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I've helped thousands of folks get started, find the equipment, tools & coaching they need. I've put it all in one place to help support more people.
Here are my favorite coaches, studios, classes, tools, demo producers, and gear to teach, guide, and move you forward in your VO career.  
Want more information on How to Get Started in VoiceOver, marketing,

social media, which microphone works best for your voice, how the interfaces work, or what all of this means?
Book a session with me!

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VO COACHING & WORKSHOPS

There are a ton of amazing voiceover coaches, directors, demo producers, mocap, stunt training and workshops in LA and available for Zoom classes.

This is a great list of favorites I've worked with, but by no means all of the great folks I've coached with and personally recommend.
Be a well rounded actor and performer.
This list will keep growing and changing. 

VoiceTrax West - great roster of teachers | workouts
Mick Wingert - commercial | animation | demos
Jodi Gottlieb - commercial | promo
Ace Studios - Sara Cravens

Kal-El Bogdanove - commercial | animation 
Charlie Adler - animation
Dee Bradley Baker - animation | creatures
Crispin Freeman - anime
Joon Yune - Studio NPC - director & coach

Melissa Medina -  games director & coach

George LeDoux - games director & coach
Kyle Puccia - voice coach 
Karen Strassman - accents & dialects
Align Ballet Method - Mike Cornell
Hama Dance Center - ballet & jazz
Richard Lawson - acting | on camera 

Jonathan Mayberry - writing

NAVA - National Association of Voice Actors

Wix DesignHer - National Wix ambassador & help: Link!

Tim Friedlander - SoundBoxLA | NAVA | Gardner Street Collective |

Gardner Street Collective - Weekly Workouts

Mary Lynn Wissner - commercial

Voices Voicecasting - VO workouts and Agent Nights

Jeff Howell - Promo

Bang Zoom - Anime

Blumvox Studios - Steve Blum

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn - animation
Pat Fraley - Animation/ ADR Looping
Harry Dunn - Promo | Promo demos

Chris Borders - Interactive

Diana Birdsall - vo business | coaching

Sara Secora -  coach
Barbara Harris - ADR Looping

Ear Blowing Audio - Demos

ToonHouse - demo production

The Halp Network - all things voiceover

Ben Britton - audio tech

JAM - Joining All Movement 

Mocap Vaults  - mocap | pcap

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NO AI RIDER

NAVA is also home to the

Brad Venable Fund.

Respect. Humility. Love. Curiosity.

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GEAR - SOUND TREATMENT

Sweetwater Sound has been my go-to company for sound equipment, mics, cords, and room treatment. Mics for voiceover, podcast and music.
My contact is
Tim Burgess: 
 (800) 222-4700 x1630
but the whole team can help you get what you need for your space and requirements.  
Find them 

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SOUND/ EQ - LEARNING

Let me introduce you to the best in the biz.
Tim Tippets is The VO Tech Guru. He helps vetted professionals learn Adobe Audition, EQ and sound education, and has links to his favorite gear, that I use and highly recommend.

His online course "Audition Ready", is the best, and easiest to learn I've found out there and I highly recommend it. Find his awesomeness 

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PODCAST MIC

For podcasters, there are some great choices of microphone. This one is mine. I tend to prefer this over the AT2020 for my voice, and room sound set up, but I like a few others as well. You do you! There is an MV7 version that's a USB cord mic. This mic requires an interface and a cloud lifter. I recommend the Scarlett 2i2 interface. This is the link to my Amazon affiliate shop link, so click that pic. Happy podcasting!

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VOICEOVER MIC

This is my pic for voiceover mics (along with a 416). The 103 jumps in price $300 and is more than a small studio needs, but I wouldn't say no. There are a lot out there, and many do a great job, I'm just giving you my fave. This mic needs an interface, and I recommend the Apollo Solo. This is my Amazon affiliate link, so click the pic. Happy shopping and rock that mic!

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VOCAL HEALTH - THE GOOD STUFF

Lovingly called, just, Pei Pa Koa by the voiceover industry, this is The Stuff. Loquat syrup with honey and spices that soothes throats between sessions and helps keep me going through long battle cry sessions. It also happens to taste delicious.  This is my Amazon affiliate link so click the pic, and get addicted like the rest of us. 

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INTERFACE 1

This is the first interface I worked with. Don't let folks crab on about this lil work horse. It's a fine unit and the only consideration about upgrading, will be with mics like the TLM 103. (see Interface 2) This baby is easy plug-and play and has served me well.  This is my amazon Affiliate link so click the pic.

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INTERFACE 2 - BETWEEN SCARLETT & APOLLO

If folks want a mid level interface, between the Scarlett and the bell & whistle options of the Apollo, this is a fine choice. This is my affiliate page so, click the Iink!

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INTERFACE 1

Key lights for streamers and zoom. If you're streaming games, hosting zoom meetings or coaching, great lighting is critical. Here's one of the great options out there. And it's always good to have an extra camera mount for the bts shots, and "camera in the picture" shot.

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PORT HUB

This is a great dock for all your interface, secondary monitor etc, options. a bit more reliable than a Belkin, and it's charging capable. This is my Amazon affiliate link, so click the pic.  

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USB MIC

If you need a USB mic to start, here's one of a few I think get the job done. This Rode, & the AT2020 are pretty equal in performance, I'm just giving choice. 

I'd highly suggest getting a mic with an XLR connector cable, but if price point is your consideration, this is a good way to get started.
This is my amazon affiliate link, so click the pic and get recording! 

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Tula USB Mic - podcasting | portable

This is a mic more folks are going to, trying out and using for podcasting and Clubhouse. This is comparable to the Blue Raspberry (discontinued) or the AT2020.
Let me know what you think!

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Headphones

I'm a huge fan of Sennheiser products and their wonderful customer service. I've used these since the start of my vo career and will always recommend these to folks. There are a few great choices out there, but these are a solid, excellent option. 

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Triton Fethead

Recommended by the wonderful Carl Welden. A great solution for amping your gain on the go.  A great piece of gear for traveling light and still giving great sound.

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Cloud Lifter Sound Gain

A great little unit for extra power to add to your preamp. You'll need this with a Shure SM7B and some others. This is my Amazon affiliate link so click the pic.

Satisfaction Guarantee

I guarantee, I've been completely satisfied with the equipment, learning, and tools I've bought and used.

These are all just suggestions. 

That's it. That's the disclaimer. 

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