Welcome to Girl’s Guide to Voiceover!

Girl’s Guide to Voiceover is a positive online community, created for women in the voice acting industry (although we welcome male readers too!). The Guide covers everything from microphone techinique to micropreneurship – with a whole lot more in between. Girl’s Guide to VO was created by the Voxy Ladies, and is intended to be a resource for encouragement, entertainment & education for everyone who visits our site. Reader contributions are welcome!

 


 

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

Trick or Tweet

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  It’s that time of year again!! Today the Voxy Ladies have officially launched our annual Halloween Costume Clothing Drive. For those of you who haven’t dressed up for a while, Halloween is almost as big of a deal as Christmas for some kids! And for many under resourced families, Halloween costumes are a luxury that simply isn’t in(…)

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(…)

Podcast Episode 4: In A World and Beyond 8

http://amyelk.com/Voxy/Episode_4.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Join us for episode 4 of Girl’s Guide to Voiceover!! Our Voxy Lady flavor of the week Diane Merritt reveals that she moonlights as a rapper, our “Voice Crush” Joe Cipriano shares his story behind auditioning for In A World & our featured guest LAKE BELL, reveals(…)

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(…)

Podcast Episode 3: Third Time’s the Charm 2

http://amyelk.com/Voxy/GG2VOEpisode3.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Here’s the link to the Kickstarter campaign for Phil Lollar’s Iliad House!!