Casting Calls, Project Management, voice acting

How to Cast Voices Like You Know What You’re Doing Part 2: Finding the Character’s Voice

Last time we talked about how to frame the voice you want for your casting call. Now, how do we implement this? Everyone casts a little differently, but, without digging into those details, there are some broad strokes you can abide by to get the best out of the casting process. Stick to Your Deadline… Continue reading How to Cast Voices Like You Know What You’re Doing Part 2: Finding the Character’s Voice

Casting Calls, Project Management, voice acting

How to Cast Voices Like You Know What You’re Doing Part 1: Learning the Character’s Voice

We've talked project management and casting calls before. I've been doing casting myself this week for The D (Stands for Demon), which made now seem like the perfect time to go into a little bit about how casting for indie projects can work. Not every director casts the same for every project. In-studio casting is… Continue reading How to Cast Voices Like You Know What You’re Doing Part 1: Learning the Character’s Voice

Project Management

Good Project/Bad Project: Finding Your Scope

Previously, we had a project management crash-course, going over the basics of how to be successful with your independent production. Now, though, let's go into some more detail into the parts of this plan for success. We'll start at the beginning: how do you determine your scope? Your project is like a house. And any… Continue reading Good Project/Bad Project: Finding Your Scope

Project Management

Project Management 101: Surviving Your First Production

So you have a kickin' idea, a real cracker of a project. Something you're going to need to hire people on for or gather collaborators. But maybe you're a little new to this whole….producer/director/creator thing. Where do you start? Let's look at a quick rundown of how you can get your project off to a… Continue reading Project Management 101: Surviving Your First Production

Project Management

Big Yikes: A Crash Course in Avoiding Social Media Blowouts

We're in the business of self-marketing. How do you self market? With social media obviously! Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Youtube, all the usual hives of scum and villainy. Come along as we figure out how to not make those places worse than they already are, and positively interact with each other in public social spaces.

Casting Calls, Project Management, voice acting

Writing a Voice Acting Casting Call: Anatomy and Tips

Casting calls, an important part of the creative community, something that connects voice actors with producers. Some people hate them some people are so super amped to make them...they jump the gun a little bit and make some easily avoidable mistakes. Either way, super duper important to get right because it very well may be… Continue reading Writing a Voice Acting Casting Call: Anatomy and Tips