Absolutely Hardcore Voiceover Session For BioShock Infinite

Just watch the movie at the link to see one of the most emotional and amazing voiceover sessions I have ever seen.  Actress Courtnee Draper is reduced to tears to get the take.  What a pro.

Note that there is strong language in there that is not safe for work.  Unless you happen to work here.

We are unable to embed the video so go HERE.  Now.

RSVP Now For The Voiceover Mixer (With Interview!)

We are less than a week away from the 2011 New York Voiceover Mixer and the list is filling up fast.  We may have to start turning people away in the next few days so if you are planning on attending you must rsvp by emailing Lindsay and your name must appear on the official guest list.

We certainly don’t want anyone to be left out in the cold but we cannot have gate crashers either so if your name is not on the list you will not be allowed in on the 3rd.

Hardcore, huh?

Go HERE or simply email [email protected]

Want to know more about the Mixer?  Check out this interview with Terry Daniel:


Voice Talent Tom Bromhead Does Impressions

Check out Tom Bromhead, the “man of 333.33 voices” nailing it in this impressive video:

10 Reasons To Attend The 2011 New York Voiceover Mixer

1. It’s Free

Admission costs have been covered by our sponsors.  Sure, you gotta pay for airfare, hotel and drinks but the rest is free.

2. We Have Raffle Prizes Out The Wazoo

Seriously, my wazoo is killing me.

3. You Need To Network

This is the only opportunity in the world to network and meet with this many voiceover industry people in one place.

4. You Have No Friends

You are bound to find someone, anyone who will put up with your B.S. there.  Heck, I even found a wife at one of these!

5. You Hate Your Liver

I don’t blame you.  There will be ample opportunity to pummel it into submission at the Mixer.

6. You Love Rob Paulsen

Have a thing for the Emmy Award winning star of Pinky and the Brain and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?  Who doesn’t?  Use this opportunity to sign up for his seminar earlier that day.

7. You Need A Coach Or Agent

Harass them there where they cant escape.

8. Christmas Makes You All Warm And Fuzzy

There is no better place in the world than New York during the Holidays.  Check out the windows at Macy’s!  Go ice skating under the tree in Rockefeller Center!  Freeze your ass off!  Good times.

9. You’re A Recluse

This is your chance to pose for the paps and finally get out of your booth for once.  Hobnob with the big shot movers and shakers.  Get out there and be somebody!

10. Erik Sheppard Will Be There

That alone is worth the price of admission (please see #1 above).


Coming To The NYVO Mixer? See Rob Paulsen Live!

This just in: Emmy Award winning voice actor Rob Paulsen of Pinky and the Brain, Animaniacs and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fame will be bringing his acclaimed seminar series to New York this December 3rd from 12:00 to 3:00 at the Sheraton Times Square in Manhattan.

The Sheraton is just blocks from Arena where the 2011 New York Voiceover Mixer will be held on the same day and we have allotted plenty of time for visitors to our fair city (or locals) to attend both events.

Rob will be sharing stories from his vast experience as a big shot voice guy, giving real time advice to those hoping to break into the business and guidance to those who have already drank the Kool-Aid.  The word on the street is that there might even be a song or two and Rob is always more than accommodating to those who want autographs so bring your Pinky swag and be the next eBay millionaire!

Oh yeah, and he’s only charging 100 bucks so you have no excuse not to go.

For more information visit Rob’s Site or his Facebook page.  There will be an official page for the NY appearance coming soon, check back here, at the Mixer site or at his links above after the weekend.

Please note this is open for everyone, not just those attending the Mixer although you would be crazy not to go to both.

High Pitched Ladies Are In The House!

In the hizz-ouse?  I don’t know what the cool kids are saying these days.  I still say “rad”.

Anywho, check out the amazing Lisa Biggs creeping everyone right the hell out at the end of this Toyota dealer spot:

I cannot begin to tell you how badly I want to get Lisa and my love Holly Franklin together in the same room.  I could listen to that conversation for days.1

Lisa’s Commercial Demo:

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Holly’s Commercial Demo:

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Lisa’s Character Demo:

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1. Did this post just get kinda creepy or what?

Free Microphones For Voiceover Talent!

You heard me right, we are giving away four shiny new microphones to voiceover talent absolutely free:

  1. A new VO:1-A Signature Series Microphone courtesy of Harlan Hogan.
  2. A new Blue Snowball USB microphone courtesy of Amy Taylor.
  3. A new Sennheiser MKH 416 shotgun microphone courtesy of Philip Banks.
  4. A new AT4047/SV Cardioid Condenser Microphone courtesy of Steve Savanyu from Audio-Technica.

So how do you get your grubby little paws1 on one of these beauties?  Easy:

  1. Go to the 2011 New York Voiceover Mixer.
  2. Put a business card in the bag.
  3. Have the time of your life with hundreds of other industry people.
  4. Wait until 8:00 when we announce the raffle winners.
  5. Profit.

Microphones aren’t your thing?  No worries, we’re also handing out:

  1. A new VoiceOver Recording Sign with remote control switch also courtesy of Harlan Hogan.
  2. Three separate free webinar passes courtesy of John Florian from Voice Over Xtra.
  3. Three stylish new Voice Over Xtra hats.
  4. Three one month memberships with Innovative Voiceover Instruction.
  5. The Medical Mumbo Advanced Narration Workshop CD set courtesy Julie Williams.
  6. A one hour private voiceover lesson in Los Angeles or via Skype with MJ Lallo.
  7. Two separate signed copies of Sound Advice – Voiceover From an Audio Engineer’s Perspective from Dan Friedman.
  8. A 90 minute voiceover coaching session from The Lau Lapides Company.
  9. Three inspirational voiceover posters from Ken Knuckles of Actor’s Motivation.
  10. Three one hour service credit certificates from George Whittam and ElDorado Recording Services.
  11. A free in-depth analysis of your commercial demo from Marc Cashman.
  12. A free year membership to V.O. Planet.
  13. A copy of Kristine Oller’s audiobook “Feeding Your Focus: How Creative People Can Move Forward Faster and Achieve Sustained Success”.
  14. Four winners receive their choice of either the “Learn the Industry”, “Get Customers” or “For Pros” intensive coaching packages from Edge Studio.
  15. 25 free professional audition recording sessions from Edge Studio.
  16. Two drawings for “The Fundamentals” and “Audiobooks A – Z” from the Power of Five Coaching Series from Vanessa Hart.
  17. Three drawings for one hour of virtual voiceover personal assistant work from Karen Souer.
  18. A $200 gift certificate towards Voicebank.net or Voiceregistry actor services courtesy of Voicebank!
  19. Six drawings for personally signed pictures from The Clone Wars, Powerpuff Girls and The Wild Thornberrys courtesy of voiceover superstar Tom Kane!
  20. One free admission pass to the VOICE 2012 Conference in Disneyland beginning June 13th from James Alburger and Penny Abshire!

The heck you say?!  All true.  Thank you to everyone who has donated for your incredible generosity.  So what are you waiting for?  RSVP to get yourself on the guest list today!

1. Seriously, wash your paws.

The 2011 New York Voiceover Mixer

Sick of hearing about this yet?  Well too bad.  This year is going to be outrageous and if you miss it then you’re going to be sorry.  Everyone and their brother is going to be there, we’re giving away a ton of microphones and coaching packages and books and other amazing prizes and it’s free.  What’s your excuse?

Be sure to go to the OFFICIAL SITE for daily updates on raffle prizes, the guest list and more.

PLEASE remember that you must officially RSVP via email to Lindsay and have your name on the guest list to be admitted.  Willy Wonka golden tickets also accepted.

Polish your shoes, print up a few thousand more business cards and get ready to network while punishing your liver.