OUR SERVICES INCLUDE
One on One Coaching
We offer one to one coaching services for technique improvement, script breakdown, character development and even weekly workouts to keep yourself flexible.
Audition Quality Check
A great audition depends on good audio. We can analyze your audition and check for opportunities for improvement including technique, recording practices, processing and final level adjustments.
Studio consultations help those interested in getting the best possible sound. We offer studio analysis, material design assistance and even come out and help you optimize your space and equipment for the best possible recordings.
Interested in learning Pro Tools, Twisted Wave or Audacity. Looking to improve your recording skills or want to learn better workflows and time management or siganl processing. We'd love to help.
We offer services directly related to audiobook narrators including editorial and cleanup, mastering to Audible and ACX spec and even a full studio production package.
Sometimes you just need some advice. We've got years of experience in the field. We can help with technique, coaching, equipment purchases, guidance on style, demo production and can even be a second set of ears to your amazing work.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING...
I cannot recommend VO Support (and Mike) highly enough. Not only do they provide incredible insight, but the one-on-one they provided really helped. They listened to my needs as a client, rather than just giving me cookie-cutter instructions. They understood I was a voice artist, not an engineer, and helped me understand the process.
- Joel Froomkin (Audiobook Narrator)
VO Support helped me master my self-narrated audiobook. They were very helpful and quick in turn around. My audio sounded cleaner and my noise floor was nicely reduced - overall my voice really punched through.
- Andrew Reilly (Author & Narrator)
Mike’s guidance and coaching has been awesome and invaluable. He has been instrumental in my understanding of the audiobook production process. He helped me choose equipment, make resourceful choices for studio set up and, over Skype, coached me in the use of Pro Tools. Now on my 25th book, I get praised for technical standards and you can trace it all back to Mr Varela. I recommend him highly and continuously to colleagues, and I continue learning and consulting with him. My go-to source because of his extensive knowledge, patience, experience, amazing value and all with an ultra easy-going style.
- Braden Wright (Audiobook Narrator)
I have been working with Mike Varela for over 2 years. I can honestly say that I would not be where I am in my career today without him. Mike has coached me on numerous projects over the years; everything from commercials, video games and narrations to promos, animation and industrials. I go to Mike for help when I have auditions because he is my secret booking weapon. Mike is brilliant....the guy just knows his stuff. He's humble so don't let that fool you... He has helped me book more jobs than I can count and because of that, I signed with an amazing agent in Nov 2015. With his encouragement, I just kept working hard and everything fell into place.
I plan on continuing with Mike Varela...indefinitely! Being coached over Skype is the most efficient and effective way to do it. Thank you Mike. You're the best!"
- Altara Michelle (VO Artist)
VO Support produced my commercial demo. They were super helpful in selecting copy and the recording sessions were not only effective but fun. Then, when I heard the final result I was blown away by the production value.
- Victor Huzvar (VO Artist)
Mike produced my commercial demo. It rocks!!! I'm currently looking for an agent and getting great feedback. It was a really informative session. I felt totally at ease and he got the best out of me. Production mixes rocked too.
- Justin Murphy (VO Artist & Animator)
Michael has helped me produce several audiobooks. We recorded them in the studio and he was patient and helpful. He's been a great coach. I'm spoiled now and don't really want to work with anyone else!
- Fiona Dwyer (Audiobook Narrator)
Mike is providing editing services for my current audiobook. I'm so amazed at how much easier the process is when I don't have to spend eternity editing my own material. He's also catching mistakes and I know that the author is super pleased to get professional mastering done.
- Tara Radcliffe (VO Artist and Audiobook Narrator)
Working with Mike is a terrific experience! He has a gift for helping you identify your strengths and creating demos to showcase them. Besides being a lot of fun to collaborate with, he has an amazing ear and wonderful instincts, plus kick-ass production skills. But, best of all, Mike is a true professional. You always know he wants to give you his best. When I was thrilled with our final product, Mike's attitude was "I can make it even better" and he did! I can't sing his praises loudly enough!!!
- Diane Adair (VO Artist)