Feature: Empires – Globe Telecom

I (not so) recently started doing narration for a show by 1 Up Media called Empires, which is “an immersive storytelling that dives deep into the history of the most successful businesses in Asia.” This led to more work, specifically narrating for their other channels on YouTube and TikTok, but that’s a different story. Here, I’m sharing the series of episodes we did on Globe Telecom, which spans four episodes, plus two interviews that followed.

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Voice Acting Workshops in the Philippines

I just published another video on the Voice Actors at Home PH YouTube channel. And this time, I give my suggestions on voice acting workshops to join, at least if you’re in the Philippines. If you want, you can also find the same video on our “Luis Explains Stuff” playlist. Anyway, I shared both free options (which are pretty much VO workouts), and paid.

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Be Kind

I wrote the bulk of this piece way back in 2021, a few months after COVID started exploding, and spent a few weeks tweaking things here and there, but I never really felt like it was quite finished. Then around a year ago, it popped back into my head; I made a few more tweaks, then just decided to record it. I don’t quite know why it took me this long to actually publish it, but finally, here it is.

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Lies, Plugs, and Suggestions

This post, like the last one, is a few days late, but again, better late than never, right? Anyway, this time… well…. I think the title pretty much covers it. I’m owning to up to an inaccuracy in my previous video, recommending some other content, and soliciting suggestions.

Again, for those who are more inclined to read rather than watch, here’s a transcript:

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Stop Chasing Perfection

I’ve neglected this site for too long, but thankfully, I’ve got some new content I can share here. I posted this on YouTube a few days ago, and while it would’ve been better if I shared it here before, it’s better late than never, right?

The long and short of it is that I’m gonna try to produce more content. Specifically, content that you can watch (or listen) to. That said, I really prefer reading stuff, so I’ve included a transcript below if you’re similarly inclined:

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Feedback is Currency

I’m never gonna stop saying this: #NeverStopLearning. And a big part of learning is knowing (and accepting) that you don’t know everything. In fact, more likely than not, you know nothing, or next to it. This is why feedback is so important – it fills in gaps in your knowledge.

And this is especially true in any creative endeavor, like voice work. As artists, we’re prone to falling in love with our own work, or in our case, the sounds of our own voices. So we often find ourselves repeating patterns and forming bad habits. Worse, we don’t notice when this happens.

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