Voice Over Course - Cape Town

Monday, 9 April 2018

Item details

City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Offer type: Offer
Price: R 3,045


Contact name Barbara
Phone 0846254104

Item description

A voice-over artist is there to make the voices jump off the page. This course introduces you to various voice-over scripts which present different demands. It is important that you identify the various voice-over scripts in order to approach them in a creative and intelligent manner, which satisfies the needs of the client.
•Skills to practice voice over’s.
•An understanding of what is required to be a professional voice over artist.
•How to use your voice when reading voice over’s.
•What to look for when listening to voice over’s of other people.
•Clear diction
•Flexibility to do Commercial, commentaries and other voice overs.
Course outline:
•Posture behind the microphone;
•5 production techniques;
•Relaxation (throat tension) and breathing for a voice over;
•Modulation = how to use the voice to get the message across;
•Textual analysis;
•Pitch, resonance = tone: sincere, happy, off the wall interpretation;
•Diction = Articulation: consonants such as plosive “s” etc.;
•Vowels = enunciation of monophthongs, diphthongs, triphthongs;
•20 steps to success in voice-overs;
•Voice over scripts = various demands;
•Commercials: hard sell, soft sell, deep sell, cell phone content, “real” read – guy/girl next door, character voice, announcer – corporate sell = 3rd person, the spokes person = 1st person = home improvement, the gossip (woman = stare opinions);
•Commentaries: financial, investigative, wildlife, educational, medical, travel, sport, the arts, technical, modern documentary (computer games);
•Other: on hold messages, website video’s, podcast intros and outros, sponsorship messages and DJ drops.