Joshua Passmore, owner of Starman Studios, produces English dubs for animations, films, and video games from all over the world. He shares his experience about getting started as a voice actor, booking jobs, and chasing your dreams in a dynamic industry.
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Getting yourself Ready for your VA Journey – Building a Home Studio
My first home setup was on the affordable side and I always recommend that for aspiring voice actors till they start booking constant work to see if this is an industry they want to pursue, and if they want to devote themselves to before spending lot of money on more expensive equipment.
Once you’ve gathered your gear, there are several ways you can start building a list of clients or finding jobs:
Dealing with Rejection
The first thing to know as a voice actor is that you’re going to get a lot of rejection before someone takes a chance on you.
I’ve submitted audition after audition and sometimes got nowhere. You must have faith in yourself, a great support system and know that you have to work hard and keep training till you start booking on the regular. As the saying goes voice acting is 99 ‘no’s’ before you get 1 yes and it’s our job to audition regularly.
Useful Tips for Aspiring Voice Actors/Directors
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