The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voice-Over

3.87 avg rating
( 85 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780240803401: The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voice-Over

The Art of Voice Acting introduces performance techniques and offers many useful tips, emphasizing that the performer must see him/herself as an actor, and all material as a story in which he/she plays a role. Included is a large section presenting a variety of scripts for the reader to practice with. This book takes readers step-by-step through a recording session, discussing the wide variety of equipment set-ups, and some of the difficulties they are likely to encounter. This book also introduces performers to the business of voice work, including working with talent and casting agents, preparing the demo tape, and getting that tape into the hands of those likely to be hiring. It also discusses the variety of work available and how to find it as well as career management tips, such as working with a personal agent and keeping detailed records.



Voice-over work is not limited to Hollywood and New York, but is available everywhere. This book will help the performer get into this business and earn a good living at it.

The Art of Voice Acting introduces performance techniques and offers many useful tips, emphasizing that the performer must see him/herself as an actor, and all material as a story in which he/she plays a role. Included is a large section presenting a variety of scripts for the reader to practice with. This books takes readers step-by-step through a taping session, discussing the wide variety f equipment set-ups, and some of the difficulties they are likely to encounter.

Most importantly, this book introduces performers to the business of voice work, working with talent and casting agents, preparing the demo tape, and getting that tape into the hands of those likely to be hiring. This book discusses the variety of work available and how to find it, including advertising, product promotion, limited release productions, and corporate promotions and product demonstrations. It also offers career management tips, such as working with a personal agent and keeping detailed records. It will be valuable to anyone wishing to work as a voice performer.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

A one stop shop packed full of resources and real world advice from techniques, voice exercises and preparing an audition tape to copy samples and business advice

From the Publisher:

This book introduces performance techniques and offers many useful tips, including how to build a career as a voice-actor. Complete with a large variety of scripts to use for practice and a CD-ROM with actual examples and voice-over demos, it takes readers step-by-step through a recording session, a review of equipment set-up, and some of the difficulties they might encounter when recording and performing.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

James R. Alburger
Published by Focal Press (1998)
ISBN 10: 024080340X ISBN 13: 9780240803401
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Focal Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX024080340X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 19.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

James R. Alburger
Published by Focal Press (1998)
ISBN 10: 024080340X ISBN 13: 9780240803401
New Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Focal Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M024080340X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 36.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Alburger, James R.
Published by Focal Press (1998)
ISBN 10: 024080340X ISBN 13: 9780240803401
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Focal Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11024080340X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 35.47
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds