Great Audio Tips and Gear

Great tips from the pros on Audio Production for Video and gear resources.

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Why You Always Must Get An Audition or Sample from a Voice Talent

Your project is ready for narration and you have finally settled on the voice talent you want. You haven’t used them before, but you have listened to their demos and their...
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What are Voice Usage Fees and How do I Budget for them?

You need a voice over artist for a video project, but you’re not quite sure how to work out your budget. Do you pay a one-off fee for the voice recording, or...
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5 Beginner Tips for Recording Great Live Show Sound

Although rapid development of technology in past decades had made our life incomparably easier in all walks of life, some things still have to be done the old fashioned way. The same...
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Top 5 Professional Tips for Voice Narration Success

Talking to Don Ross about audio recording is like listening to a conductor talk about Mozart – all the passion, knowledge and experience is evident and palpable. Don has recorded music...
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4 Reasons to Re-Record Your Narration Track

Patches Are For Pants. 4 Reasons to Re-Record Your Narration Track By JoJo Jensen Audio pickups and script patches are part of a project’s life. Within a few days of the voice talent...
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How to Hire Voice Actors: 5 Steps to Narrow Down the Field

We live in a world of choices. Lots and lots of choices. But you don’t just have four or five options to sift through looking for products or services, but hundreds of...
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How to Choose Between a Male or Female Voice Over

When I was first starting out as a voice over talent, when mammoths roamed the earth and cassette tapes were the norm, my dad urged me to go after car dealerships...
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5 Points: How to Write Narration Voice Over

Writing a script to be read aloud isn't easy work. It doesn’t matter if you are writing a commercial, a marketing video or an on hold message, you have to use the...
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5 Tips to Get The Most Working with Voice Talent

Congratulations! You've hired a professional voice talent to add the narration track for your project! Now it’s time to send them the script and get to work. But how can you get...
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The Importance of Great Music for Producing Great Video

Great video requires great music. Not that the fine-enough-royalty-free-music-library-download-for-$40 kind, or the talented-best-friend-studying-music original, can’t be used to produce a high quality video. But to move it up a notch, to produce...