International Women’s Day: Let’s speak with one voice.

  International Women’s Day is indeed a day worthy of recognition — but it’s also a day for reflection; in particular, on why there needs to be such a day in the first place. At Torre — our parent company that also presides over other popular online platforms like VoiceBunny, WritingBunny, and our most recent…

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Statement by Voice123 on Voice Coach Peter Rofé

  Public letter by Alex Torrenegra regarding accusations of sexual predation by prominent New York voice coach, Peter Rofé, and published on the CNN website.   To all the Voice Over community worldwide: It is with a combination of deep distress and disappointment that the Voice123 team and me have taken note of an investigative…

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Have you seen this? The story behind Voice123

The year was 2002. Tania and I had recently married and moved to New York City. Tania was working at Banana Republic as a sales associate. I was freelancing as a “webmaster” and online marketing consultant for multiple clients. I was working from our 35 square meters (380 square foot) studio in Flushing, Queens near…

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Let us introduce you to the GVAA Rate Guide!

In this post, we want to present you an incredibly valuable resource. It provides a significant opportunity for everyone in the business to learn about fair rates. David Toback and The Global Voice Acting Academy team built this guide to help anyone interested in the voice over industry to find out how to get the…

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Stop “Over-thinking” Your Home Voice Over Studio

This post is an update of a series of posts written by Dan Lenard for Voice123. People new to a home voice over studio, whether they’re a newbie or an experienced voice actor, are filled with wonder at the ability to do it at home. With that wonder comes the technology behind it, and the…

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28 Ways To Prevent Noise from Ruining Your Voice Over

Picture the scene… It’s a lovely summer afternoon. The windows are open, and you can smell the fresh scent of cut grass on the breeze that fills the room. Inspiration strikes. You grab your microphone, turn on your computer, and open up Audacity. As the words spill from your mouth, you feel yourself effortlessly gliding…

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How to get your child into voice acting

This is my son, Rylen. He’s been doing voice overs since he could barely babble! There is a definite demand for child voices and there is definitely good money to be made. In fact, he gets paid more per job than I do. Child voices are more scarce and finding a talented child who also…

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Mac vs. PC for Voice Over Work?

Before we get to this week’s home studio tip, I wanted to let you know that we’re presenting a special online workshop with our Home Studio Master, Dan Lenard, this Tuesday evening called, “Building a Home Studio on a Budget.” Dan will give you some tips and advice on microphones, acoustic treatment, recording software, and…

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Recipe for an Awesome Voice Over Demo – Part One

Not sure what makes a great voice acting demo? How long should it be? What should I include? How do I know if this is what clients want to hear? Your demo is your resume. You can have all the experience in the world, but it’s that demo that will determine if the client chooses you…

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How to Convert a Non-Union Voice Over Job to Union

Today’s post is from SAG-AFTRA Voice Actor and Voice123 premium member, Dude Walker. He graciously invited me to attend an online meeting of his voice over group to answer some questions about Voice123. What I found out from this meeting, is that many Union members feel that Voice123 is not a good resource for them…

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