Voiceovers: Techniques and Tactics for Success

Voiceovers: Techniques and Tactics for Success

by Janet Wilcox
     
 

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Ever been told you have a great voice? Put it to use with a career as a voice-over actor! In Voice-Overs, a veteran voice-over actor, writer, producer, and voice-over teacher provides the inside scoop on the industry and gives all the tools needed for personal training. A treasure trove of exercises, games, and improv and acting techniques helps readers build their

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Ever been told you have a great voice? Put it to use with a career as a voice-over actor! In Voice-Overs, a veteran voice-over actor, writer, producer, and voice-over teacher provides the inside scoop on the industry and gives all the tools needed for personal training. A treasure trove of exercises, games, and improv and acting techniques helps readers build their skills. Sample scripts from real ads provide practice, and interviews with agents, casting directors, and producers provide insights that will help new voice-over actors get started and get hired. Tips on making a demo, auditioning, getting an agent, interpreting copy, developing a personal marketing plan, and much more mean that soon that great voice will be bringing in income as well as compliments.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Everything you ever wanted to know about voice-over. Wilcox’s clear, concise, an thorough how-to answers every question you’ve ever had about the voice game and a few you’ve never thought of before.”
—Chris Spencer; Senior Vice President, Creative Services, HBO

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581158113
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
06/29/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Janet Wilcox is a voice-over actor whose clients include E!, ABC, Lifetime, HBO, Lowe’s, Nickelodeon, Cinemax, Lancôme, the Discovery Channel, and others. She has worked as a writer, producer, and director on major promotion campaigns for HBO, A&E, and the History Channel. She taught improv classes and voice-over workshops in conjunction with Heyman Talent and the SAG Conservatory. She currently teaches studio voice-over classes at UCLA Extension and lives in Los Angeles.

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