T. Travis
T. Travis
Owner at Travis Voice Services
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Voice over costs
"Hi Lilian, Before the recession, about half of my voiceover business was e-learning. However, as the recession took hold and budgets got..."
  • almost 5 years ago12/04/15 at 6:59 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion On-screen text with narration
"Hi Liz, My opinions here, are entirely subjective, based on narrating literally thousands of e-learning programs.  However the research ..."
  • over 6 years ago05/20/14 at 12:27 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Translation and Voiceover costs
"The days, the going rate for voiceover is: Anything you might imagine. Right now, there are ads on Craigslist, asking for "Professional V..."
  • over 6 years ago05/17/14 at 2:42 pm (UTC)
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"@Jackie, if I were in need of a text-to-speech solution, instead of looking for something that will attempt to "trick" the listener into ..."
  • over 6 years ago04/30/14 at 5:03 pm (UTC)
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"Okay... First the disclaimer - I'm a professional voice talent.  (You can probably guess my attitude towards text-to-speech.) However, I'..."
  • over 6 years ago04/26/14 at 10:13 am (UTC)
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"Hi Adene, If you could provide a bit more information about your needs, it would help us to give you a better answer.  Microphones are de..."
  • over 6 years ago03/05/14 at 2:50 am (UTC)
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"Andy Bowyer said: "Exhaust the amateur talent"? That sounds like torture. Gentle coaching, in my experience, is the better way. I can, ..."
  • over 6 years ago02/23/14 at 10:22 am (UTC)
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"The road that took me to my voiceover career included a period as an audio studio owner, and time as a multimedia director.  Here's what ..."
  • over 6 years ago02/17/14 at 7:13 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Shari, Since I often "hang out" with professional audio people in Hollywood, and I make my living by speaking into microphones, I migh..."
  • almost 7 years ago10/24/13 at 2:07 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Music Copyright Question...
"Hi Bruce, The answer to you question is spelled out rather clearly by the US copyright office: http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl102.html  H..."
  • 7 years ago09/08/13 at 10:25 am (UTC)
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"Hi Belen, OK.... Here are some "Secrets" of professional voice talent ("ssshh, don't tell anybody") (1)  Everybody hates the sound of the..."
  • 7 years ago08/11/13 at 1:26 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion "Best" narration voice?
"My "expertise", if you will, in this area comes from many years working as a voiceover performer.  I've worked on literally thousands of ..."
  • over 7 years ago06/22/13 at 3:19 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Microphone recommendations
"My "Expertise", if you will comes from several years as a Radio and TV broadcast engineer, then a production recording studio owner, then..."
  • 8 years ago08/20/12 at 2:08 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Narration Tips
"Hi Andy, Enjoyed the video  - Except you gave away all our secrets!!! A skill I've never been able to achieve (and believe me I have trie..."
  • 8 years ago07/31/12 at 4:09 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Writing for Speaking
"Every once-in-a-while, I get to talk to scriptwriters. The ones that write the best scripts always tell me that they write out-loud. - I..."
  • 8 years ago07/31/12 at 3:39 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Narration Resource
"Hi Jill, Andy's advice is spot-on. I got the same lesson when I was working in radio, only by way of a mistake I made on the air.  I happ..."
  • 8 years ago07/30/12 at 2:00 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Narration Resource
"Hi Andy, Generous - and brilliant! -Travis"
  • 8 years ago07/27/12 at 6:54 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Child Voice Narration
"Hi Gina, Since I don't know anything about you or your situation, I'll presume you're new to the process of "casting".  My apologies if I..."
  • 8 years ago07/13/12 at 10:19 am (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Question on narration
"Thanks Andy.... I checked out your demo and you have a great sound yourself!"
  • 8 years ago07/10/12 at 4:08 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Voice over costs
"Bruce, I agree that many elearning developers don't know how to direct, but I think "teaching" the teachers is part of our job. Also, I t..."
  • 8 years ago07/10/12 at 2:49 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Question on narration
"Hi Andy, ...back to your original question. Since we're both voice talents, I would expect that our first answer would be that it's ALW..."
  • 8 years ago07/10/12 at 2:21 pm (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Voice over costs
"OK, I had a couple of inquires, and even though it's bad "business" form, I'll relay my response here, for those who might be interested...."
  • 8 years ago07/10/12 at 9:19 am (UTC)
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T. Travis replied to the discussion Voice over costs
"The reality is you can get "professional" voiceover narration for any price you might imagine. Right now, on the Los Angeles Craigslist, ..."
  • 8 years ago07/10/12 at 4:59 am (UTC)