Our Locations

Los Angeles Voice Over

12215 Ventura Blvd. #205
(located inside Voice Trax West)
Studio City, CA 91604
Office Hours: Weekdays 6am-2pm PT Saturdays 8am-12noon PT
phone: 310-312-3343 (EDGE)
email: training@edgestudio.com

About The Los Angeles Voice Over Scene

On the one hand, because LA is such a huge entertainment city, there is almost TOO much to mention in the Los Angeles voice over community. On the other hand, that means if you know what you're doing and where to dive in, almost anything can happen.

Let's start with the obvious: most of the major networks and movie studios are here (Fox, Sony, Paramount, Nickelodeon, Universal/NBC, Warner Bros., DreamWorks, etc.).

For animation, this is the biggest town we know. (The Simpsons, SpongeBob, Family Guy, American Dad, and the big Disney Features are all produced here, along with tons of direct-to-DVD titles.) Henson Studios are based here too.

And of course, LA has other unique VO opportunities like dubbing and looping on the big Hollywood movies. Almost any movie is going to need ambient sound and voices and groups of voice talent are hired to provide that.

UCLA-- one of the biggest acting and film schools, is here.

Of course the celebrity presence is overwhelming anywhere you go.

Improv is a great compliment to voice over (in Los Angeles or anywhere), because it loosens you up, gets you in your body and out of your head, and trains you to be in the moment. And Los Angeles voice over talent have access to a lot of excellent improv schools:

The Groundlings is famous for launching the careers of Lisa Kudrow, Phil Hartman, and Jon Lovitz among others. There is also Improv Olympic. And Upright Citizen's Brigade theater and training school. UCB offers training in both LA and NY. It's also a fantastic place to see hilarious, quality theater at a really cheap ticket price. Celebrities are often seen in the audience.

Comedy Central has Comedy Central Stage, a theater and showcase to help launch and expose budding comedy talents. There is also Largo at the Coronet Theater. This intimate venue plays host to both local musical and comedy acts -- and sometimes shows that combine both.

Any of the major agents that exist in New York, typically also have an LA office. (William Morris, Abrams, Paradigm, CESD, etc.)

An example of what an Edge Studio coach does here (all coaches at Edge Studio here are working LA voice over professionals): For a noted company doing CGI robot animation, our coach is post-production manager/assistant voice director for a major motion picture. She ADR'd the actor's voice to the rough robot animation, recording all week on a sound stage on the Sony Pictures lot. A lot of fun.

Los Angeles Studio Photo Gallery

Control Room
75 sq feet
Sound Booth
25 sq feet
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Directions to studio

Driving Directions From the West

  • Take the US-101 S/VENTURA FWY EAST
  • Merge onto US-101 S.
  • Take the LAUREL CANYON BLVD exit towards STUDIO CITY.
  • 0.3 miles (0.4 km) Turn RIGHT onto LAUREL CANYON BLVD.
  • 0.7 miles (1.2 km) Turn RIGHT onto VENTURA BLVD.
  • ON your right you will pass the Cal Fed bank building.
  • Just past the DELUXE PAINT CENTER turn right into the driveway/parking lot.
  • A Pete's Coffee is downstairs and Chin Chin restaurant is upstairs.
  • Park along the street level or continue to the underground parking level.
  • Take the elevator, or stairs to the escalator, up to the second floor.
  • We are between the TRAVEL AGENCY and NADIA'S, two doors down from CHIN CHIN.

Driving Directions From the East

  • Take the CA-134 WEST
  • Take US-101 N towards VENTURA.
  • 0.4 miles ( 0.7 km) Merge onto US-101 N.
  • 0.9 miles ( 1.5 km) Take the LAUREL CANYON BLVD exit towards STUDIO CITY.
  • 0.2 miles ( 0.3 km) Turn LEFT onto LAUREL CANYON BLVD.
  • 0.7 miles (1.2 km) Turn RIGHT onto VENTURA BLVD.
  • ON your right you will pass the Cal Fed bank building.
  • Just past the DELUXE PAINT CENTER turn right into the driveway/parking lot.
  • A Pete's Coffee is downstairs and Chin Chin restaurant is upstairs.
  • Park along the street level or continue to the underground parking level.
  • Take the elevator, or stairs to the escalator, up to the second floor.
  • We are between the TRAVEL AGENCY and NADIA'S, two doors down from CHIN CHIN.

Driving Directions From the South

  • Take LAUREL CANYON BLVD. NORTH (past Mulholland)
  • 0.7 miles (1.2 km) Turn LEFT onto VENTURA BLVD.
  • ON your right you will pass the Cal Fed bank building.
  • Just past the DELUXE PAINT CENTER turn right into the driveway/parking lot.
  • A Pete's Coffee is downstairs and Chin Chin restaurant is upstairs.
  • Park along the street level or continue to the underground parking level.
  • Take the elevator, or stairs to the escalator, up to the second floor.
  • We are between the TRAVEL AGENCY and NADIA'S, two doors down from CHIN CHIN.

Driving Directions From the Southwest

  • Take the 405 North to the CA-134 EAST
  • Take the COLDWATER CANYON BLVD exit (RIGHT/SOUTH) towards STUDIO CITY.
  • Turn LEFT onto VENTURA BLVD.
  • PAST Whitsett, past California Pizza turn LEFT into the driveway/parking lot.
  • A Pete's Coffee is downstairs and Chin Chin restaurant is upstairs.
  • Park along the street level or continue to the underground parking level.
  • Take the elevator, or stairs to the escalator, up to the second floor.
  • We are between the TRAVEL AGENCY and NADIA'S, two doors down from CHIN CHIN.

How to Reach Us

Call us 888-321-3343
Email us training@edgestudio.com

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