Tag Archives: voice acting

Celebrate World Voice Day with some vocal love

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sounds like love

World Voice Day is happening April 16, so I’ve done what any vocally sensible voice user would do. I’ve gone and built a nifty infographic of bossy handy tips for keeping your voice in tip top, ship shape, hip hop condition.

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Cinema advertising – 5 reasons you’re crazy not to

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After recording a bunch of cinema commercial voice overs this month, it got me thinking about how cinema is often ignored in the marketing mix yet it has oh so much to offer. Yep, you’re pretty much crazy if you’re not getting your brand’s bits all over the big screen (#sorrynotsorry). And here’s why.

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voice overs i heart

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i heart VO

Yep, one of those that only watches Super Bowl for the commercials. And maybe the half time entertainment. So this voice over I heart (or should I say voice overs I heart) is my fave from this week’s Super Bowl. Get well soon Alexa!

 

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2018 voice over trends

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trending

I have a love – hate relationship with January. While it’s the start of a fresh, clean-linen-scented new year, it chucks so much info at me that my brain hurts. The internet goes nuts for the biggest [insert topic] trends of the year. From late December and throughout January, those little SEO-grabbing, click-baiting listicles are everywhere. And do I click on every last one of those little suckers.

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now voicing: promo video

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Just what I needed in the lead up to Xmas excessiveness—a reminder about what I should be whacking in my body. Timely and informative. And a super-cute animation to boot!

 

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now voicing: online commercial

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sounds like …

2017 has seen the rise and rise of the online commercial. Whack them on Facey, Spotify, Pandora and even Insta … there’s so many options for targeting, tagging and sharing commercials on the www.

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5 ways to avoid a voice over fail

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avoid the fall

Getting a voice for your project is easier than ever. You can find and book a voice actor online, email a script over to them, they record from their home studio and then send the voice over back to you. It’s highly likely you’ll never meet the artist that’s the voice of your brand, product or project.

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now voicing: delivery explainer

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‘We love your Australian accent’. This was the start of a beautiful VO-ship that brought this explainer to life. I love that I get to work with people all over the globe. Also loved the brief of ‘casual engagingness’. Brilliant!

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Tom Hanks on voice acting

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For the love of VO

You’ve got a big voice over studio session. You head into the booth. You notice there’s a cast of thousands in the control room. What happens next is beautifully articulated by Tom Hanks in this Graham Norton interview. Oh yes, we feel you Tom.

 

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now voicing: telephony

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On hold, voicemail and IVR (aka telephony) voice over would have to be one of my fave VO styles. So you can imagine how smug I was when I dialled up an education provider only to end up taking instructions from yours truly.

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