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Corporate Voiceover Session Implodes

Corporate Voiceover Session Implodes

The Lion is a short film written and directed by Sam H. Buchanan. The film is based around a fresh faced video director who sees an opportunity to prove himself in a voice-over recording session for a company brand film. But with a script that reads like corporate nonsense, clients holding the creative process hostage […]

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Setting Up & Perfecting Your Voiceover Studio

Setting Up & Perfecting Your Voiceover Studio

With the software and hardware available for recording audio these days being so familiar and affordable, the old prohibitive barriers are gone, and a home studio is generally now within everyone’s reach. This change has been happening for a long time, and as a sound engineer & audio consultant who has worked in the post […]

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Why Watermark Auditions? It’s Lock Down!

Why Watermark Auditions? It’s Lock Down!

Receiving an opportunity to audition for a client is an exciting prospect – who’s it for, what’s involved, how come I’m having a day off and they need it yesterday? All valid questions. Once you’ve got your head around the ins and outs of the project it’s time to record. You record your best two […]

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Company Explainer Videos. A Voiceover Tone Guide

Company Explainer Videos. A Voiceover Tone Guide

Nailing the tone, pace, style and intonation of different types of voiceover project can be a challenge. In the video below Joe records a demo company explainer video read-through for us with the various voiceover styles, tones and intonations required to give a convincing performance.   Welcome to the VoicesUK blog. Here we explore all […]

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How to Record A Memorable Voice Over Audition

How to Record A Memorable Voice Over Audition

There are a lot of great voices in the world, but only a select few are able to break into the voice-acting industry and become familiar to millions. Although natural talent goes a long way to making someone a successful voice actor, that’s far from the only factor. In order for a voice actor to […]

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Launching & Honing Your Voice Over Career

Launching & Honing Your Voice Over Career

I’ve been running one to one voice over sessions at the Actors Centre, in London, for over ten years. I must say many of those who come to see me, including trained actors, have a very confused idea of what voice over is about. Old myths about “doing accents” or mastering perfect RP are still […]

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Top 10 Tips for Recording e­Learning Voiceovers

Top 10 Tips for Recording e­Learning Voiceovers

eLearning is a major game changer in corporate and educational markets and is hot stuff in the voiceover industry too. People don’t have time for the old classroom, top‐down regime of learning when our wealth of information is exploding exponentially. Spending years in college learning information that may be dated or obsolete by the time […]

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Preparing for a Non-Fiction Audiobook Recording

Preparing for a Non-Fiction Audiobook Recording

I wanted to share the system I use for prepping any non-fiction title I narrate; though I, and many of my students, also use this method in a slightly different form for fiction titles, as well. Its purpose is to allow me to gather as much information as possible regarding the project, so that when […]

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Voice Over Recording Tip: Don’t Just Normalize

Voice Over Recording Tip: Don’t Just Normalize

If you are Normalizing your voice over auditions and jobs you are missing a crucial step. Use this secret to make your voice over performance stand out. Click the video below to check out William Williams invaluable tips: At Aliso Creek Voice Over Classes you’ll train in a professional voice over recording studio in Burbank, California […]

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Voiceover Artist Records Voice Of God With Audient iD22

Voiceover Artist Records Voice Of God With Audient iD22

Music composer and voiceover artist, Joe Wakeford recently upgraded his audio interface to the Audient iD22 and Audient was keen to find out how it was working out. “I love having physical controls in the studio, there’s only a certain amount of tolerance I have for reaching for the mouse for mixing controls,” he says, […]

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