Intervention: You Need Voice Over “Rejection Therapy”

  “Unfortunately, we selected another voice over talent for this project.”   “No, please do not call us back about upcoming voice over opportunities.”   “We already have a voice over talent on our talent agency roster with your sound.”   Ouch. Rejection hurts. Literally.   According to research from the University of Michigan, the same regions of the brain … Read More

“F” Your Voice Over Website Design

  “F” your voice over website design! Yea, I mean it. “F” your voice over website design! Are you a female voice over talent? “F” your voice over website design! Are you a young male voice over talent like me? “F” your (my) voice over website design, too! But wait… I need to clarify something. This is a good thing. … Read More

Inside the Mind of Voice Talent Rodney Saulsberry

  I have learned a lot about how you can use psychology to be successful in this competitive voice over industry. I hope you have learned something, too. Unfortunately, I do not and will not know everything on my own. You must turn to other professionals and those who have had tremendous success for years (and even decades). So, I … Read More

#1 Voice Over Sleep Aid

f.lux   Yes, the #1 sleep aid for screen junkies like us voice over talent rhymes with a naughty word used in the third person. And no, it is not the flux capacitor found in “Back to the Future.” How many gigawatts was that again, Doc?   The psychological benefits of sleep are plenty   -> Focus – Sleep allows … Read More

Four Steps for Building Momentum in Your Voice Over Career

In sports, momentum shifts can occur once, twice, or many times throughout the course of a game. In my favorite sport, baseball, a momentum shift can happen in an instant. Both teams are tied throughout most of the game, and in one inning, two players quickly get on base. With one swing, a player drives in three runs with a … Read More

How to Get Picked

  Have you ever purchased a rare, one of a kind cardboard cutout of Fletcher Reede (Jim Carrey) from Liar Liar?   Have you ever read The Hunger Games books or seen the movie just because it seemed like everyone else had?   You probably said no to the first question, and if you said yes, please share the picture! … Read More

Voice Over – Like Movie Trailers?

Since diving into the field of voice over acting, people have been asking me a lot of questions about what voice actors really do. I don’t blame them. Before I really started researching the field, I thought of voice actors as the people who did things like commercials on TV and radio, character voices in cartoons, and movie trailers. While … Read More