Creating character voices is something we all love to do in voiceover. But they have to be good. In this blog I talk about the difference between voicing for an ad or an animation and give you some techniques that will help you on the job!
Being a trained and talented voiceover artist is only going to matter if you’re working. Sometimes the most difficult part of establishing yourself for voiceover success is ‘being heard’. This blog talks about how to prepare, so your talents get heard by the right people.
Voiceover Training is essential if you want to work in voiceover. Without it, you’ll be flying blind every time you’re faced with a script. This blog will give you some easy guidelines on training and what to do.
Tips for Becoming a Skilled Sight Reader If you want to successfully build a career in voiceover, you can’t underestimate the importance of sight-reading skills. They have to be brilliant, because voiceover is not about just ‘reading in a nice voice’. It’s about so many other elements, like: The structure of the language in the […]
Voiceover is one of those careers that is not easy to get into. I will only happen if you can understand how to see it as a business rather than a job. In this blog I give some guidance about the process of getting started.
The Skills for Creating Great Visuals in VoiceOver No matter which way you look at; the many styles of script for voiceover, the way copywriters put language together, the different ideas and concepts scripts contain, and the myriad different individuals and audiences you’ll be connecting with, …one thing is true. Voiceover is a very visual […]
I want to help you refine the way you apply ’emotion’ to language in your script, so here are some techniques that will help you find the attitudes or emotions that will tell your story in a more deeply connected way.
Understanding how to give words ‘on’ the page, meaning ‘off’ the page is an essential voiceover skill. This is the first in a series of blogs to help build your techniques.
Understanding how to deal with copy that’s badly placed on the page, unhelpfully structured, or just too formal, is one of the skills you need to be a voice actor. Here are some tips and techniques to help.
Voice acting, in a nutshell, is the skill of communicating an attitude, or giving your ‘take’ or opinion about something in the script, by the way you ‘say’ the word or phrase. I want to give you some script examples and help you to understand how voice acting works.