I remember my first voice over demo. It was Y2K, astonishingly the world hadn’t ended, Justin and Britney were a thing, the shouty, over-excited announcer was the ‘it’ voice and being a radio announcer meant, by default, I was a qualified voice actor.
Holy scam-watch Batman! It’s a biff, pow, bam, zlonk to the face of old fashioned trickery in this explainer on how to avoid a scam.
feat. yours truly.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Just like your significant other, studios and recording spaces need to be treated right. If you’re looking to deviate from the stock standard charcoal coloured foam offerings, there’s a few sassy options out there to tame room reflection.