New year … new me. Or something like that. Now that 2017 is in full effect, all the major industries are talking twenty seventeen trends. Whether it’s advertising, entertainment, tech or training—it’s all going to shape how and where us voice over types will be applying our voices in 2017.
Before they became the frightening side of social media, Trolls were my lucky go-to. A quick rub of that crazy hair (don’t care) helped me win a few bucks at bingo on many occasions. And now I’m stoked that they not only have their own movie, but the man himself—Justin Timberlake—is loaning his dulcet tones.
Oh lordy do I love talking animals. They crack me up when done well. I’m always impressed at voice actors who can give an animal a convincing voice.
Cheers to the art of voice acting in this way too funny scene from Toast of London.
Thought I’d start posting ads, videos, phone messages, PA announcements—heck anything with a voice over I love. Why? Because I can. And because I think it’s good to listen to as many different styles as possible—inspiration is out there everywhere …
Big fan of stats right here. I like to know who is visiting my site and what they are looking for. I want to know if my content is what they are after. I love website analytics (nerd alert)—especially data around the search terms that bring people to my site.
That was until a ‘deadpan voice over’ search landed right here on this little patch of the www.
Today marked the end of the Olympics. No more feelings of inadequacy around my lack of coordination, level of fitness or way I rock a tracksuit for another four years. Great. As the athletes take their bats and balls and go home, I want to leave you with this Olympic voice over gold.
When I tell people I am a voice actor, they usually respond with ‘oh cool—do an [insert country] accent’. To which I reply: ‘rack off Drazic’ (a somewhat obnoxious 90s comeback for those not familiar with Heartbreak High).
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Hubby came across this Facebook post and I won’t lie—it irked me just a little (the post, not hubby). It wasn’t the fact that this producer didn’t want to hire a professional voice actor …