22Shedding Light on the Dark Side of Voiceover

Robert J. Sciglimpaglia, Jr. Esq.

INTRODUCTION BY JAMES R. ALBURGER

One of the least understood areas of voiceover lies in the shadows of the legal world. Yes, lots and lots of laws directly apply to our work as voice actors. Understanding how these laws might affect our work is very important. And, as with most laws, ignorance is not an acceptable excuse.

Now, I have extensive experience with legal matters, and I’ve been told that I can write “legalese” with the best, but I’m not a lawyer. However, I did once play the role of an attorney in a voiceover project. So, as accurate and well-intentioned that any legal advice I provide in this book may be, the fact remains that I cannot be considered ...

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