Aliso Creek Voice Over Workshop
- Avoid Bad Voice Over Advice-The Uglier Side of Voice Over Experts
- Audacity Latency Correction for ACX Audiobook Voice Over Punch & Roll Recording
- Add Negative Emotions to Your Voice Over Performance
- Audiobook Voice Over-How to Choose Books That Sell
- ACX Audiobooks Voiceover: How Do I Get Paid?
- 6 Skills You Need for ACX Audiobook Voice Over
- ACX Audiobook Narration Voice Over – Yes or No?
- Eliminate Room Echo from Your Voice Over Recording
- Speed Up Your Voice Over Editing Using Keyboard Shortcuts
- Reading in Voiceover: Improve Your Speed and Accuracy
- codybecth on ADR Automated Dialog Replacement for Film-at Aliso Creek Studios
- John Skovmand on Voice Over Audition: I Care! I Don’t Care! Cure Audition Separation Anxiety
- Dan on Control Voice Over Home Studio Echoes With Moving Blankets
- William Williams on What Is Microphone “Gain” in Voice Over Recording?
- Jon Kramer on Eliminate Room Echo from Your Voice Over Recording
Category Archives: Commercials
Add Negative Emotions to Your Voice Over Performance
Here’s a quick voice over acting tip. When you’re performing a voice over project you are often instructed to be enthusiastic, or upbeat, or friendly, or, my favorite: have a smile in your voice. Well, I want you to sound … Continue reading
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Reading in Voiceover: Improve Your Speed and Accuracy
If you want to turn in faster and better voiceover auditions and jobs then you need to improve your reading skills. If you find yourself halting, stumbling on words, or mis-reading the copy here’s why that happens–and how to fix … Continue reading
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Pickups Hints for Voice Over Editing
You’ve just finished a 4000 word e-learning voice over project and you send it to the client. They love the interpretation but they tell you that the name that you read is not pronounced Smith but Smyth. Oh no, do … Continue reading
Conversational vs Announcer Voice Over Styles
You only need to read through a handful of audition descriptions before you run into the word “conversational”. Or you may find the direction more negative such as “no disc jockey or announcer”. As voice over styles evolve, there is … Continue reading
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Fluent Reading For Better Voice Over
I’ve been teaching voice overs for twenty years and every student begins with the same declaration: “I can talk and I can read, so I can do this”. One of the first things we discover is that half of these … Continue reading
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Does Singing Help with Voiceover?
People come to voice over from a variety of different backgrounds. Some come from the broadcasting world. They bring clear enunciation and solid reading skills. Others come out of on-camera or stage acting. They have and edge when it comes … Continue reading
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Create Winning Voice Overs with Your “Non-Verbal Toolkit”
There’s a myth about speech that has been around since the Egyptians invented hieroglyphics. And that myth is that somehow you can take all of speech and condense it down to written words on a piece of paper. Actually I … Continue reading
Are You Missing These 6 “Musts” for a Pro Voice Over Demo?
Your demo is your calling card in the voice over world. It is used by you, casting services, agents and clients to evaluate and market your skills. With the availability of high quality recording equipment there is a tendency to … Continue reading
Think “I Can’t Afford a Voice Over Demo”? Well, Think Again!
I was talking to one of my students. He had invested in taking my commercial class and showed good potential. He had also purchased the bare equipment needed to record at home. He sent me a MP3 of a test … Continue reading
Is This Client Nuts? Watch That Word Count!
Ok, you’re signed up with voices.com or voice123.com and a new audition is posted with a budget of $1000.00. Looks good to me… until you open the project description. This is someone’s autobiography and it’s 110, 000 words. Yikes! That’s … Continue reading
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