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VO: Tales and Techniques of a Voice-over Actor
     

VO: Tales and Techniques of a Voice-over Actor

by Harlan Hogan
 

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Not only does veteran actor Harlan Hogan offer a fascinating personal account of the crazed clients, practical jokes, and amazing coincidences encountered during his twenty-five year career, he also provides a wealth of tested tips for surviving and thriving as a voice-over actor.

This indispensable guide features dozens of techniques to help readers train

Overview

Not only does veteran actor Harlan Hogan offer a fascinating personal account of the crazed clients, practical jokes, and amazing coincidences encountered during his twenty-five year career, he also provides a wealth of tested tips for surviving and thriving as a voice-over actor.

This indispensable guide features dozens of techniques to help readers train their voices, gain experience, make a demo, join unions, get an agent, and more. It also includes strategies for finding work in venues outside film and television, including games, automated telephone systems, and even Web sites. Actors, broadcasters, and anyone else who longs to make money speaking into a microphone will cherish this informative, insightful, and often hilarious glimpse at the business.

Editorial Reviews

Michael Wells
I have had the privilege of learning from Harlan Hogan for several years now. His words are as wonderful to read on paper as they are to hear on television. Any person interested in a career in voice-overs should read this book.
executive casting director, Just Voices Casting, New York City
Mike King
For anyone considering a career in the voice-over business, Harlan's book is a must-read. It's like an old friend explaining the positives and negatives of becoming a voice-over actor.
ARU, Chicago
Margaret Travolta
For an actor pursuing any facet of the entertainment industry, this book contains a wealth of invaluable information.
Chuck Cohen
The best VO in the business has written the best (and funniest) book about the VO business.
executive creative director, C&C Advertising, San Francisco

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581158618
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
09/21/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Harlan Hogan is one of the most sought-after voice-over actors in the country. During his more than twenty-five years in the business, he has given voice to some of the most recognizable campaigns in advertising, including, "It's the cereal even Mikey likes," "That little itch should be telling you something," and, "Good things come to those who wait." He gives frequent voice-over seminars for AFTRA/SAG and has lectured at Northwestern University. The writer of more than fifty radio and television commercials and more than twenty-five corporate and educational videos, he lives in Chicago.

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