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STARTER COACH RECOMMENDATIONS

Leslie Jane Kronish at Inside Voice

Nancy Wolfson at Braintracks Audio

Global Voice Acting Academy

Anne Ganguzza

Tom Chantler

KID COACH RECOMMENDATIONS

Leslie Jane Kronish at Inside Voice: insidevoice.biz

Lynnanne Zager:voclass.com

NOTES:

+ Reputable coaches cannot guarantee when you will produce your first Commercial Demo from just one or two sessions. Remember, this is not an overnight process.

+ Please do your Google research before choosing any coach.

+ There are many PRO coaches, demo producers, brand managers, website creators and organizations to join, but we want to get you started, working with a coach and committed to VO first!

+ I Want To Be A Voice Actor is an awesome website too: iwanttobeavoiceactor.com

+ When you are ready to move to the next level and graduate beyond our site, we highly suggest you check out The Voiceover Collective community: thevoiceovercollective.com 

STARTER EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDATIONS 

MICROPHONES, CABLES & ADAPTOR, ETC. [insert images]

Audio-Technica AT2035 Cardioid Condenser Microphone, cost: $150.00

MXL-990 Condenser Mic with Shock Mount, cost: $99

Better cables will make a difference: Mogami Silver Series XLR Microphone Cable, cost: $19.99

Mogami Gold Neglex Quad Microphone Cable, cost: $39.95

Shure X2u XLR-to-USB Microphone Adapter [adapts the microphone to direct computer interface], cost: $99

SPEAKERS [insert images]

Sterling Audio MX3 3" Powered Studio Monitor Pair, cost: $99

M-Audio AV42 Studio Monitor Pair, cost: $149

HEADPHONES [insert image]

Sennheiser HD 280 PRO Closed-Back Headphones [do not buy noise canceling headphones!], cost: $99

MIC STAND & BOOM [insert images]

To hold your mic securely and have the ability to adjust positions, cost: from $25 to $150+

MUSIC STAND [insert images]

For script placement, cost: from $15 to $50+ 

POP [FILTER] SCREEN [insert image]

Popper stopper connects to the mic stand, helps prevent plosives and keeps unwanted moisture from collecting on your mic, cost: $15 and up

RECORDING SOFTWARE OPTIONS

Sound Studio 4: For Mac, digitize audio, make live recordings apply digital effects with ease, cost: $60.00, felttip.com

TwistedWave [audio editor]: For Mac, easy to use, fast, powerful, available for Mac, iPhone, iPad and online, cost: $80, twistedwave.com

SONY Sound Forge: For Microsoft, cost: $30, sound-forge-audio-studio.en.lo4d.com

Audacity: Cross-platform audio editor, cost: FREE DOWNLOAD, audacityteam.org

WHERE TO PURCHASE THE ABOVE:

We encourage you to shop at your local music store, or:

Guitar Center - [296 US locations] guitarcenter.com

Sweetwater Sound – Online Only, sweetwater.com [STACEY ASK ABOUT COUPON CODE]

Musician’s Friend – Online Only, musiciansfriend.com

Amazon / Amazon Prime – Online Only, amazon.com

TECH & HOME STUDIO SUPPORT:

George Whittam:

Josh Millman:

Dan Lenard:

GLOSSARY of VOICEOVER TERMS:

https://www.globalvoiceacademy.com/resources/glossary-of-voice-acting-terms/

BLOGS, PODCASTS, SHOWS & VIDEOS:

NETHERVOICE BLOG: https://www.nethervoice.com/nethervoice/

HEAR, HERE [IN BOTH] EARS NEWS:

VO METER PODCAST: https://www.vometer.com/ 

DAVE COURVOSIER BLOG:

VOICE ACTING MASTERY PODCAST:  http://www.voiceactingmastery.com/

STEPS TO VOICEOVER SUCCESS BLOG:

THE VOICEOVER HOUR PODCAST:

VOBS [VOICEOVER BODY SHOP] SHOW:

VOICEOVER SERMONS PODCAST: www.voiceoversermons.com

TOM DHEERE BLOG:

THE OUTSPOKEN VIDEOS:

VOICE-OVER XTRA!:

VO BUZZ WEEKLY SHOW: 

THE B-HIVE [WOMEN IN VOICEOVER] PODCAST:

THE MIKE LENZ VO PODCAST:

VOICEOVER ROADMAP BLOG:

FACEBOOK GROUPS/PAGES FOR NEW TALENT:

VOPRENEUR: https://www.facebook.com/groups/vopreneur/

VOICEOVER CAMP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/voiceovercamp/

VO AGENT ALLIANCE: https://www.facebook.com/VOAgentAlliance/

GLOBAL VOICE ACTING ACADEMY:

https://www.facebook.com/thegvaa/

NETWORKING, COURSES & MENTORS:

Gravy for the Brain: gravyforthebrain.com

VO PEEPS: https://www.vopeeps.com/

BOOKS LIST:

More Than Just A Voice, Dave Courvosier

There’s Money Where Your Mouth Is, Elaine Clark

Sound Advice, Dan Friedman

How To Set Up and Maintain a BETTER Voiceover Business, Gabrielle Nistico

The Sound Advice Encyclopedia, Kate McClanaghan

The Art of Voice Acting, James Alburger

Secrets of Voiceover Success, Joan Baker

V-Oh!, Marc Cashman & James Alberger

Tales & Techniques of a Voiceover Actor, Harlan Hogan

Voice-Over 101, Debi Derryberry and Jennifer Tressen

Voiceover Achiever, Celia Siegel

ADDITIONAL:

I WANT TO BE A VOICE ACTOR: iwanttobeavoiceactor.com

VO Buzz Magazine: https://www.thevoiceovernetwork.co.uk/the-buzz-magazine.html

NEXT ON YOUR VO JOURNEY:

THE VOICEOVER COLLECTIVE SITE:

WORLD VOICES ORGANIZATION [WoVO]: