When I first began to study the art of voice overs and script analyzation, I thought that each script had only one interpretation and I had to find that one singular and perfect read using nothing more than the scant clues provided by the client and the hints hidden within the copy itself. Boy was I wrong! While it is [Continue Reading…]
There are a lot of different flavors of commercials out there that voice over artists are expected to interpret and deliver with amazing spot-on accuracy. An important step to making that sparkling performance a reality is to first know how the script is constructed so you can flow from one section to the next with ease — making the necessary [Continue Reading…]
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…]
If you’re interested in becoming a voice over actor, then this is a good video to check out. A career in voice overs may sound glamourous, but when you look at the day-to-day routine you may think twice. Speaking exclusively for myself… I LOVE this job!
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…]