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Old 01-25-2013   #1
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Default What site do you normally use for projects/auditions?

For the sake of curiosity, we'd be interested to know what site(s) you normally use for your voice-over projects and/or to audition for others projects?

A couple sites that come to mind are Voice Acting Alliance, Voice Acting Club and Youtube.
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Old 01-25-2013   #2
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Default Re: What site do you normally use for projects/auditions?

I've been using the Voice Acting Alliance since the summer of 2006 back when I was first becoming a Amatuer VA. I have also used the Voice Acting Club here at...

http://voiceacting.proboards.com/

Until a few years ago when I did try to post one of my Audition Threads there and never got a response at all and kind of gave up on the site. But I have recently reconsidered using that site again in the near future. (Besides considering it long it can get for me to get a Audition Thread done with in VAA nowadays I do realize I shouldn't make that site be my only option though.)
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Old 01-28-2013   #3
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I normally use the voice acting alliance, but results from it tend to be rather slow so I'm kind of branching out and using this site atm for my show Antithesis. I just hope auditions from here come in soon
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Old 10-20-2013   #4
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I have been working through ACX.com for audiobook projects. I have completed my 3rd audiobook and I am now working on my 4th. It's a great way to work on your acting skills as well as production skills while also making a bit of money.

Beware though, they have very tight requirements and a strict QA process, so be well prepared before taking on a project that you might get offered. They require you not only to narrate but to fully produce with a set deadline.
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Old 07-10-2014   #5
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Librivox is another great site if you're looking to do audiobooks!

Here is the link: https://librivox.org/
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Old 07-27-2014   #6
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I use Voices.com, Voice123, Voice Acting Alliance, Voice Acting Club, and, of course, BTVA, haha.

Voice Acting Alliance and Voice Acting Club are great places to get involved in the kind of projects I love (indie games, animations, etc. etc.), and it's great that you can access them for free. But, of course, most projects on those sites don't pay the bills, they're just good for having fun, building your resume, and practice.

Voices.com and Voice123 I know are controversial because you pay for them. But if it weren't for these sites, I wouldn't have the money or credentials I needed to be able to move to a city where I could continue to seek representation and work. The revenue I managed to generate through the auditions on these sites was vital to my VO career, so I always recommend them to anyone who has a great home studio set-up and is looking to get more paying work under their belts. Though, I do prefer Voices over Voice123 just for the sheer amount of auditions they post, haha.
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I have been working through ACX.com for audiobook projects. I have completed my 3rd audiobook and I am now working on my 4th. It's a great way to work on your acting skills as well as production skills while also making a bit of money.

Beware though, they have very tight requirements and a strict QA process, so be well prepared before taking on a project that you might get offered. They require you not only to narrate but to fully produce with a set deadline.

Hey James,

I just signed up here because I made a thread over at Voice Acting Alliance just like this looking for other voice acting forums/sites where you could audition for paid gigs and got directed here and a few other places. Nobody had mentioned ACX.com though so found your suggestion really helpful. I just checked it out and started a profile. Thank You!
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Voices.Com: It pays for itself if you have the talent!
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Old 12-13-2013   #9
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Voices.Com: It pays for itself if you have the talent!
No one should EVER have to pay for representation. I'm sorry, but it's just wrong.


Onto the thread topic, though. Voice Acting Alliance seems to be more popular with any paying gigs over this site. Some of you might get lucky here: http://www.backstage.com/casting/ope...ver-auditions/

They also might have a few non-voice acting gigs in your area. Though there's greater competition with potential professionals in the business, that shouldn't deter anyone from giving it their best shot!
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Default Re: What site do you normally use for projects/auditions?

Although I love the spunk of your statement, a delicious orphan, JD Cannon is offering his reality of where projects and auditions are for him and all talent that are interested.

He is not paying for representation, neither am I, and neither are many other voice talents. We are representing ourselves, but paying for the ability to have access to tons of auditions that would otherwise not be available to us unless were at the very top of the food chain.

A business model has come into play over the past half decade called "pay to play: or "p2p" sites that charge you a monthly or yearly subscription to access auditions.

It is a very contentious subject in the industry, but I dare say, if you are a novice or a beginner, these are great places to start to see if you have the chops to do this for a living and get paid.

Now, to answer the OP's question, I incorporate a mix of pay to play casting sites, freelance sites, craigslist, voice acting forums, and my agent.

That mix, on a constant rotation, gets me rather consistent work.
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