5 Tips for directing voice talent

Getting the best voice over results is about more than using quality tools and hiring the best writers. Even hiring the hottest voice talent can only get you so far. The truth is, the most inexperienced artists can be amazing voice actors. All they need is the right input from the guy sitting behind the…

What is the difference between mixing and mastering

Mixing and mastering are both very important components of the audio recording and production process. In a nutshell, mixing is the process of combining the different audio tracks together. Mastering entails polishing the mixed audio. Let’s take a look at some of the most important steps in both of these processes. mixing Labeling tracks. Organising…

How can I become an audio engineer?

Although there are a multitude of articles online about sound engineering, the best way to become an audio engineer is still the traditional route. Studying at an audio college will give you hands-on experience on expensive equipment you might otherwise not have had access to. It will also put you into contact with industry professionals,…

How to audition for a voice over job

Auditioning for voice over jobs can be daunting, especially if your new to the business. Here are a few tips to help you prepare for your auditions and do the recordings. be in character from step 1 Be in character, even when you are only saying your name and what you’re auditioning for on the…

What equipment do I need to record Foley?

Foley is the process of reproducing en recording realistic sound effects by using physical props to enhance audio quality for film and other types of media. Let’s have a look at what you’ll need to set up your own Foley studio. Microphones First things first. If you wan’t to record professional Foley, your most important…

What are efficient ways to soundproof a room?

Chances are, if you’ve found your way to this article, you’ve tried all the internet’s cheap and easy soundproofing suggestions. The blankets, the rugs, the curtains, and probably even the very popular (but wildly ineffective) egg cartons. Unfortunately, cheap methods yield cheap results (if any). The best way to soundproof your room efficiently is to…