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John DiMaggio's Documentary About Voice Over Actors

John DiMaggio’s Documentary About Voice Over Actors

As voice over actors, we talk, we write, we dialogue with other actors, and we commune. The voiceover community as a whole has warmth among its members. Even though we are competing with each other (sometimes daily, and sometimes in the same casting studio) we are somehow part of the same team. We share in… Read more »

Healthcare Commercial Voiceover for Nevada Health Co-Op

Healthcare Commercial Voiceover for Nevada Health Co-Op

I just found one of my most recently completed healthcare commercial voiceover spots on my client’s Facebook page. This spot is for the Nevada Health Co-op which helps people navigate various healthcare-related insurance decisions. This is a great example of how to take some relatively bland information and make it very personable and engaging. A… Read more »

Veterans Day Commercial Spot Pays Special Tribute

Veterans Day Commercial Spot for Supermarket Chain Pays Sincere Tribute

For many retailers in today’s competitive market, Veterans Day is another opportunity for an advertised sale, along with special discounts for anyone who has served in the military. As voice over professionals, we often record commercial spots to sell furniture or cars or hardware supplies for the one-day holidays like Memorial Day, President’s Day and Veterans… Read more »

Are Celebs Stealing Roles From Voice Over Community?

Celebs Are Taking VO Roles Away from Voice Over Community… Really?!

A few months back, I saw an article posted in one of the voice over community chat groups in Google. The title of the article was: Celebrities are Silencing Career Pros in Animation Voice Work. Provocative title, right? I see and enjoy all of these animated films… Not only because I’m a professional voice over… Read more »

Debbie Grattan Voice Over Talent, as Morticia Addams

Why Halloween is Special To Me

I’m the type of person who really enjoys the art of creation in many different forms. I think that’s one of the reasons I gravitated to acting and voice over as a career. It allows me to play and be creative on a daily basis. But in addition to my creative profession, I like playing… Read more »

Are Celebs Really Taking Voice Over Jobs?

Are Celebrities Really Taking Voice Over Jobs?

This is Part Two of “Celebs Are Taking Voice Over Jobs Away from the Voice Over Community… Really?!” Artists can be gifted in many different ways, and can grow and develop outside of their beginning niche. We see crossover all the time with actors cutting an album or singing or playing an instrument in a… Read more »