As an 11-time Emmy winning audio producer, director, and copy writer, James Alburger has been providing award-winning sound design and audio production for more than 5 decades, including a 25-year career with NBC as audio supervisor, audio producer and television director.
As an Audio Producer/Engineer/Director, James now works through his production companies, Cigma Media and VoiceAting Studios,to provide exceptional sound design, music editing, and audio production to independent film producers, business owners, advertising agencies and others who use sound to communicate their message. James’ expertise includes location sound mixing, audio post-production, sound design, voiceover talent directing, ADR production and directing, Foley, music editing, sweetening for film and video, and video editing.
As a Voice Actor, James R. Alburger has gained a reputation for delivering exceptional voiceover performances on time and exceeding client expectations, for a wide variety of projects ranging from radio commercials to self-guided tour narration, to web learning, to dialogue, to specialized character voice work, to delivery of complex technical and medical scripts.
As a performance director for voiceover, stage, and video, James takes an actor’s initial choices to a new level through his understanding of the nuance of interpretation, delivery, blocking, timing, and character.
As an author, James has written what has become the standard reference book for the voiceover industry, The Art of Voice Acting. His other books include: The VoiceActor’s Guide to Professional home Recording, How to Get Jobs for the Voices in Your Head, and Get Your Act Together: Producing an Effective Magic Act to Music. He has also written and produced two magazines for the VoiceOver International Creative Experience conventions.
As co-executive producer of the VoiceOver International Creative Experience (VOICE), the world’s first major convention for voice actors, James has gained a high level of credibility in the voiceover community for exceptional community service and event producing.
The Abaton Calendar is a resource created for and by voice talent, to help create meaningful connections and forge and maintain professional and personal relationships. (And hopefully, have a hell of a lot of fun in the process).