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Everything You Need to Know About a Killer Voiceover Demo

Everything You Need to Know About a Killer Voiceover Demo
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A voiceover demo can make or break a career! As a voice actor, it’s your shop window, your calling card, and your spokesperson. So what makes a killer demo? How can yours be irresistible to casting directors? Where do you go to get one? And how much do they cost? This week on the podcast, we delve into demos with two of the industries top demo producers.

Terry Daniel is a 20+ year veteran of the voice industry: not only is he a voice talent, coach, and demo producer, he is also one of the most well-respected industry commentators.

J. Michael Collins is a multi-award winning demo producer, coach, and voice talent with over 20 years of experience voicing and casting for some of the world’s biggest companies.

Join us as we discuss the dangers of self-producing, how a bad demo can result in you being blackballed, how a good demo is an ambassador, and we throw in a squirrel anecdote for good measure!

Jamie Muffett is a British voice actor, audio engineer, and filmmaker based in NYC. His voice clients include Coca-Cola, Warner Brothers, Microsoft, and National Geographic. For more information, visit

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