The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover / Edition 5

The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover / Edition 5

by James Alburger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415736978

ISBN-13: 9780415736978

Pub. Date: 08/06/2014

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

From basic acting techniques and exercises for keeping the voice in top condition, to marketing and promotion of the actor, The Art of Voice Acting covers it all. Now in its fifth edition,
this essential book is packed with expert advice on job opportunities and career management tips; it is the ideal resource for anyone wanting to maximize their success

Overview

From basic acting techniques and exercises for keeping the voice in top condition, to marketing and promotion of the actor, The Art of Voice Acting covers it all. Now in its fifth edition,
this essential book is packed with expert advice on job opportunities and career management tips; it is the ideal resource for anyone wanting to maximize their success in the industry. Complete with a companion website and QR
codes that link directly to additional material such as audio for every script included in the book, more exercises, and voice relaxation techniques, this is the complete package that gives voiceover actors, and those in related fields, a clear, no-nonsense introduction to the business and art of voice acting.

New and updated in this edition:

  • All new scripts and voice exercises
  • More voice and acting techniques
  • Coverage of new trends, including online demos and online auditions
  • Additional coverage of audiobooks and new information on home studio technology
  • All new contributions from some of the top voice talent in the world

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415736978
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/06/2014
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
492
Sales rank:
180,301
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

The Craft of Performing for Voiceover: Part 1

Chapter 1: What Is Voice Acting?

Chapter 2: The Best-Kept Secret

Chapter 3: Voiceover Basics: Where to Start

Chapter 4: using Your Instrument

Chapter 5: Voice Acting 101

Chapter 6: Developing Style

Chapter 7: Technique

Chapter 8: Microphone Technique

Chapter 9: The Seven Core Elements

Chapter 10: Wood Shedding

Chapter 11: The Chapter in the Copy

Chapter 12: Single-Voice

Chapter 13: Multiples and Dialogue

Chapter 14: Industrials: Long-Form Copy

Chapter 15: Audio Book Narration

Chapter 16: Mastering Character Voices

Chapter 17: Imaging, Promo, and Trailer

Chapter 18: Other VO Genres

The Business of Voiceover: Part 2

Chapter 19: Getting Paid to Play

Chapter 20: How to Work in the Voiceover Business

Chapter 21: Your Voiceover Demo

Chapter 22: Your Home Studio

Chapter 23: Your Voiceover Identity

Chapter 24: The Talent Agent

Chapter 25: Managing Your Voiceover Business

Chapter 26: Auditions

Chapter 27: You’re Hired!

Chapter 28: Stop it!

Chapter 29: Tips, Tricks, and Studio Stories

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