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Texas Voiceover Resource Guide

Voiceover 101
Get Started In VO

When you’re ready to start, start here. The industry’s comprehensive guide to the steps to start a career in Voiceover.
By In Both Ears

I Want to Be A Voice Actor!

A comprehensive overview of the art, craft and career of voice acting for both beginners and more advanced performers.
By Dee Bradley Baker

The Voiceover Entrance Exam

Will help the prospective voice over talent take a hard look at what you really need to think about if you want to work full time or even part time as a professional voice talent.
By Peter O’Connell

Workshops & Coaches
Find local Voiceover Workshops

See what workshops are going on in your town.  Select your location and type of workshop you are interested in to see a list of current workshops and classes sorted by date.

Find local Voiceover Coaches

See what voiceover coaches are in your area for in-person coaching near you.

Global Voice acting Academy

An online voiceover school that provides a strong and caring support system for each and every student. Not only does GVAA offer all the voiceover services you’ll need to achieve your goals, they create a personalized action plan to help you every step of the way!

Local Events & Groups
Find Voiceover Networking Events

See what voiceover networking events are going on in your town.  Select your location to see current events sorted by date.  Lone Star VO will offer several networking events, both local and state-wide throughout the year.

Find local Workout Groups

See what local voiceover workout groups are in your town.  Practice your VO skills in person with other voiceover talent.

Audition Feedback
VO Review

The VO Review service allows you to first send your audition to top industry professionals for a quick but personalized and comprehensive feedback report detailing possible problem areas in your recording quality, technique, stye or delivery.

Voiceover Rate Guides:

Union
SAG-AFTRA Official Website

The Official Website of SAG-AFTRA.  Rate sheets, joining info, local information available.

SAG-AFTRA Numbers Rate Calculator

A calculator to get an estimate of current rates for Union work.

Non-Union
GVAA Rate Guide

A comprehensive guide of industry standard non-union rates.

D-Cypher VO Rate Calculator

A calculator to get an estimate of current rates for non-union work.

Paymasters
Falcon Paymasters

Easily convert non-union work to Union.  Friendly service.  Fast quotes.

Texas Voiceover Agents:

Austin
The Sheppard Agency

Voiceover Only
Union & Non-Union

dB Talent

Voiceover Only
Union & Non-Union

TAG Talent

Voiceover and On Camera
Union & Non-Union

Collier Talent

Voiceover and On Camera
Union & Non-Union

Dallas
The Campbell Agency

Voiceover and On Camera
Union & Non-Union

Kim Dawson Agency

Voiceover and On Camera
Union & Non-Union

Linda McAlister Talent

Voiceover and On Camera
Union & Non-Union

Mary Collins Agency

Voiceover and On Camera
Union & Non-Union

The Horne Agency

Voiceover and On Camera
Union & Non-Union

Houston
Pastorini-Bosby Talent

Voiceover and On Camera
Union & Non-Union

Texas Voiceover Studios:

Austin
Chez Boom

Source Connect, Skype, Phone Patch, ADR/sync to picture

Block House Sound

ISDN, Source Connect, Phone Patch

The Sound Lab

ISDN, Phone Patch, ADR

Pony Sound

Source Connect, ipDTL, Session Link

Digital Domain

Source Connect, Phone Patch, Skype, ADR

Translunar Control

Phone Patch, Source Connect, Google Voice

Dallas
StarMan Studios

Source Connect, Skype, ADR

Dallas Audio Post

ISDN, Source Connect, ADR

Cakemix Recording Studio

ISDN, Source Connect, ADR

Real to Reel Studios

ISDN, Phone Patch

Deaf Mule

ISDN, Source Connect

Sound Cadence Studios

Pre-Lay and ADR

Houston
Audio Bob

ISDN, Source Connect, Skype

Wire Road Studios

ISDN, Source Connect, Skype, Phone Patch, ADR

The Radio Lounge

ISDN, Source Connect

Misc.

Coming Soon!

Gear Rentals and Sales: 

Austin
Rock ‘N Roll Rentals

Microphone and interface rentals

Loudmouth Rentals

Microphone and interface rentals

Lion Head Acoustics

Custom and stock acoustic treament.  Free acoustic analysis.

Sweetwater

Online gear shopping.

Guitar Center

Pro audio gear

Austin Bazaar

Pro audio gear

Strait Music Company

Pro audio gear

Dallas

Coming soon!

Houston

Coming soon!

Misc.

Coming soon!

Voiceover Podcasts, Series & News:

Our Favorite Gear:

Microphones: 

Sennheiser MKH416

Neumann TLM 103

Neumann U 87

HH VO:1-A

Apogee MiC PLUS (travel mic)

Interfaces: 

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (2nd Gen)

Universal Audio Apollo Twin MKII

Monitors:

Yamaha HS5 Powered Studio Monitor

KRK Monitors

Headphones:

Sony MDR7506 

Sennheiser HD280PRO

Cables: 

Mogami Gold Cables

Booths:

Studiobricks

Gretch-Ken

Porta-Booth Plus (travel)

Porta-Booth Pro (travel)

Extras:

Stedman Popscreen Pop Filter

Stedman Studio Headphone Hanger

Mic Stand Drink  Holder

Auralex Panels

Auralex Bass Traps

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