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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

George The Tech

Provides comprehensive studio technology support to voice actors, podcasters, and audiobook narrators.
A team of experts can provide emergency support via phone, media production, engineering, technical consulting, free resources, and webinar training.
Use our landing page georgethe.tech/lsvo
and get exclusive discounts!

VoiceActor.com

A simple and fast DIY website builder for
Voice Actors.  FREE and paid plans available.  Easy to use, edit yourself, can’t “break” it, no coding experience needed, customizable, everything you need and nothing you don’t!
Use code “LoneStar” to save
when you upgrade to the paid plan!

Voice Actor Websites

Voice Actor Website Builders and multiple voice over resources:
Script Library, Script Timer and more!

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.

Lone Star VO Coaches

Get the most out of your voiceover career with private coaching from some of the top VO talent in the industry! Start with a free 15 minute career consultation.  Private lessons are available through Zoom and in-studio with some instructors. Package deals available. 

Find local Voiceover Coaches

See what additional 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!

Academia de la Voz

Academia de la Voz was created to become the bridge for all non-professional voices to become trained and compete within the mainstream voiceover industry (SAG AFTRA) and be fully prepared to create an income as professional voiceover artists from home.
We are the first bilingual Voiceover School accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), offering the community a complete course in voiceover
We pride ourselves in being more than just a school since our goal is to help each student start their career and begin making an income after being trained. The training is only the beginning. After graduating our course, we help build their studio at home, we unit them with agents for auditions and/or representation and we produce their first demo tapes.

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.

Voiceover Rate Guides:

Union
SAG-AFTRA Official Website

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

Non-Union
GVAA Rate Guide

A comprehensive guide of industry standard non-union rates.

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
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

360 Recording Studio

Source Connect, Skype, Google, Zoom

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!

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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