Voice-Over Usage and Licensing: A Mini Guide for Video Producers

Voice-Over Usage and Licensing A mini guide for video producers By Chas Rowe   If you make corporate and explainer videos for your clients, and you work with professional UK voice-over artists to do so, you should have heard them mention the terms ‘usage‘, ‘licences‘, or ‘licensing‘. Chances are, if you know and understand these …

Fair Pay/Play in the UK Voice-Over Industries: Analysis & Comment

Fair Pay/Play in the UK Voice-Over Industries: The First Independent Legal Survey of UK Voice-Over Artists Analysis & Comment By Chas Rowe   Introduction On 18th July 2019, the University of Exeter’s Centre for Science, Culture and the Law published the findings of the first independent, ”focused study” of voice-over artists working in the UK …

Five Keys to a Successful Voiceover Project

Five Keys to a Successful Voiceover Project How to unlock good practice in voiceover hiring By Chas Rowe   Working with a professional UK voiceover artist can make you feel a bit lost, if you’ve not done it before.  How do you find one? How much does it cost? How can you tell how good …

Why Voiceover Artists Need Good Briefs

Why Voiceover Artists Need Good Briefs 5 reasons to give a good brief in a voiceover project By Chas Rowe   I like briefs. I like detailed briefs. I like detailed, branded, functional briefs.  Too much information? Not for me. You see, we’re not talking about cotton underwear. We’re talking about business briefs. Proper, professional, business briefs. Briefs …

Too Much Information Is Good

Too Much Information Is Good: A guide to client briefs in voiceover booking By Chas Rowe     Before I became a full-time professional voiceover artist, I used to eat information for breakfast. I used to eat information at drive time. I used to eat information overnight. And I used to regurgitate it, so that …