In A World

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(…)

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,(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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!(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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By Jennifer Knight I was recently interviewed by Lily Rothman of Time Magazine. She’s doing a story on women in voice over and wanted to know my thoughts about the movie, In A World, by the amazingly talented Lake Bell. Bell wrote, directed, and stars in this funny and engaging film, a win for any(…)

IN A WORLD- A movie about a female voiceover actor

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I was very excited to see this great movie trailer today and thought I would share it here.  As a professional voiceover actor, I was able to identify immediately with Bell’s character.  Here is the trailer along with a terrific short article and interview with Lake Bell: IN A WORLD- Trailer From the article: “I love(…)