VOICE OVER ACTING -Instruction in Commercials Animation&more
What you'll learn
- Understand and approach Voice-Over copy with confidence and strength so that you can get great agents and book more Voice-Over work.
- All you need is a positive attitude, an open mind and your voice :) It is also helpful to have something where you can record yourself as well, like a smartphone, tablet, voice recorder, etc. Anything that records your voice will do.
For the month of DECEMBER only, this course will be a part of Udemy's sales program!
Normal pricing ($199) will continue afterwards so grab it now while you can and happy learning
Just added:BUNDLE SAVINGS!
Right now included in your purchase of Voice-Over 101 Plus you will also automatically receive the entire "Speak With Confidence" series.
This includes the 'Speak With Confidence' Ebook, the 10 'Speak With Confidence' videos and the MP3's!
Not only will you get the Best-Selling Voice-Over 101 Plus program (description below) but also 'Speak With Confidence' (a $149 value)
Here's what's inside 'Speak With Confidence':
Chapter 1: Speaking Plainly But Effectively: The Key to Success
Honor the Idea
Use the Shorter Word
Cut Down the Description
Communication is Your Top Priority
Add the “You” and “Me”
Chapter 2: Research And Plan, Then Research Some More
Knowledge is Power, And Power is Confidence
Chapter 3: The Power Of A Pause
Types of Pauses
Chapter 4: Don’t Forget About Your Body Language
How to Emphasize Your Point Through Body Language Things to Avoid
Chapter 5: Say Goodbye To Filler Language For Good
Think a Bit Before You Speak
Slow It Down
Build Some Pauses In Your Speech
Why Is Filler Language So Bad?
Chapter 6: Speaking With Confidence In the Era of Zoom and Other Digital Formats
Chapter 7: Practice Makes Perfect
Chapter 8: Speaking Techniques for All Situations
Know Your Topic
Have a Plan
Composing Yourself Before the Big Moment
5 Best Breathing Techniques to Calm Speaking Jitters
5 Secrets for Sounding Confident
5 Tips for Settling Nerves Before the Big Pitch
5 Vocal Exercises Public Speakers Swear By
5 Ways to Recover After Bungling Your Words
How to Demand the Room as an Introvert
Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
The Power of Speech In and Out of the Office
The Power Of The Phone- How Your Cellphone Can Help You Prepare For Any Presentation
Why Nobody Wants to See You Fail
PLUS here's what you get with Voice-Over 101 Plus:
***BONUS VIDEO just added:
Due to the high demand from students I've uploaded a new video which walks you through what you'll need to get started with getting your Voice-Over career off the ground
It's an interview with NBC's The Voice contestant Ashley Levin as she asks me questions about what to do to make things happen
I'll talk about Voice-Over demos, agents, pay-to-play sites, having your own website and more to help you hit the ground running
Best-Selling Course Author Michael Christopher presents the breakthrough Voice-Over video program that started it all:
Voice-Over 101 Plus.
Thank you to my over 5k students in 90 countries worldwide for being a part of what has become a best-selling and highest rated program!
Voice-Over 101 Plus:
Do you have a calling to use your voice for cartoons, video games and/or commercials?
Have people told you that you have a great voice but you just weren’t sure what to do to get yourself out there and get started in the world of voice-over?
You’ve come to the right place :)
With Voice-Over 101 Plus you can:
Start turning your voice-over dreams into reality
Learn insider techniques to make your voice-over auditions pop
Access a toolbox full of high-quality acting techniques to unlock your voice-over potential
Have fun with your voice and break barriers that have been holding you back
Study in an organized fashion with a variety of clear techniques that reduce physical and mental strain and effort
Save hours time from endless internet research on how to get started and start now
Connect to the growing VO community via the Q&A and open forum
Feel an overall feeling of wellness and joy knowing you are taking action to follow your dreams
Get motivated to make your life better and experience joy
Learn the techniques to make money with your voice
Try the entire course risk-free with Udemy’s 30-day hassle-free money-back guarantee
"This is the perfect class for busy voice actors to get training and the motivation to succeed in their career. You can work at your own pace and get personal attention from a top industry coach. There are great pro tips and tricks that help you to polish your performances every day and learn to love the art of voice acting throughout your career."
-Janet Wilcox (author of Voice-Over:Techniques and Tactics for Success)
"So it's final! Very excited to share with you that I am now on board with Atlas Talent Agency in Los Angeles as my VO agent! Once again, many many thanks for your directing and coaching!'- Jit Sarkar
UPDATE: 2 weeks later and after a private coaching session with me Jit wrote this:
"I booked and recorded for my role in Curious George. Thanks a lot for coaching and tweaking my audition! And you are right - the director went with my second take :) Really appreciate your insight! "
With Voice-Over 101 Plus you will:
Learn the techniques the pros use for breaking down voice-over copy for Commercials, Animation and more.
Eliminate confusion and understand exactly what to do to make your voice-over reads pop!
Learn simple and effective warm-up techniques that will strengthen and loosen up your voice.
Get voice-over acting tips and tricks that are not available anywhere else in any other course.
Take the course with you anywhere,anytime via your phone or tablet.
And so much more!
The techniques taught in this course have personally helped people book voice-over jobs for Disney, Dreamworks, Curious George, GoDaddy, Maybelline, Freshly, Wellmark and many more. I want YOUR voice to be heard. Voice-Over 101 Plus helps you unleash your unique voice so that your voice can be heard loud and clear in Commercials, Animation and beyond.This course is designed for anyone looking to take their Voice-Over career and reads to the next level.
Has any one ever told you 'You should do Voice-Over?'. So many people have been told this and mistakenly think that a nice voice is all you need to work, but 'HUGE spoiler alert' it is NOT. You need to have a solid, easy-to-use, 'go-to' structure of techniques that you can use over and over again so that your reads pop every time, and I will show you how to do this. I don't waste half of the course talking about microphones and which gear to buy. Why not? Because a.) that is the easiest part of all of this(***read a little further down in a sec) and b.) even if you have the most expensive gear, if your reads suck you won't book it anyway. c.) you can learn about mic placement and editing in your manuals or on youtube for FREE. The truth is that you don't need the best, most expensive and amazing gear to book V.O. work (although it doesn't hurt to have awesome gear!) but you DO need reads that pop, and that is why I created this course.
Sometimes all you need is an iPhone or smartphone to practice and/or book a job, and I show you how to turn bland and noisy phone recordings into recordings that are punchy and awesome. Another thing that Voice-Over 101 Plus has that no other course has, is the "Performance Trainer", a practice tool that makes you stronger and stronger every time that you use it, and you can use it through your smartphone and/or tablet so you can practice anytime and practically anywhere with it!
My goal is to help you de-mystify how to get great Commercial and Animation/Video Game voice-over reads and to make it fun for you at the same time. That is what Voice-Over 101 Plus is all about. Plus, there is a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee, so you have nothing to lose and everything to gain. It's time to unleash your inner Voice-Over acting power right now, so try Voice-Over 101 Plus today!
P.S. - I am going to be adding more content to the course with time, so those things will automatically be included in your course as well. If there are any topics you want covered that can help you,I want you to let me know.
P.S.S. - I want to make sure you feel like you have support so I will be answering questions and being active here to make sure you get the most out of the course. If anytime you have questions, just let me know. Let's do this!
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Who this course is for:
- This course is meant for anyone looking to improve their Voice-Over craft by teaching you solid, easy-to-use, 'go-to' methods for creating killer Voice-Over reads that pop! Even if you have never done Voice-Over or Voice-Acting work before, this course teaches a variety of methods and tools so that you can let your unique voice be heard. The cool thing too is that you can apply the techniques immediately!
- This course is not only great for beginner's but also for anyone stuck in a rut, that just can't seem to break through to the other side of booking regularly. We all no there are no guarantees in life, but when you are armed with all the tools to help you, your odds can increase dramatically. My goal for you is to book more work and help you discover your inner confidence so that every one of your reads pops with confidence and personality.
I am a lifelong student, teacher and coach. I believe that we never stop learning and growing. I believe that success is something that is different for each person and that our individuality and character is our power, not our money, possessions or popularity. We have the choice every day to make our lives better, and it’s never too late to start pursuing your dreams...
Growing up in Springfield Virginia, I first developed my love for imagination and creativity when I first saw Star Wars as a young boy. Movies and music were so much a part of my life that I decided to learn as much as I could about the many sides of entertainment. I was forbidden from acting as a kid, in spite of being offered a contract at a talent agency. That stuck with me for a long time and when I was an adult I decided to pursue my creative dreams. I did find a way to teach myself how to play multiple instruments and began playing music and writing songs in bands. My journey of learning about music and production took me to both New York and Florida where I earned two associates degrees. Once I graduated I immediately left for Los Angeles California.
My first paid job in Los Angeles was as a dialogue recordist on some of the most popular animated shows from the early 2000's from Warner Brothers, Universal and others. It was there that I discovered what Voice-Acting was and how I wanted to be doing that on the other side of that glass. It was a great learning experience but the creative side of myself needed to be set free to fly... I left that studio to work as an actor on stage and on-camera, taking the very long and indirect road to becoming a Voice-Actor. It was an exciting and difficult time.(The entertainment business is not what most people think ). I did plays which won some awards and secured a great agent winning co-star and guest star roles for such shows as ABC's "Son's and Daughter's" and WB's "the Gilmore Girls" .
I am also a songwriter/musician and currently have original music currently running on such TV shows as "Say Yes to the Dress", "Tiny House Nation" , "Randy to the Rescue", NASCAR and more.
I have always had a passion for helping others and became certified as a Holistic Life Coach and an NLP pratctitioner some years back. I have always had a deep connection to spirit and learned that I had the gift of Intuition, that when tapped into it, could help me navigate through challenging experiences.
I began working at the SAG Foundation’s Voice-Over Lab to help myself and others develop their strength as a voice-actors and starting noticing that the people I helped started booking jobs. This lead me to creating what is now the the best-selling Udemy course: Voice-Over 101 Plus to help people book national commercials, animated series, video games, e-learning, audiobooks and live-announcing. Clients have booked jobs for companies like: Disney, DreamWorks Animation,GoDaddy, and Maybelline just to name a few. It’s all of the information I wish I had when first starting out in Voice-Over.
I am currently represented as a Voice-Over artist in Los Angeles with DPT and in Texas at TAG. I am also the creator of the self-empowerment programs:"The System of Strength" and "Rebel Confidence" and "Develop your Intuition" among others.
I enjoy working as a one-on-one coach, helping people unleash their inner voice and power.
Some of my Voice-Over bookings include:
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius (as Lorenzo)
Pokemon Masters (as Wallace)
Beyblade Burst Turbo (as Count Nightfell)
Netflix: Saint Seiya-The Lost Canvas (as Teneo)
Final Fantasy's "Demon Fish" (as Player)
Netflix's Suburra:Blood on Rome (as Spadino)
Hidden Expeditions (as The Elder)
Dark Parables 13 (as Shadow God/Candle Maker)
Myths of the World:Fire of Olympus (as Prometheus)
I hope you enjoy my courses and please let me know if you have any questions.
“Voice-Over 101 Plus”