Do you have the 'Business Skills' needed to succeed in voiceover? Do you have a plan to market your business and connect with the right people and networks?
Sure, you can take business classes to cover the basics, but how do you connect that with your voiceover world?
Get the answers to all of these questions in an 8-Hour workshop jam packed with information, resources, and engergy. Get ready to take your voiceover career to the next level with this full-day session.
NOTE: This is a VO BUSINESS CLASS about helping you achieve BUSINESS SUCCESS!
Here's what you'll learn:
Part 1: We'll explain, Define and discuss the characteristics and buyers of
the major voiceover categories and their sub-groups:
Commercial, Narration, Industrial, and (advanced specialty areas -
Promo, Imaging, Trailer, Animation)
This includes business strategy for each, and performance sound and style.
Part 2: We explore payment, negotiations, and sales for each of those areas
We define the key rates of pay that exist for VO talent from LOW to HIGH and
explain how fair pay is established.
This will also include a discussion about the union, what it means to be
non-union, financial core etc.
If time permits we'll also review common mistakes to avoid when negotiating
rates and how to ensure you get paid.
Part 3: Marketing & Branding your voice for success. This includes ways to
find work and how to build an effective plan of action that makes you
proactive in your booking efforts.
This area also covers agents: what they want, how to impress them and how to
And lastly we will cover in detail - demo presentation, submission, cover
letters, graphic design and websites. What to do and not to do for each.
About the Instructor:
Gabrielle Nistico is the VP of VOCareer.com and the Operations Manager at
VoiceHunter.com - two of the most well respected companies in the voiceover
industry. She is a voice talent for Nordstrom's, Wal-Greens, Harley-Davidson
and countless radio & TV stations. She's an author, coach, and the producer
of hundreds of voiceover demos for working pros. Gabby's rich and rewarding
voiceover career has been full of both ups and downs that she readily shares
in her workshops. Her passion for the industry is undeniable. She's honest
(sometimes brutally so) and is known for her being a 'tough' coach who gets
results. Her training and philosophy with regard to sales, marketing and
voiceover presentation is sought out by talent across the globe.
SPECIAL NOTE: We will be having a catered reception following the workshop. Attendees to the workshop will be admitted to the reception as part of their registration. If you wish to attend the Reception Only, you will want to select the reception only ticket option.
Have questions about The Business of Voiceover - Ready Set GROW!!!! (September 2012)?
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