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.
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.
To work in voiceover, you need to be skilled up in all the right ways. The more you know about what to do and how to do it, the more success you’ll have.
Creating characters for voice over may not be what you think it is. Rather than ‘what’ funny voice, the first thing you need to know is ‘why’ that voice. Here are some tips.
If you follow trends, you’ll notice that we’re called ‘voice actors’, more often than not. I want to pass on some of the skills you’ll need to cut it as a voice actor, when you’re handed a scripts that needs you to perform.