How To Be A Voice Actor
What you'll learn
- Learn the many different kinds of voiceover work available for voice actors.
- Explore all the people involved, including agents, directors, producers.
- Learn what to expect when you audition for various types of roles.
- Find the right home studio equipment that will sound professional, but won't cost you a fortune.
- No production or real-world acting experience necessary! Thousands of producers and advertisers are probably looking for your voice right now.
Radio and television commercials. Movie trailers. Audiobooks. Narrators. Online lessons. Video games. Anime. Cartoons. Instructional narrations. Smart assistants. The list of voice acting jobs is endless, and the voice some producer is looking for somewhere just might be yours. Learn what's involved in the voice acting business, how to create an awesome demo, what to expect during live auditions, and how to make your mark and become the next award-winning voice actor. We'll talk about the basics of the voice acting business, so you can "talk the talk." What is cadence? What does the word "beat" mean on a script? What's the hierarchy of script development? Learn the answers to these questions and more! We'll also dig into scripts themselves. Who writes them? Who listens to them? And how what a writer, director or producer is expecting from a voice actor won’t always line up with what you deliver. We’ll talk about preparation, warming up, cold reads, cadence, beats and beat changes, and then explore many different types of voice acting roles and approaches you might experience during your journey to greatness. Finally, we'll talk about producing your award-winning demo tracks. What are the best practices? What kind of equipment will you need? How do microphones work, and what are the various kinds? How will you get your voice into a digital file you can work with on your computer? It's not complicated, and don't worry, it doesn't need to be overly expensive. So let's get into this and get you on the road to your new live as a professional voice actor. Break a leg!
Who this course is for:
- Kids through Senior Citizens Need Apply! Voices of all ages are in demand right now.
From just outside Orlando, Florida, Chuck Fresh has spent 20+ years as an award-winning teacher, trainer, online course developer, radio host, published author, and film and television producer in various niches from production technology to crafting to paranormal studies. People tell him he's got a way with words, and his sometimes crazy personality always makes it fun.