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.
If you’ve been thinking about getting into voiceover, auditioning and getting no results, or you’ve made a demo and are still struggling to get some traction, knowing your voice style is something you really need to be across to succeed.
Knowing how to value your work as a voiceover artist and invoice correctly, is one of the challenges we’re all faced with in the new digital age. Here’s some help working out what to do.
Driven by the increase in websites using audio and video in their content marketing, there’s been an explosion of opportunities for voice actors. It’s called non-broadcast and I want to give you some information about the 3 biggest areas of growth.