Teaching voiceover artists and medical illustration artists. That’s how. Through this month, a rather cold and unforgiving March, I’ve been working hard to influence and engage the next generation of voice actors and those in mid-career who seek to improve their craft. After coaching for several years now and seeing the results in the blossoming […]
The truth is it’s not easy, and that’s why most voice actors shy away from this kind of work. For me, it’s challenging, educational and rewarding. But most of all, I love working with the fine artists who are illustrating the animations, creatives who care about excellence, perfectionists really, who produce stunningly beautiful work, which brings us back to the AMI Conference.
…it’s an incredible feeling knowing that your interpretation of the copy was spot on, (no pun intended), and the quality of the audio was perfect.
So, what did you think about my NPR interview? The content discussed was DTC (Direct-to-Consumer), in which the narrator’s voice needs to project a caring and concerned tone (like a mother, caregiver or healthcare professional), conveying confidence and experience. Advertisements, whether for hospitals or medications, must be delivered with a human touch. Today it’s all […]
It’s a question we ask ourselves countless times a day. Should I sprint across the street or wait for the light to change? Should I push through the pain of an exercise or be gentle with myself? Should I risk telling someone how I feel, or keep my counsel? Malcolm Gladwell, in his book, Blink, […]
We recorded for 30 hours (3 hours per day, 5 days a week, for 2 weeks), where I sat and read phrases from a computer screen — over 6,000. And contrary to most voice acting, this work required a “flat” read — the acting and emotion had to be kept out of the voice.