Category: Journal

What kind of voiceover Jobs are Out there? – Part Two

What kind of voiceover Jobs are Out there? – Part Two

Last month in this column, we focused on voiceover categories that are more agent-driven. This month, we’ll focus on voiceover possibilities that are driven by you. More often than not, these are auditions and jobs that do not come through agents, so it’s a chance for you to build a portfolio and make some money. Let’s recap […]

Auld Lang Syne

Auld Lang Syne

Time has been more elastic than usual during the pandemic. While some months seemed interminable, others have rushed by in a dizzying blur. Suddenly, here we are, facing the end of a year it seemed was going to be endless. Now, by tradition, rote, or peer pressure, many of us are taking stock of what […]

What kind of voiceover Jobs are Out there? – Part one

What kind of voiceover Jobs are Out there? – Part one

I’m often asked, “What kind of voiceovers are there?” We probably all know a bit more about voiceovers than was once the case, but as we become more comfortable with this niche part of the business, you must understand there are different categories for voice actors. They range from commercials and animation to video games, […]

WHY AM I WRITING?

WHY AM I WRITING?

How often have you looked at the words on your computer screen – or worse, just the cursor on your empty computer screen – and thought, “Why am I writing?” How often have you despaired as a plot fell apart, a character refused to cooperate with you, or the emotion leaked from a scene, and […]

The Three Thirds of Generating Good Ideas

The Three Thirds of Generating Good Ideas

You’ve experienced it: The Battle for Good, Original Ideas – which usually don’t present themselves easily. Whether going at it alone or with a creative team, somehow, you’ve got to get the best ideas possible. There’s a process you have to go through to do so, and no matter how good you are, that process is difficult. Without […]

HOW CAN I WRITE WHEN THE WORLD IS BURNING?

HOW CAN I WRITE WHEN THE WORLD IS BURNING?

The Greenhouse is pleased to welcome veteran writer and showrunner Sheryl Anderson to the Journal! Sheryl is also going to be leading The Greenhouse’s new writers program, which will be launched at the end of the year. Starting with this article, Sheryl also will be presenting a monthly column on everything you need to know […]

First Steps to being a Voice-Over Talent

First Steps to being a Voice-Over Talent

The Greenhouse is pleased to welcome veteran voice-over actor and coach Kathy Grable to the Journal! Starting with this article, Kathy will be presenting a monthly column on everything you need to know to succeed as a professional voice-over actor. From auditioning, best practices, audio gear, home studios, and more, she will cover all the […]

Production Roles On Set

The Greenhouse Web Series exists as a resource for creative professionals both in and out of the entertainment industry. Each episode, a different member of The Greenhouse dives into a unique and fascinating area of the entertainment industry. SUBSCRIBE to The Greenhouse for future installments! In this episode of The Greenhouse, actress Nicole Lopez talks […]

How To Write Coverage

The Greenhouse Web Series exists as a resource for creative professionals both in and out of the entertainment industry. Each episode, a different member of The Greenhouse dives into a unique and fascinating area of the entertainment industry. SUBSCRIBE to The Greenhouse for future installments! In this episode of The Greenhouse, actor Garrett Prater shows […]

Painting With Toddlers

I’ve been spending a good portion of my time with an adorable two year old named Viola. She’s seriously the most amazing toddler. I guess I haven’t been around, like, TONS of toddlers, but I’ve been around enough to know why they’re called “The Terrible Twos”. Not Viola, though. She’s anything but terrible. She’s practically […]