Monthly Archives: April 2021

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Interview with Caitlin Berve of Ignited Ink Writing

Interview with Caitlin Berve of Ignited Ink Writing

We love to share insights from professionals in related industries. For today’s interview, we are with Caitlin Berve of Ignited Ink Writing to talk about her views on editing writing of all forms and how editing differs from proofreading. Proofreading and editing are skills intrinsic to all creative industries. Learning …

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4 Brilliant TV Voice-Overs That You’ve Never Heard Of

4 Brilliant TV Voice-Overs That You’ve Never Heard Of

The world of television is a beautiful, vast ocean of ideas and stories—there is something for everyone. Be it the gunslinging glory of Justified or the bashful comedy of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, television has entertained us throughout our lives. Television voice-over, when used correctly, can be a powerfully potent storytelling tool. …

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Voice-Over Definition & Spelling

Voice-Over Definition & Spelling

Voice-over, voiceover, or voice over? The spelling of voice-over is the subject of frequent debate and is canonical for anyone in the industry. Whether you are creating a website for your voice-over business, writing a book or blog concerning the industry, or reviewing contracts, everyday people will have to ask …

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The Five Most Notable Voices in Gaming

The Five Most Notable Voices in Gaming

The gaming landscape is changing at a rapid pace. In the last few years, the industry has grown exponentially, and as a result, the popularity of video games as a whole is at an all-time high. We have seen the rise of both the mobile and F2P gaming markets who …

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The History of Voice-Over – Part 2: The Magnetic & Digital Eras

The History of Voice-Over – Part 2: The Magnetic & Digital Eras

Let’s continue our journey exploring our industry’s intriguing and surprising roots. We covered the early history of the industry in Part 1 of this series. If you missed it, be sure to start there first. We’re thrilled to be back with part 2, and we’ll be taking you on a guided …

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Best Interfaces & Pre-amps for Voice-Over

Best Interfaces & Pre-amps for Voice-Over

Updated April 2021. As briefly touched upon in our wonderful, handsomely written blog about microphones – a digital interface is absolutely necessary for recording voice over on a computer. Before we delve in, a quick forewarning. Throughout this article, we frequently use terms such as: gain output volume phantom power If you …

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What Makes a Good Scriptwriter?

What Makes a Good Scriptwriter?

When researching how to hire a good scriptwriter, the first question to ask yourself is what type of script do you need? Scripts encompass varying degrees of detail, and the more niche or technical the subject, the more skilled a scriptwriter you will need. The genre and medium also vastly …

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The History of Voice-Over – Part 1: The First 100 Years

The History of Voice-Over – Part 1: The First 100 Years

The history of voice-over is the history of sound itself. Well, of recorded sound, that is. Today we are looking at the history of voice-over in extreme detail. From the earliest traces of voice recording to voice-over’s role in fighting the Nazis! Since the capability to record and store sound has emerged, …

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The Birth of the Antarctic Accent

The Birth of the Antarctic Accent

The world is a vast, frequently weird, and wonderful place. What gives the world and its numerous regions a unique flare is the distinct cultures, languages, dialects, and accents to hear. It is a marvel that two places—sometimes just miles apart—can have vastly different accents. While there are rarer accents …

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Interview with David Brown from Darling Axe

Interview with David Brown from Darling Axe

We love interviews here at Voquent. Interviewing experts can provide unique insights for the voice-over community, whether we’re talking about YouTube voice-over, success stories, or best working practices. There is always something we can learn. With audiobooks on the rise, we thought it would be time to get some expert …

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PFH Meaning and PFH Rates for Audiobook Projects Explained

PFH Meaning and PFH Rates for Audiobook Projects Explained

PFH is an acronym used in the audiobook and voice-over industries. Like any other industry, the voice-over industry has a lot of unfamiliar terms and jargon to learn. These abbreviations and acronyms frequently appear when communicating rates, timescales, delivery formats and more. When it comes to voice-over, here at Voquent, …

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