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

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Book
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ISBN 10
024080340X 
ISBN 13
9780240803401 
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Publication Year
1998 
Publisher
Pages
232 
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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. - from Amzon 
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