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Find Fresh Voice Talent Without Voice Casting Site Fees

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Submitted by voplanet on Wed, 07/10/2019 - 15:02
Are you frustrated that you keep getting auditions from the same voice actors when you cast a voice over? Do you know that you may be paying voice over sites thousands of dollars in unnecessary fees and commissions? Let's talk about why it's hard to find fresh voice talent on the corporate voice casting sites and what kinds of fees and commissions can affect your voice over budget. If you use a voice over casting site to find and hire voice actors, here are a few insights that might surprise you.
VOPlant VOProfile: Voice Actor Nathan Lowe
Q&A With Voice Actor Nathan Lowe Nathan Lowe: Voice actor. Musician. Studio owner. Beardist. Yes, Nathan Lowe is a man of many talents and interests, and an esteemed member of the VOPlanet VO… Read More
Two Snobby Men with Cigars Too Cool for Online Voice Over Casting Sites
P2Ps: The Sites Everyone Loves to Hate “Oh, I don’t do pay-to-play. I market myself directly.” Or, “I would never join a pay-to-play.” We hear it every day. Some voice actors have a negative opinion… Read More
Repeated Guy Same Voice Over Talent from Corporate Voice Casting Sites
How To Find Fresh Voice Over Talent and Corporate Voice Casting Site Fees Explained Are you frustrated that you keep getting auditions from the same voice actors when you cast a voice over? Do you… Read More

VOProfile: Q&A With Voice Actor Maria Pendolino

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Submitted by voplanet on Tue, 05/28/2019 - 22:05
Look up the word versatile and it’s quite possible that a photo of professional voice actor Maria Pendolino is right next to it. From slinky smooth commercial voice overs to highly technical medical jargon, Maria is a voice over chameleon. We are quite lucky to have Maria on the VOPlanet VO Team and even luckier that she had moment between all her awesome endeavors to sit down and answer a few questions about her career, favorite voice over jobs and the future of voice over casting.
VOPlant VOProfile: Voice Actor Nathan Lowe
Q&A With Voice Actor Nathan Lowe Nathan Lowe: Voice actor. Musician. Studio owner. Beardist. Yes, Nathan Lowe is a man of many talents and interests, and an esteemed member of the VOPlanet VO… Read More
Two Snobby Men with Cigars Too Cool for Online Voice Over Casting Sites
P2Ps: The Sites Everyone Loves to Hate “Oh, I don’t do pay-to-play. I market myself directly.” Or, “I would never join a pay-to-play.” We hear it every day. Some voice actors have a negative opinion… Read More
Repeated Guy Same Voice Over Talent from Corporate Voice Casting Sites
How To Find Fresh Voice Over Talent and Corporate Voice Casting Site Fees Explained Are you frustrated that you keep getting auditions from the same voice actors when you cast a voice over? Do you… Read More

What is a Transatlantic or Neutral English Voice Over Accent

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Submitted by voplanet on Tue, 05/14/2019 - 09:57
The demand for a neutral international sound has popularized a voice over accent that is not quite American, British or European. Transatlantic voice overs, also known as Mid-Atlantic English, International English or Neutral English, are in demand and voice actors who have mastered the accent are being cast with increasing frequency. Voice buyers and voice actors are sometimes unsure of what exactly Neutral English is. To get a better idea we went to the experts. We talked to Juliette Gray and J. Michael Collins, two of the top professional voice actors who book Transatlantic voice over work, about what the accent is, how it’s being used and what exactly it sounds like.
VOPlant VOProfile: Voice Actor Nathan Lowe
Q&A With Voice Actor Nathan Lowe Nathan Lowe: Voice actor. Musician. Studio owner. Beardist. Yes, Nathan Lowe is a man of many talents and interests, and an esteemed member of the VOPlanet VO… Read More
Two Snobby Men with Cigars Too Cool for Online Voice Over Casting Sites
P2Ps: The Sites Everyone Loves to Hate “Oh, I don’t do pay-to-play. I market myself directly.” Or, “I would never join a pay-to-play.” We hear it every day. Some voice actors have a negative opinion… Read More
Repeated Guy Same Voice Over Talent from Corporate Voice Casting Sites
How To Find Fresh Voice Over Talent and Corporate Voice Casting Site Fees Explained Are you frustrated that you keep getting auditions from the same voice actors when you cast a voice over? Do you… Read More

Pro Tips For Directing Voice Overs

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Submitted by voplanet on Thu, 03/07/2019 - 14:00
Whether you are new to the voice over business or you are a veteran voice over director, insights from the voice actor’s side of the microphone are invaluable. Preparation before and guidance during a voice over session are vital to bringing out the best performance from voice talent. VOPlanet's Kevin West asked voice over session masters Debbie Grattan and Kelley Buttrick for tips on how to direct voice actors.
VOPlant VOProfile: Voice Actor Nathan Lowe
Q&A With Voice Actor Nathan Lowe Nathan Lowe: Voice actor. Musician. Studio owner. Beardist. Yes, Nathan Lowe is a man of many talents and interests, and an esteemed member of the VOPlanet VO… Read More
Two Snobby Men with Cigars Too Cool for Online Voice Over Casting Sites
P2Ps: The Sites Everyone Loves to Hate “Oh, I don’t do pay-to-play. I market myself directly.” Or, “I would never join a pay-to-play.” We hear it every day. Some voice actors have a negative opinion… Read More
Repeated Guy Same Voice Over Talent from Corporate Voice Casting Sites
How To Find Fresh Voice Over Talent and Corporate Voice Casting Site Fees Explained Are you frustrated that you keep getting auditions from the same voice actors when you cast a voice over? Do you… Read More

What To Write In Your Voice Over Audition Proposal

Submitted by Kevin West on Tue, 02/05/2019 - 19:22
Many voice actors have incredible voice over skills, but have no idea what to say in a business proposal. Voice over talent that audition for jobs online are often asked to make a few comments to the voice buyer in their proposal. 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.
VOPlant VOProfile: Voice Actor Nathan Lowe
Q&A With Voice Actor Nathan Lowe Nathan Lowe: Voice actor. Musician. Studio owner. Beardist. Yes, Nathan Lowe is a man of many talents and interests, and an esteemed member of the VOPlanet VO… Read More
Two Snobby Men with Cigars Too Cool for Online Voice Over Casting Sites
P2Ps: The Sites Everyone Loves to Hate “Oh, I don’t do pay-to-play. I market myself directly.” Or, “I would never join a pay-to-play.” We hear it every day. Some voice actors have a negative opinion… Read More
Repeated Guy Same Voice Over Talent from Corporate Voice Casting Sites
How To Find Fresh Voice Over Talent and Corporate Voice Casting Site Fees Explained Are you frustrated that you keep getting auditions from the same voice actors when you cast a voice over? Do you… Read More

What Voice Actors Should Know About Pay-to-Play (P2P) Voice Over Sites

Submitted by Kevin West on Thu, 01/24/2019 - 11:24
A lot of people have questions and misconceptions about casting on pay-to-play (P2P) sites. The client side of P2P can be somewhat of a mystery to voice talent. Many voice actors are simply unaware of what really goes on behind the scenes and inaccurate information gets shared and repeated. Let's answer some of the most common questions about voice over P2P sites.
VOPlant VOProfile: Voice Actor Nathan Lowe
Q&A With Voice Actor Nathan Lowe Nathan Lowe: Voice actor. Musician. Studio owner. Beardist. Yes, Nathan Lowe is a man of many talents and interests, and an esteemed member of the VOPlanet VO… Read More
Two Snobby Men with Cigars Too Cool for Online Voice Over Casting Sites
P2Ps: The Sites Everyone Loves to Hate “Oh, I don’t do pay-to-play. I market myself directly.” Or, “I would never join a pay-to-play.” We hear it every day. Some voice actors have a negative opinion… Read More
Repeated Guy Same Voice Over Talent from Corporate Voice Casting Sites
How To Find Fresh Voice Over Talent and Corporate Voice Casting Site Fees Explained Are you frustrated that you keep getting auditions from the same voice actors when you cast a voice over? Do you… Read More

Pro Tips for Hiring Voice Actors - Do You Need To Hire Through An Agent

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Submitted by voplanet on Wed, 09/26/2018 - 09:40
Is it best to hire voice actors through a casting agent? What about Union versus non-Union voice talent? Does it make a difference? Let's explore.
VOPlant VOProfile: Voice Actor Nathan Lowe
Q&A With Voice Actor Nathan Lowe Nathan Lowe: Voice actor. Musician. Studio owner. Beardist. Yes, Nathan Lowe is a man of many talents and interests, and an esteemed member of the VOPlanet VO… Read More
Two Snobby Men with Cigars Too Cool for Online Voice Over Casting Sites
P2Ps: The Sites Everyone Loves to Hate “Oh, I don’t do pay-to-play. I market myself directly.” Or, “I would never join a pay-to-play.” We hear it every day. Some voice actors have a negative opinion… Read More
Repeated Guy Same Voice Over Talent from Corporate Voice Casting Sites
How To Find Fresh Voice Over Talent and Corporate Voice Casting Site Fees Explained Are you frustrated that you keep getting auditions from the same voice actors when you cast a voice over? Do you… Read More

Pro Tips for Hiring Voice Actors - Top of Page and Voice Actor Sites

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Submitted by voplanet on Thu, 08/16/2018 - 14:14
We continue our discussion on hiring professional voice actors with a look at the different online voice over casting options. Are those top-of-page ads touting cheap voice overs legit? Hiring a voice actor direct from their personal site can be a great option if you have the time. We discuss some important points to consider when hiring a voice actor direct from their website.
VOPlant VOProfile: Voice Actor Nathan Lowe
Q&A With Voice Actor Nathan Lowe Nathan Lowe: Voice actor. Musician. Studio owner. Beardist. Yes, Nathan Lowe is a man of many talents and interests, and an esteemed member of the VOPlanet VO… Read More
Two Snobby Men with Cigars Too Cool for Online Voice Over Casting Sites
P2Ps: The Sites Everyone Loves to Hate “Oh, I don’t do pay-to-play. I market myself directly.” Or, “I would never join a pay-to-play.” We hear it every day. Some voice actors have a negative opinion… Read More
Repeated Guy Same Voice Over Talent from Corporate Voice Casting Sites
How To Find Fresh Voice Over Talent and Corporate Voice Casting Site Fees Explained Are you frustrated that you keep getting auditions from the same voice actors when you cast a voice over? Do you… Read More