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Tips & techniques

Tongue twisters with a voice acting twist

It doesn’t matter if you’re a budding beginner to voice acting or a seasoned veteran, I’m sure you’ve heard how great tongue twisters are to the profession — and they are. I, myself, have been doing them for quite some time as warm ups and as general “mouth calisthenics” to improve my reading and pronunciation. But to voice over actors [Continue Reading…]

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Tips & techniques

VO Tip: Know when to slow down

In voice overs, there are often times when it is important to adjust the speed of your read. It doesn’t matter if the copy calls for a fast-paced, high-energy read or a slower, more thought-provoking one — during the course of the read you will need to slow down at certain times. But it’s knowing when to slow down that [Continue Reading…]

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Script & copy basics

Making the copy your own

One of the most challenging, and in some cases confusing, aspects to the voice over beginner is the concept of “making the copy your own”. I had heard this expression many, many times from various sources (books, blogs, voice acting coaches, etc.) and it baffled me to no end for quite a long time. At first I thought it meant [Continue Reading…]

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