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    A Room for the Voice

    In March 2009, voice actors Paul Pape and Joe Cipriano joined engineer George Whittam to honor Don LaFontaine, their late friend and a voiceover legend, who voiced more than 5,000 movie trailers. With the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, the three worked to create and build the Don LaFontaine Voice-Over ...

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    Video: Voice Actor Candi Milo

    Veteran voice actor Candi Milo shares her over 20 years of experience creating voices that bring animated characters to life.

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    Finding Your Voice in NYC

    The voiceover landscape in New York is shifting beneath everyone's feet, but one thing remains constant: Getting work starts with getting an agent.

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    Kristin Linklater's List of Vocal Dos and Don'ts

    "Know your voice—it's strong, it's sensitive, it's resilient, and it's you," says Kristin Linklater, founder of the Linklater Center for Voice and Language, before launching into her lists of voice dos and don'ts.

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    The Match Game

    Veteran voice CD Barbara Harris on the art of voice matching.

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    Vocal Investments

    Any performer—or for that matter, any public speaker—may suffer from vocal strain. Indeed, according to the performers and coaches we spoke with, the issues for all vocal artists are pretty much the same.

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    Animation Nation

    While there may not be as many of them, animated pilots can prove just as lucrative for an actor as live-action ones.

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    Voice-Over Voice Acting

    Voice-over actors Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt talk to Backstage.com about the dos and don'ts of the demo reel.

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    VIDEO: Voice-Over Voice Acting (Pt. 1)

    Actors Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt talk to Backstage.com about their work and experiences as voice actors.

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    Voice Activation

    Want a new way to be proactive in your voiceover career? Here are the best-known websites geared toward voice talent.