Category Archives: Blogs

How Voice-Over Fits into the eLearning Process

How Voice-Over Fits into the eLearning Process

Interview with eLearning expert Dennis Duligall by Kelley Buttrick. With the rise in popularity of eLearning, Voquent asked me to pull back the curtain on how voiceover works within the industry. Dennis Duligall, of Duligall and Associates, is a major player in the industry. Duligall and Associates has a proven track …

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7 Tips & Tricks for Editing Voice Over

7 Tips & Tricks for Editing Voice Over

Howdy folks, it’s your wee pal Alex, back for more fun! Here at Voquent, we generally do the audio editing in house and the voice actors who record projects with us will send their audio completely raw, with no processing whatsoever. This means the edit can be done from a …

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What Happens when a Customer isn’t Satisfied with the Voice Over… AFTER the recording?

What Happens when a Customer isn’t Satisfied with the Voice Over… AFTER the recording?

Creative work has a lot of grey areas. Things aren’t always cut and dry. When conflict, creative differences or misinterpretations arise between client and artist, solutions aren’t necessarily obvious or clear to both parties. Here at Voquent, we work diligently to streamline the voice over casting and production process to …

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Acoustic Treatment Basics for Voice Over Studios

Acoustic Treatment Basics for Voice Over Studios

Acoustics is an enormously complex subject. It is physics after all. To go into anything more than a very basic level for this article would be both prohibitively difficult to write (book length) and ludicrously dense with formulas, graphs and specific scientific language. We’re not acousticians: which is an entire …

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5 Tips For Perfect Microphone Technique

5 Tips For Perfect Microphone Technique

Microphone technique is critically important for all voice-over work, because you don’t want the audio editor to hate you do you? Of course not! This article was motivated by our audio editor Alex recently having to spend twice as long editing a voice-over recording than it should have taken him, …

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Why Auditions are BAD for the Voice Over Industry

Why Auditions are BAD for the Voice Over Industry

This sounds like a grand claim, a sweeping judgement, from an angry VO actor who’s bitter about not getting cast. I assure you, it’s not. It’s an honest attempt to peek inside our industry as an outside observer (an objective voice, if you will), see what’s not working, and attempt …

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7 DOs and DON’Ts of working with agencies

7 DOs and DON’Ts of working with agencies

Just in case you missed it, Voquent are a multilingual audio-visual production company specialising in voice over. We’re one of a number of voice over agencies and production companies that work in this industry. We’ve spoken to several of them over the years and have a good understanding of the …

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Do I Need An Agent For Voice Over Work?

Do I Need An Agent For Voice Over Work?

Signing with an exclusive and reputable voice over agency is an undeniable moniker of success for any performing artist. Many a voice actor awaits that special call, such as @aktigereyes who says: “It has been extraordinarily hard to get representation in Los Angeles, even to get an agency to listen …

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Alex’s Top Tips To Get More Voice Over Gigs With Voquent

Alex’s Top Tips To Get More Voice Over Gigs With Voquent

Drawing on his vast experience with TV productions, Alex Harris-MacDuff has now turned his ears and considerable talents to the voiceover industry.  With his experience as both a production co-ordinator and an audio/dubbing editor, he brings a fresh yet seasoned perspective to his work. In his short time at Voquent, …

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161 Voice Over Agencies From Around The World

161 Voice Over Agencies From Around The World

We have compiled a comprehensive guide, listing a selection of 161 voice-over agencies from around the world. Who’s the guide for? Casting Directors / Creatives looking for voice-over agencies in a specific country or countries Voice Actors seeking a list of  voice-over agencies to contact around the world No matter …

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Change Perceptions by Switching Accent

Change Perceptions by Switching Accent

English, a language spoken across every time zone and in countless dialects. It’s difficult to accurately state how many people speak English as a mother tongue, because reports differ too wildly. But a conservative estimate shows nearly 2 billion people speak English worldwide, either natively or as a second (or …

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