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There's Money Where Your Mouth Is: An Insider's Guide to Earning Income and Building a Career in Voice-Overs
     

There's Money Where Your Mouth Is: An Insider's Guide to Earning Income and Building a Career in Voice-Overs

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by Elaine A. Clark
 

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Voices are increasingly in demand for commercials, cartoon characters, announcements, and other spots. This outstanding handbook explains how to launch a career and ?nd work. Along with sample commercials and script copy, the author gives advice on vocal exercises, self-promotion, and business matters. Chapters include: getting started, voice-over aerobics,

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Voices are increasingly in demand for commercials, cartoon characters, announcements, and other spots. This outstanding handbook explains how to launch a career and ?nd work. Along with sample commercials and script copy, the author gives advice on vocal exercises, self-promotion, and business matters. Chapters include: getting started, voice-over aerobics, copy basics, melody and tempo, layering techniques, believing what you say, commercial and stylized characters, corporate narration, animation, video games and toys, getting an agent, marketing your talent, and staying on top of the business.

This expanded edition features new tips on making a demo CD, vocal modulation and breath techniques, advanced copy-reading strategies, and a section on how copywriters see the job of the voice artists for whom they write. If you’ve ever been interested in voice-over acting, you need this book!

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Bob Bergen
“In today's competitive voice-over market, it's all about specifics. From acting to analyzing copy to agents and marketing, There's Money Where Your Mouth Is generously outlines and details the business of voice-over.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581158786
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/2011
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
704,066
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Elaine A. Clark has performed, for more than twenty-five years, in commercials (Clorox, Macy's, TiVo, Amazon.com, Panera Bread), video games (Aliens, Dark Wizard, Spawn, Mario's Time Machine, D2), corporate narrations (Microsoft, Oracle, Kmart, Genentech, Cisco), anime (Saikano, Jo Jo's Bizarre Adventure, Film Noir), voicemail systems, talking products, and toys. She is the owner of Voice One in San Francisco, a voice-over, acting, and improv training academy. In addition to performing and teaching, Ms. Clark is also a freelance director, producer casting director, and audio engineer. She lives in San Francisco, California.

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