PromaxBDA, the leading global association for marketing, promotion and design professionals in the entertainment industry, will honour iconic voice-over actor Hal Douglas with the Don LaFontaine Legacy Award at the annual 2011 Conference in New York City.
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Don LaFontaine Legacy Award Paves the Way for Two New Voice Over Categories.
The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), the people who entertain and inform America, announced today that the AFTRA Foundation will honor recording artist Smokey Robinson, broadcaster Vin[...]
Grieving members of the voice over community are being invited to send an email to the family of Don LaFontaine expressing their condolences to be printed and presented to the[...]
Yesterday, I spent some time speaking with a voice talent actor, who recently read for a spot I produced that is currently airing. Our phone conversation quickly turned to the sudden death, earlier this week, of the most famous Voice Over (VO) artist, Don LaFontaine.
Don LaFontaine, who brought his sonorous, ominous, melodramatic baritone to so many thousands of movie trailers, commercials and television promos that he became known in the industry as “the voice[...]
Isn’t it a lovely day for a merger, dear? How many times have you heard people say that they wish the performers unions SAG and AFTRA would merge? The Screen[...]
With treatments finally at an end for a lung infection, Don LaFontaine is on the road to full recovery and has his family to thank. Don’s wife, Nita Whitaker, a[...]
The “Little Tortilla Boy” hopes to do cartoons someday; receives recognition as voice impressionist and sound alike.