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Fall Apart Projects
April 1, 2019
There are plenty of ways to get discouraged when starting your voice over career. One that tends to but often doesn't get covered are fall apart projects.
These are projects that you audition for and land the part, but somewhere down the line, the project falls apart in some way.
The creator loses drive or time for the project, it becomes more complex, it takes too long, ect. And this can be really saddening as an actor. You work so hard to get the audition, then you book the role! And either get really excited and wait for the project to come around and maybe it never does and the project just sits in abyss with you never hearing anything. Or you actually do hear that it was canceled.
My least favorite one is where they cancel the project after you've spent the time and effort and recorded the lines!
While there aren't any sure fire ways to avoid these projects and even the best of us still run into them on occasion. Luckily, there are ways to spot these types of projects early on. Three things I recommend you look for before you audition for a project are: