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Yes, TalkShop is the best place to stay informed about all things voice over! Voice over casting, voice over acting and great advice for whether you are just starting in voice over classes or an experienced pro!

The Engineer is On Your Side

Too often, voiceover artists decide to go it alone in the booth. “It’s me against the world.” Brand new script. Critical engineer. Anxious producers. Annoyed executives on phone patch. It doesn’t have to be that way. Don’t forget who’s literally paid to be your...

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What to Wear for Voiceover

Oh, what to wear? You’ve been told the best part of voiceover recording is that it doesn’t matter what you wear. You’re not on camera. A-list clients are notorious for rolling out of bed for a session looking like… let’s just say there were no cameras allowed. But...

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Mouth Clicks on a Voice-over

Mouth clicks on a voice-over or film dialogue track should never interfere with the performance. Knowing why mouth clicks happen, how to avoid them, and how easily they can be fixed is an important part of the audio postproduction skill set, whether you’re an...

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ADR Recording 101 (Automated Dialogue Replacement)

Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR recording) is the process of rerecording production dialogue in a professional studio after shooting a film. This is done for a number of reasons. There could be technical problems with the production audio (too much bleed from...

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Morgan Freeman’s Voice Over Secret

Morgan Freeman’s presence on-screen and behind-the-scenes is legendary in Hollywood. He won the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award (2005) for Million Dollar Baby and has received several Oscar nominations for his performances in Street Smart (1987), Driving Miss...

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Location Sound – Why Boom Microphone Technique Matters

Here at TalkShop LA, we often inherit TV and commercial location sound that needs a ton of work. Bad audio quality requires more sweetening and restoration time in our edit suites. Dialog editing isn't just about editing ADR or voice over and swapping in lines that...

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Geoff Emerick RIP 1946 – 2018

The Great Geoff Emerick passed away at 72 on October 2nd.  He recorded legend after legend: The Beatles, Elvis Costello, Stevie Wonder, Supertramp, Stealers Wheel, and Kate Bush.  Check out this great tribute from Sound On Sound Magazine and ABC. -TalkShop LA...

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5 Great Voice Actors

5 Great Voice Actors Check out Great Big Story’s salute to five great voice over actors, whose successful casting in roles exemplify the variety of industry opportunities secured by the best of the best.  Sometimes voice actors are cast because of their range,...

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