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4 Common but Easily Avoidable Live Sound Mistakes

Being in charge of running live sound at an event can certainly be stressful - it seems like there’s always an opportunity for something to go wrong. Just...
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Making the Most of Your Video Production Schedule

When it comes to competing in today’s content-obsessed mediascape, video producers are under pressure to do more and more with the same (or fewer) resources. According to respondents...
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Sound Considerations for Creating Award and Festival-Worthy Films

Mark Vogelsang’s ear for sound is as a sommelier’s palate is to wine. Growing up in the Canadian Prairies, immersed in a soundscape rich with the rumblings of...
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Casting Voice Actors: A Comparison of Past and Present

Ever since we first learned how to record the voice over 150 years ago, it’s become an integral part of our lives, filling the airwaves, adding to...
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Disney’s Moana Shows How Casting with Authenticity Can Reel in Your Audience

Ever since the film concept was announced in 2014, animation enthusiasts, industry professionals and the public alike have watched the development of Disney’s Moana with intense interest. While...
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Want to Create Sound? Check out some Foley in Zootopia!

Ever tried to recreate sound? If you've tried your hand (literally) at Foley, you know what I mean! Wired.com did a segment that took its viewers into the Skywalker...
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4 Tips to Keep Players from Tapping the Mute Button on Your Casual Game

Do your players enjoy listening to the audio in your casual game? Could they even be muting the game to have a better experience? If so, that's a...
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Understanding the Role of Voice Over in Advertising and Beyond

What's worth reading (or hearing) these days? From announcing new graduates to the world to the workaday voice artist plugging away in their home studio recording literally hundreds...
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How to Effectively Work with a Newcomer in the Voiceover Industry

On the Same Page? Have you ever been working with a client on a project and the communication suddenly becomes as complicated as the "we were on a...
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3 Reasons Why Your Ads Get Skipped on YouTube

How do you get people to watch your entire YouTube advertisement? What stops someone from clicking "Skip Ad" to jump ahead and fulfill the immediate gratification they desire? In...

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