There are over 20,000 people or more in the United States who claim to be voice actors. But perhaps only a few thousand or less a...

May 28, 2017

Many folks in our industry feel that the Voice Arts Awards is just a way for a select group of top shelf voice actors to get together and pat each other on the back, and offers nothing of substance. The competition is stiff and cutthroat. It requires you to spend lots...

May 28, 2017

OK, perhaps the title of this article is too sensational. But sometimes when you daydream, its not always good. My daydream today involved the future of voice over. Specifically, will opportunities be better or worse for us when "streaming" finally becomes the main-str...

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Emily Gersema has written a great article on a new study showing how the quality of the audio we hear can affect our belief in what we hear. 

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The quality of audio influences whether you believe what you hear.

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