Looking to improve your voice over directing skills? VOPlanet's Kevin West asked voice over session masters Debbie Grattan and Kelley Buttrick for tips on how to direct voice actors.
So a great voice over job is posted on VOPlanet.com. You record a killer audition. You upload the voice over file, and now it’s time to fill out the note to the voice buyer. If you draw a blank when filling out voice over proposals on P2P, you are far from alone. Let’s get you on the path to glorious client comments and conquer the comments box.
A lot of people have questions and misconceptions about casting on pay-to-play (P2P) sites. The client side of P2P is a mystery to many voice actors. Before becoming a partner in the all new VOPlanet.com, I cast thousands of voice over jobs over the past fourteen years. Many were posted on pay-to-play sites. That makes me what the industry calls a “client” or “voice buyer.” I would like to share my knowledge of how things look on the voice buyer’s side of a pay-to-play site and answer some of the most common questions asked by voice actors. Let’s dive in.
Is it best to hire voice actors through a casting agent? Let’s explore…
We continue our discussion on hiring voice actors with a look at the different online voice over casting options. We will discuss P2P sites, freelance sites and more over the next few installments. First, let’s start with those top of the page sites and individual voice actor sites.