I write as a Pro that's been rejected for something I was EXPLICITLY asked not to do. I was rejected because in the audition "there are plosives." And the solution given was "this problem can be fixed using a high pass filter around 90 Hz." In the audition description I was EXPLICITLY instructed NOT to use any processing, asking literally for a “FLAT EQ”, which I obliged. I am well aware of what plosives are and how to take care of them, which is part of my normal workflow, but to be rejected for something I was explicitly asked not to do is unfair.
This is my fourth time auditioning. Since my first audition I have hand built a $2,000 dedicated vocal booth, bought new equipment, paid hundreds of dollars in coaching and have spent countless hours developing my craft. I have landed projects with Ford, Honda, and am currently in the process of doing voice acting for an upcoming Nintendo Switch title. I believe I have the performance and technical qualities necessary to be on voice bunny, and to be rejected for something like this seems tremendously unfair.
From what I understand the process is automated, and I really wish a real person could make the judgement. I believe this is a hard programatic line that a human could understand as acceptable.
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