JIM CONLAN is a copywriter, director, producer, and national voice-over talent. He lives in Houston, Texas.
NEWS FROM THE STUDIO
AUDIO BOOKS: ONE OF THE FASTEST-GROWING SECTORS OF THE VOICE-OVER BUSINESS
If you think you have a talent for narration, audio books may provide you with an outlet. Whether it's fiction or non-fiction, narrators are being hired for their special way of holding a listener's attention. I can help you find out if you have what it takes to succeed in this growing business. Contact me for more informaiton.
NEW TO VOICE OVERS?
Consider a one-hour private session. I'll learn what interests you about doing voice overs, then fill you in on what the possibilities are in today's voice-over industry. You need information, and lots of it, to know how to get into this business. Contact me for an appointment. My hours are 9:30 to 5:30 Monday through Thursday and 9:30 to noon on Friday.
BLOGS FOR PRO'S AND BEGINNERS
As featured on Voice Over Xtra, here are a couple more articles you may find helpful to your craft and career.
NEW ON AUDIBLE:
What if claiming your inheritance depended on solving a riddle posed by your deceased dad? In a story that's equal parts humor and philosophy, Doc's Codicil tells the story of a veterinarian who teaches his heirs a lesson from the grave. Click on the cover to learn more.
In the fourth book I've narrated for Marc Rainer, Federal prosecutor Jeff Trask is summoned to a murder scene. A Park Police officer has been brutally murdered at the Lincoln Memorial. As Trask and a team of local and federal investigators try to find the killer, more police officers are murdered. Gradually the story unfolds to reveal a plot to kill millions on America's east coast. Click on the cover to learn more.
Piece by piece, these articles explain the process of creating "blue oceans" - uncontested market spaces, untainted by competition. Kim and Mauborgne introduce tools for exploring and exploiting these markets, such as the value curve, the strategy canvas, the price corridor of the mass, and the business model guide - tool tools that have come make up this seminal strategy for success through innovation. Cick on the cover to learn more.
Audible.com has notified me that I am now "Audible Approved." That means I enjoy special status as an audio-book narrator at Audible.com. Thanks to all my audio-book authors and publishers for helping to make this possible.
From Audible Editors Reviews:
"James Conlan shares a number of Kennedy's personal reflections on life, love, politics, and religion... Conlan's performance ... is stirring and memorable, the perfect guide through the collected wisdom of a great American." THE WIT AND WISDOM OF TED KENNEDY
"Narrator James Conlan's earnest performance will remind listeners of a well-traveled and loquacious friend with a thirst for adventure. Conlan imbues Antonson's story of his month-long trek to get a haircut in the elusive African city of Timbuktu with an intrepid spirit." TO TIMBUKTU FOR A HAIRCUT
"James Conlan brings a crisp intensity to the book’s battle sequences and pronounces the many German and French words with pleasing fluency." TERRIBLE VICTORY
“One of the best voice-over directors in the business.”
RADIO WORKS -Funny radio commercials with serious results for local, regional and national advertisers
SOUND WORKS - Professional recording, mixing, and ADR services
PASTORINI - BOSBY TALENT, HOUSTON - Representing the finest local and regional actors, announcers, and models
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