Beau Weaver left a comment for Melissa Moats
"Melissa,

Thanks for inviting me to you Voice Actor's workout group in North Hollywood. You have a really great studio space! And the environment you have created is a great boon for voice over performers to get on their feet in front of a mic in…"
Apr 26, 2009
Beau Weaver left a comment on Tech Notes for Voice Talent
"Re: ProTools:

Scanning the posts, I see some questions about ProTools not working. I field phone calls every week from VO talent who find that ProTools will not launch.

Here is the deal: Apple software update must be disabled.

Everytime (almost)…"
Apr 6, 2009
Beau Weaver posted a video
commercial voice over recording session for Carl's Junior
Apr 6, 2009
Beau Weaver left a comment on Tech Notes for Voice Talent
"Guys,

This is a post from another forum, that I thought I would repost here......many folks have been asking about ISDN vs. Source-Connect, and other audio over IP applications. Here are my thoughts on the matter:…"
Nov 14, 2008
Beau Weaver posted a video
Several of us on VU, including Scott Rummell, and Ben Patrick Johnson and myself, are represented by Paul Wintner Artist Managment, home of the top trailer narrators in America.....this is a video that was shown at the huge party Wintner throws for…
Nov 7, 2008
Beau Weaver commented on Beau Weaver's video
"Kudos to Scott Rummell's son Tyler for the top notch editing job on this! - Beau"
Nov 6, 2008
Beau Weaver left a comment on Trailers
"Jay,

Will a few films that don't open ruin the career of a VO talent? No, I don't think I have seen that. But every few years, one of the guys who are the narrators the trailer houses always seem to go to.....drops off the list......for no reason…"
Oct 4, 2008
Beau Weaver left a comment for Nick Alexander
"Welcome to VU to an old friend, and one of the Dallas A-list pros of long standing. -As ever, Beauregard"
Sep 30, 2008
Beau Weaver left a comment on Trailers
"Guys, I don't know anything about telecourses. I would prefer in person with the actual carbon-based unit, but if you are too far away, it must surely be better than doing nothing. I don't know anything specific about what Rodney is doing, but he's…"
Sep 29, 2008
Beau Weaver left a comment on Tech Notes for Voice Talent
"Guys,

Several have asked about the price of Twisted Wave....it was indeed 49 dollars when I made that post. But after the developer did a bunch of mods on it, at my request, I suggested he raise the price. Don't hate me! I was finding that no one…"
Sep 25, 2008
Beau Weaver left a comment on Trailers
"Chuck,

Marice Tobias does workshops in other parts of the country. Check her website. She is the only one I know who really knows how to coach people in trailers.......which really are very different from promo or commerical. But, I keep telling…"
Sep 25, 2008
Beau Weaver left a comment for Beau Weaver
"Bobby,

Sue Blu's books is still a great basic text, twenty years or more down the pike. However, it contains a rare photograph of me with short hair! For a couple of years in the eighties, I was attempting to be a regular guy. The experiment was…"
Sep 17, 2008
Beau Weaver left a comment for Lee Ritchey
"Happy to see one my my friends of many years, Lee Ritchey on VU. Lee does not tell you this, but he has had roles in dozens of feature films, and has been coaching both voice and on camera talent in New York. I am hoping we can persuade Lee to bring…"
Sep 15, 2008
Beau Weaver posted a video
Beau Weaver gives a tour of how he does his work as a voice over talent at home studios in Los Angeles and Ojai, CA.
Sep 15, 2008
Beau Weaver left a comment for Beau Weaver
"Chuck:

I have 416's at my LA and OJAI studios, and one for my portable on the road setup. I use it for consistency. I love the Manley, but truthfully, only bought it, years ago, because it looks cool! But, it really matters little; VO is about…"
Sep 6, 2008
Beau Weaver left a comment for Beau Weaver
"Jasen,

When Don LaFontaine accepted the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Key Arts Awards (Movie Trailer "Oscars") a few years back...and DLF dedicated his acceptance of the award to Don Morrow.......Don said. "Everything I am is because of who he…"
Sep 5, 2008
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  • Beau, thank you for all you've been able to share. Big fan here!!

  • Great voice...I am not surprised at your success. I too was a pioneer in the computer age,as one of the 1st to stream live video over the internet with sailing tv. Keep up the good work:)

  • Hi, Beau.  Guess you are the guy to answer this, please!  I am discovering some producers request jobs be file-transferred to them as wav.   In general, do pro studios have any strong preference between 41 kHz (CD standard) or 48 kHz?  I use a Mac and the glorious Twisted Wave, so there's a ready choice of wav, aiff and other settings.  Howard (Devon UK)
  • Thanks for the add Beau, I can always use some advice from someone that has been in the biz many years. I work hard on my voice overs and haven't got any work from it, but I do production for the radio station I work for. What you think I need to do to get voice work?
  • Thanks for accept my friend request..one Spanish vo trying to do same stuff as u only in espanoll
  • Hey Beau,
    I'm a V.O. noob just beginning my foray into this new realm and I want to thank you up front for your videos and other pieces here and there, particularly your technical advice, equipment recommendations and the like. It's dynamite stuff for a novice like me (well, General, actually - K6CPW).

    Question: You talked about your days in Colorado, driving down the hill into Denver, etc. I grew up in Boulder ('65-'75). I'm curious - where did you live at the time?

    73,
    Pete
    Newbury Park
  • Just by chance, I was surfing Youtube and came across the video tour you made about your studio, career and a sliver of your life. Wonderful! Genuine and touching at the end when you gave a sincere thanks to some key people in your life. Thanks for sharing it with all of us...and a VERY belated happy birthday.

    Youssef
  • Haha! Just saw the Ozzie/Beau pic comparison on FB. Very funny!
  • Hi Beau, just wanted to apologise for spamming the group about my booth build project. I had intended to start a discussion but hit "send message" by mistake... oops.
    Off to a great start, thanks for adding me,

    Charles.
  • Happy Birthday, Beau!

    Be well,
    Bob Souer
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