Articles by Oliver Skinner

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How Animated Movie Production Thrived During Lockdown

When live-action movie sets shut down, one form of filmmaking was well-equipped to make the shift to remote work: animated movie production.

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How to Do Accents: Advice From a Dialect Coach

The voice over industry is filled with actors who can perform a multitude of accents. Learn how to do accents with dialect coach Sammi Grant.

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How to Submit a Podcast in 2021

Learn how to submit a podcast to all the major audio platforms, including iTunes, Google, and Spotify, to share your message with the world.

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How We Created the Voices Sonic Logo

Need inspiration for establishing your brand’s audio identity? Read the story of how we created the Voices sonic logo from scratch.

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Remote Work Tips: 10 Ways to Disconnect & Recharge

Do you have trouble recharging during your off-hours? Follow these remote work tips to disconnect from work and find your work-life balance.

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How to Edit Podcast Sound Effects, Music & Dialogue

Using sound effects, music, and dialogue, you can bind the various segments of a podcast into one unified whole. Learn how to edit a podcast.

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Connecting Remotely for Live Directed Sessions in 2021

Compare the features of various technologies voice actors and clients use to connect remotely, from ISDN to Source-Connect, Skype, and Zoom.

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How to Speak to the New Remote Work Audience

We explain how to speak to the new remote work audience by answering the top search queries related to the future of work.

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Your Guide to Podcast Advertising in 2021

Podcast advertising is exploding. Here's what you need to know about listener demographics, benefits, ad formats, insertions, and more.

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Top 15 Audio Engineering Schools for 2021

From LA to Toronto, we’ve compiled a list of the best audio engineering schools to help you make it in the audio production industry in 2021.

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14 Career Goals for Voice Actors in 2021

The new year is upon us, and that means it's time to map out some career goals that voice actors can set out to achieve in 2021.

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The Top 5 Freelance Skills You Need in 2021

Using insights gleaned from Voices's 2021 Trends Report, we count down the top freelance skills to help you level up your career in 2021.

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