THE POWER OF USING YOUR VOICE
More Knowledge is More Power
+ VORateCard.com is the industry’s resource for up-to-date non-union rates, use and terms.
+ Union (SAG-AFTRA) and non-union are the two type of jobs in the industry. Some projects are only open to talent who are dues-paying members of the union. If you join SAG-AFTRA, you do pay into it, but have the opportunity to qualify for benefits like collective bargaining power and healthcare and pension.
+ Not all pay-to-play is big and sleazy. and casting platforms will shape the industry’s future. VoiceOvers.com is currently in beta and designed for vetted pros, Bodalgo - also pros, VOPlanet - again for vetted pros, and V123 are presently at the top of our “do” list. As in, if you DON’T see a site listed here, we urge you to think twice!
VO STRAIGHT TALK: Our disclaimer is that you shouldn’t be listed on a pay-to-play site, auditioning for real jobs, until you are fully prepared.
How's a newcomer supposed to get the experience to land tasty jobs? Of course, professional coaching is a must, but it's not the first step for most, and holding your own in a pro class when you're new can be daunting. It's been a catch-22 for too long.
I'm brand new! How can I get the practice I need if I don't pay-to-play?