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The Script or the Voice – What Matters Most?

The Script or the Voice – What Matters Most?

What determines a project’s success?  Is the voice-over actor the most influential element or is it actually the script? Often, probably because the voice-over actor is labelled as the talent and is in many ways the ‘shiniest’ element of a project,  the success of the production (or lack thereof) is …

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How to Discover the Perfect Voice for Any Character Role

How to Discover the Perfect Voice for Any Character Role

Top tips from the Voquent voice acting community. Helping voice actors of all experience levels to find the perfect voice for every project. Getting into character as a voice actor requires versatility and flexibility. You may have to voice a variety of characters throughout a typical day behind the mic, …

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The Truth About Getting Started in Voice-Overs

The Truth About Getting Started in Voice-Overs

Voquent’s Miles Chicoine speaks to veteran voice actor Kenneth Bryant about the reality of becoming a professional voice actor today. This in-depth interview is crammed with critical insights about becoming a voice over artist. Right now, there are hundreds of thousands of people that work in the worldwide voiceover industry. …

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Cultivating Your Unique Vibe

Cultivating Your Unique Vibe

‘Your voice has power’. What do you think of this phrase? Often it’s used in an abstract, political, constitutional vote kind of way. But, as a voice-over artist, where does the power of the Voice with a capital ‘v’ lie? When you’re a voice-over, it’s less about what you say …

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4 Undeniable Reasons to Love Whiteboard Animation [and how to create your own]

4 Undeniable Reasons to Love Whiteboard Animation [and how to create your own]

So, you want to learn how to change a tyre, review a product before you buy, or be entertained while you wait for your bus. What do you look for? A video! Most of us prefer to watch a video over reading the same content in text form. It’s no …

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New Year, New Innovations – Unions Upgrade

New Year, New Innovations – Unions Upgrade

2020 is upon us and these initial weeks have once again afforded us the opportunity to reflect on past experiences, whilst envisaging new destinations, relationships and goals. It was only 18 months ago that we launched Voquent.com with a humble roster of voice-over talent and an aspiration to fundamentally transform …

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Best Santa Voices

Best Santa Voices

The Voice of Cheer. Ah Santa Claus. Rosy cheeks. Round belly. Cheery smile. And, above all, a booming jovial voice. While it’s nearly impossible to pin down exactly where our western idea of Santa’s iconic merry tone originates, you might imagine Stan Francis, who voiced Santa in the 1964 stop …

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Interview: Darvideo On Why Animations Rule Web Video

Interview: Darvideo On Why Animations Rule Web Video

At Voquent, on a daily basis, we produce voice over in multiple languages for animated explainers. It’s bread and butter work. So when we ‘bumped’ into specialist animation studio Darvideo on Twitter, we were eager to find out more about how it all works from their point of view and …

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Interview: Voquent Voice Acting Scholarship 2019 Winner – Breanna Alonzo

Interview: Voquent Voice Acting Scholarship 2019 Winner – Breanna Alonzo

We’re delighted to announce Breanna Alonzo as the winner of the Voquent Voice Acting Scholarship 2019! After many weeks of reviewing scholarship submissions, the Voquent team has selected Breanna Alonzo as winner of the Voquent Voice Acting Scholarship 2019. It was a really tough process but ultimately we were impressed …

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Professional Video Streaming Platforms – What You Need to Know

Professional Video Streaming Platforms – What You Need to Know

Whether it’s for yourself or a client, you may find you’ve spent time, effort and often money creating a professional video and now need a way to embed it on a website. Whether it’s an on-demand video or you’re producing an event that needs to be broadcast live, you need …

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8 Ways to Create Audio Samples for your Voquent Profile

8 Ways to Create Audio Samples for your Voquent Profile

Voquent are pioneers of the most extensive and detailed audio attribution system ever created in the voice over industry. We offer a global marketplace for producers, agents and casting directors to identify suitably skilled and experienced voice talent for their productions. This might sound complex, but we make online voice-over …

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