VoiceActing

Merry & Bright

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We have two very special gifts under the Voxmas tree today, from two very special Voxy Ladies! First, a copy of Voxy Lady, Julie Williams’ How to Make Money in Voice-Overs Even if You Don’t Live in N.Y. or L.A. (5CD VO marketing course) AND a free registration to one of Julie’s Voice-Over Webinars to get your 2014 off to a fantastic(…)

In A World….

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It’s day seven & we’re still rockin’ around the VOXmas tree!! Today’s presents include a (pre-ordered) DVD copy of In A World. In A World comes to DVD on Janurary 21st.  The Voxy Ladies have been & will continue to be super supportive of this film that highlights the voice over industry AND features several of our(…)

Here’s Your Sign

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Yet another exciting day here at VOXmas headquarters!! Today we’re giving away A MUST for every voice actor, a Voice Over Recording Sign from Harlan Hogan & Voice Over Essentials! This VOXmas gift also, comes with a DVD copy of Animalia, featuring the voice of Voxy Lady, Katie Leigh! Katie is a veteran voice actor(…)

Rockin’ Around the VOXmas Tree

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Things are starting to really get crazy here at the North Pole…uh…we mean, the Voxy Ladies headquarters! Today the elves from Voices.com have left us a 1-year Premium Annual Membership from Voices.com AND a copy of Voice Acting For Dummies!! This VOXmas gift also comes with a Hot Wheels gift pack from Lindsay Sheppard, whose(…)

The Voxing Dead

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Feeling like someone ate your brain when it comes to operating your home studio?? The Voxy Ladies wanna give you 1 hr of VOStudio Tech Services from George Whittam and Edge Studios!! This VOXmas gift also comes with a pre-ordered copy of The Walking Dead (Video Game) Season TWO featuring the voice of Voxy Lady,(…)

Reading is Sexy

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One of today’s VOXmas gifts comes to us from none other than JOE CIPRIANO!! That’s right boys & girls, “Santa Joe” has given us a signed copy and audiobook copy of his new book, Living On Air. Of his book, Joe says, “Through trial and error, successes and more error, I found my voice. Whatever your(…)

Have Your Cake and Eat it Too

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The wait is finally over!! It’s Friday the 13th! Today is the first official day of 12 Days of VOXmas, brought to you by the Voxy Ladies, Neumann Microphones & VOICE 2014, the industry’s #1 conference for professional voice artists! We’re still making our list & check it twice, because the donations keep rolling in for(…)

Girl On Fire

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Almost two months ago I (Lisa) accepted a position as a “personal voice shopper” for SunSpots Productions, and early last week I celebrated my 100th casting/booking since coming on board with SunSpots. I have learned so much in this short time, and everyday I’m gaining new insight into some of the things that differentiate voice actors(…)

Are You Experienced?

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What: One Day Voiceover Intensive with Rob Paulsen, Brian Roberts (Director of Veggie Tales) and Kay Bess!! When: November 3rd from 3pm-10pm Where: Nashville, TN @ the Four Points by Sheraton How: email vo@voxyladies.com for registration and pricing information!!  

Guerillas & Purple Cows

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“Today the one sure way to fail is to be boring. Your one chance for success is to be remarkable.” -Seth Godin You have to live outside the box to persue a career as an actor. Heck, you have to be a little off your rocker be in this business. Like my mama always says, “You(…)

On the mark with Marc

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Your attitude speaks volumes before you utter a word.  Like your shadow, you are often unaware of it. Your attitude permeates everything about you: the way you think, the way you behave, the tone of your voice. Our attitudes are not just one element of succeeding in this business they are, in fact, the foundation(…)

Episode 7: Talking Vegetables & Emmy Award Winning Brains

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http://amyelk.com/Voxy/Episode_7.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Join Lisa & Diane as we chat it up with Bob the Tomato, “that guy” from the Lexus commercials & Voxy Lady, Christian Taylor!! As promised here is the link to Voxy Lady, Rebecca Davis walk to find a cure for Epilepsy!! xoxo

Podcast Episode 6: Around the VO World and Back

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http://amyelk.com/Voxy/Episode6_in_the_can.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Voxy Lady, Heather Costa brings us the scoop from the Don Lafontaine Poker Classic in Los Angeles! The Voxy Ladies get better acquainted  with Brooklyn based Kareem Taylor & then we “travel” to Scotland to have tea with UK “voiceoverist” Phillip Banks!!

Lisa Says Relax

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A few weeks ago I received an email from fellow Voxy Lady, Bobbin Beam that had evidently come from her Smart Phone because underneath her signature I read, “Sent from my Smart Leash”. If you’re a voice actor, or an entrepreneur of any kind you understand the (oftentimes) unhealthy dependency we have with our Smart(…)

Podcast Episode 5: Promopalooza

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http://amyelk.com/Voxy/Episode5Final.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Join the Voxy Ladies as we have a heart to heart with Joyce Castellanos, former agent & one of the VoiceOver industry’s most sought after promo coaches. Also, this weeks Voxy #FlavorOfTheWeek is Trish “The Dish” Basanyi and our “Voice Crush” is the ever charming Sean Caldwell!(…)

How To Sound More Better

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Once upon a time, I won the 4th grade spelling bee…by default. I was the last one in a line up of 10 kids to correctly spell Photosynthesis. The only reason I spelled Photosynthesis, right is because the 9 children before me spelled it wrong. I’ve haven’t won any spelling bees since. These days most(…)

A Moment in TIME

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Early last month I received an email from TIME Magazine asking if I would be interested in being interviewed in an article about being a woman in the voiceover industry. Of course I told them I’d have to think about it……NOT!! If you had told 13 yr old me that one day I would grow up(…)

Cancer + Love + Email Marketing

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We are ramping back up to full-time (and doing better than ever!) at Celia Siegel Management—and boy, what a trip it’s been. Yup, I had cancer. Yup, I’m cured. And believe it or not, there has been a great silver lining! Today, I’m going to share the clarity I gained from this life-changing journey: ONE(…)

Party Like It’s 1999

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THE VOXY LADIES PROUDLY SUPPORT SAG-AFTRA AND THE DON LAFONTAINE VOICEOVER LAB – AND WITH INCREDIBLE EVENTS LIKE THIS ONE, WOULDN’T YOU?!? If it wasn’t for the unions, where would a lot of us be? The SAG Foundation is committed to assisting, educating, and inspiring actors in their careers, lives and communities. The Don LaFontaine(…)

In A World Featuring the Voxy Ladies

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  In a world, 31 Voxy Ladies came together to give YOU the opportunity to win some pretty cool stuff!! Okay boys & girls!! Here’s the dealio: The following recording features 31 of the Voxy Ladies, each with their own interpretation of the famous one liner “In A World”. The challenge is to correctly identify(…)

Robapalooza – Atlanta

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An intensive voice acting workshop with Rob Paulsen & Maurice LaMarche WHAT: Intensive Voiceover Workshop WHEN: Monday, September 2nd / 4PM – 7:30PM WHERE: Creative Studios of Atlanta / 500 Bishop St. Suite F8 Atlanta, GA 30318 free parking For more information, or to RSVP, contact Voxy Ladies at vo@voxyladies.com

With A Little Help From My Friends

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Last summer I came across an article in Scientific American titled,Why We Help: The Evolution of Cooperation. In a nutshell, the article states, “People tend to think of evolution as a strictly dog-eat-dog struggle for survival. In fact, cooperation has been a driving force in evolution.” Please note, I don’t intend to open the floor for an(…)

Boys Whose Voices We Have Crushes On: Peter O’Connell

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Peter O’Connell aka “Audi’oconnell” aka “Your Friendly, Neighborhood Voice-Over Talent” is hands down one of the funniest & most entertaining vo guy pals we have! However, he’s is equally as sharp & savvy as he is hilarious. His blog, Voxmarketising is one of the most popular blogs for professional voice actors & voice seekers alike! Here’s(…)

#FlavorOfTheWeek: Jacqui Fehl

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Jacqui Fehl is perhaps one of our most talented Voxy Ladies. Not only is she incredibly versatile when she gets behind the mic of her ISDN studio, but her artistic talent extends far beyond the four walls of her Whisper Room.  Jacqui is the quintessential renaissance woman. When she’s not singing in her “puppy voice” as(…)

Mid-Year Reassessment a.k.a Check Up From The Neck Up.

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Hard to believe it’s past the mid-point of this year. Wasn’t it just New Year’s, when we all made our best resolutions? I always commit mine to paper. They are more like annual goals for me. I keep my list taped to the wall of my work station. But sometimes it seems like the hardest(…)