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  Topic: SAG-AFTRA VO Page
Bob Bergen

Replies: 8
Views: 322

PostForum: Research and Development   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:18 am   Subject: SAG-AFTRA VO Page
As an Actor hired as a Pilot I'd get $1.200 per day plus H&E. PMT and legal for acting as if I wasn't a Pilot?

Seriously, useful information. As a British Equity Union member I subject to an ag ...
  Topic: SAG-AFTRA VO Page
Bob Bergen

Replies: 8
Views: 322

PostForum: Research and Development   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:36 am   Subject: SAG-AFTRA VO Page
Thanks for the info Bob. I might have to lower my rates though....

F2

Perhaps. But I gotta tell ya, the majority who make a living working union vo do not do so on season fees. It's all about ...
  Topic: SAG-AFTRA VO Page
Bob Bergen

Replies: 8
Views: 322

PostForum: Research and Development   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:44 am   Subject: SAG-AFTRA VO Page
Hi all! SAG-AFTRA now has a page solely devoted to voiceover. Check out the FAQ section.


This section will be constantly added to and growing. If you have union vo questions you think would be of ...
  Topic: How Ya Doin'? For 10 Bucks We'll Tell You!
Bob Bergen

Replies: 10
Views: 506

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:06 pm   Subject: How Ya Doin'? For 10 Bucks We'll Tell You!
Marice does this and it costs a whole lot more!

The only thing I can think of is if a really big dollar audition is being sent to a number of agents and the particular person doing the review ends ...
  Topic: How Ya Doin'? For 10 Bucks We'll Tell You!
Bob Bergen

Replies: 10
Views: 506

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:58 pm   Subject: How Ya Doin'? For 10 Bucks We'll Tell You!
This is a total conflict of interest. And I sent a note to Erik with my concerns.

That said, I donít think his intent is unethical. But this business model is. No agent can/should charge to crit ...
  Topic: Watching Voice Actors Work
Bob Bergen

Replies: 8
Views: 488

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:39 pm   Subject: Watching Voice Actors Work
Cuz the only ones who know proper mic placement would be those in our business. This is celebrity PR to promote a film. Not a demonstration of proper mic technique. Note how many arenít even reading ...
  Topic: Watching Voice Actors Work
Bob Bergen

Replies: 8
Views: 488

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:08 pm   Subject: Watching Voice Actors Work
and why is it off axis? Smile

Because most if not all of these clips are staged to promote the cartoons and not really from the actual recordings/takes used in the finished productions. They stage us ...
  Topic: Demo Producers Find
Bob Bergen

Replies: 2
Views: 272

PostForum: Research and Development   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:37 am   Subject: Demo Producers Find
Besides the rates being reasonable, the animation demo samples are pretty darn good!! Thanks for the info, Eddie! I hadn't known about this studio or many of the players. Good stuff!!
  Topic: Social Media and your business
Bob Bergen

Replies: 8
Views: 547

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 8:31 am   Subject: Social Media and your business
it sucks the big one... but it is, unfortunately, the way of the world because it relates directly to "bums on seats". I know TV casting is different from the wonderful world of VO... but th ...
  Topic: Social Media and your business
Bob Bergen

Replies: 8
Views: 547

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Sun May 26, 2019 8:22 am   Subject: Social Media and your business
Below Iím reposting a comment on social media I made on a previous thread.


I think voice actors need to understand how and why social media is necessary. The confusion comes from the term &quo ...
  Topic: Agent "Gallery Fee"
Bob Bergen

Replies: 11
Views: 655

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Fri May 03, 2019 6:40 am   Subject: Agent "Gallery Fee"
This is yet another union vs non union issue. It is not legal for a union agent to charge any upfront, administrative, or marketing fees. For non union itís the Wild West and they can do whatever th ...
  Topic: Facebook... Bah, Humbug... Or?
Bob Bergen

Replies: 6
Views: 540

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:11 am   Subject: Facebook... Bah, Humbug... Or?
I think voice actors need to understand how and why social media is necessary. The confusion comes from the term "social." Why would posting grandma's birthday party matter to buyers?? Th ...
  Topic: The Chuck n Stacy show
Bob Bergen

Replies: 31
Views: 3443

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:09 pm   Subject: The Chuck n Stacy show
Bruce, ya made my point far better that I!
  Topic: The Chuck n Stacy show
Bob Bergen

Replies: 31
Views: 3443

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:21 am   Subject: The Chuck n Stacy show
I used to find and recommend this as the respectful, professional vo forum. Guess all things change. Fortunately there are others.
  Topic: The Chuck n Stacy show
Bob Bergen

Replies: 31
Views: 3443

PostForum: Chat   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:34 am   Subject: The Chuck n Stacy show
Well, if VO Atlanta doesn't have a UK presenter booked I actually think you would bring value. Granted, I doubt there are many attendees from the UK, but there may be a handful of transplants or even ...
 
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