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The Speakers: how two people became the voice of 110 airports and the NYC subway

August 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Very interesting article on the voices we hear at airports and on the NYC subway. The one I always notice most is Court Square in Brooklyn. You can tell the station was renamed just by the voiceover since the timing is a little rushed with the new name. I had to look it up to [...]

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Mercedes Benz SL Commercial: Boris Becker Voice Over

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments

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Not Jon Hamm?

March 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Hmmm, I thought for sure it was Jon Hamm supplying the voice for the new Aleve commercial. According to Stuart Elliot, it isn’t the Mercedes-Benz pitching Mad Men star: Rather, it is the voice of William Moses, also known as William R. Moses, who is familiar from his roles in television series like “Falcon Crest” [...]

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Robert Downey, Jr. Named New Voiceover Announcer For Nissan

August 26th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Nissan is rolling out their new advertising campaign this weekend called “Innovation For All” –replacing the “Shift” tagline that has been used for eight years. “Innovation For All” will be launched with a series of five TV commercials with actor Robert Downey, Jr. at the helm as the new voiceover announcer. The campaign, showcasing the [...]

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How People React to Male vs. Female Voiceovers

March 13th, 2010 · No Comments

The results of an AdweekMedia/Harris Poll, conducted last month, give reason to believe gender stereotypes are alive and well in the way many people react to male and female voiceovers in commercials. On the question of which sort is “more forceful,” 48 percent of respondents said a male voiceover is, vs. 2 percent saying a [...]

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SAG near videogame deal

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Source: Variety - By Dave McNary In a sign it may be moving toward a videogames deal, the Screen Actors Guild has scheduled a series of member meetings about the talks. SAG had no comment about the Sept. 8 caucuses in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. The guild disclosed the meetings Thursday in [...]

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