Tricks of the Voice Over Trade How to teach an old dog new tricks! You may have been in voice over for years and have successfully carved out a niche. You could be in “start-up mode” wondering where you’ll fit in. Or you might be booking voice over work and wondering how to add more. […]
Could your Voice Over Mistakes be holding back your career? Booking a job is difficult enough these days, without making voice over mistakes that shoot your attempts down in flames. If you’re working in voice over, or want to, there are always things you can do, that will make enough of a subtle difference to […]
Love Voice Over and want to know two tricks of the trade? If you focus on developing script know how and believability, your voice over career will really take off! Working in voice over has to come high on the list of ‘best jobs in the world’. In my long career, I’ve often pinched myself […]
If you’ve ever listened to your work and thought, “something’s just not quite right”, you’re not alone. It takes skill to convert the language in scripts. So here are some things you need to know that will turn, ‘not quite right’ into, ‘I like that’!
Listening to what’s out there in voiceover land can be the best free training you can get. Here are some guidelines on what to tune into and what to make of it.
Voice actors are often faced with scripts that are running to long. Finding ways to edit the language, so the advertisers message isn’t lost, is not that hard when you know what to do.
To become successful in voice over, you need to understand how to look at each script differently and create variation in your reads. Here are some tips for doing just that.
Getting acquainted with the two fundamental skills for voice acting is essential before you leap. Build those skills first. Do your research. And then leap!
One of the things I love about voiceover is that I never know what I’ll be reading. One thing I do know is, scripts are structured differently. Knowing how and why, can help you work out the best way to approach it.
You’ve all seen it in the brief or heard the engineer ask for it. “Can you make it sound conversational?” It’s the latest in ‘here to stay’, voice over trends.