Have you been thinking of venturing into the creative world of voice-over acting but don't know where to start? Have you been submitting audio clips for auditions but struggling to get hired?
Darryl Hogan's first tip is to identify what you want to do. Do you prefer animation or commercial? Can you work part-time or full-time?
Don't worry, you don't need to have everything figured out before you start. Feel free to try different genres!
In this week's episode, Casting Associate, Technical Director & Voice Over Coach, Darryl will remind us that ignorance can propel us to discovering our brilliance, but it's also bliss. He urges us to find the balance between overthinking and giving our best. An array of great tips for aspiring voice actors await us this week.
In this episode:
How our gets in the way of thinking we know better actually limits us from discovering our potential brilliance. Tips on how to improve your performance as a voice actor. How having the proper mic technique and a quiet environment impacts the quality of your audio audition. The importance of noise floor and acoustic treatment for reflections in creating an ideal environment for voice-over recording. A little about Darryl:
Darryl started his career in the world of Voice Over 21 years ago, as a booth director and audio engineer in his late teens at one of the country’s top talent agencies. Darryl has expanded his broad knowledge of the voice-over industry working as a voice agent, audio engineer, VO demo producer, voice director, VO consultant, V.O Coach and has even lent his voice professionally as a voice performer to various productions. Added to this, is his strong skill set in I.T and the telecommunications fields as well as his love for problem-solving. Darryl holds the position of Technical Director, Casting Voice Director, and V.O Coach at KH Casting.
What are you working on right now? How can we support you?
Many projects that we cast and voice direct often require NDA because of their pre-production status, but we are constantly offering educational resources for Voice Over as well as demos and tech services at KH Casting.
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