Focal Press Book: The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover (5th Edition)

Focal Press Book: The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover (5th Edition)

Focal Press Book: The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover (5th Edition)

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  • Author: James R. Alburger
  • Pages: 492
  • Paperback
  • Basic Acting Techniques
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Publisher: Focal Press
  • Date Published: July, 2014
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Focal Press 978-0-415-73697-8 overview

  • 1Description

This 5th edition of the book The Art of Voice Acting: The Craft and Business of Performing for Voiceover from Focal Press is packed with expert advice on job opportunities and career management tips; it is the ideal resource for anyone wanting to maximize their success in the industry. Complete with a companion website and QR codes that link directly to additional material such as audio for every script included in the book, more exercises, and voice relaxation techniques, this book gives voiceover actors, and those in related fields, a clear, no-nonsense introduction to the business and art of voice acting.

New and Updated in this Edition
  • All new scripts and voice exercises
  • More voice and acting techniques
  • Coverage of new trends, including online demos and online auditions
  • Additional coverage of audiobooks and new information on home studio technology
  • All new contributions from some of the top voice talent in the world
  • Contents
  • The Craft of Performing for Voiceover: Part 1
  • Chapter 1: What is Voice Acting?
  • Chapter 2: The Best-Kept Secret
  • Chapter 3: Voiceover Basics: Where to Start
  • Chapter 4: Using Your Instrument
  • Chapter 5: Voice Acting 101
  • Chapter 6: Developing Style
  • Chapter 7: Technique
  • Chapter 8: Microphone Technique
  • Chapter 9: The Seven Core Elements
  • Chapter 10: Wood Shedding
  • Chapter 11: The Chapter in the Copy
  • Chapter 12: Single-Voice
  • Chapter 13: Multiples and Dialogue
  • Chapter 14: Industrials: Long-Form Copy
  • Chapter 15: Audio Book Narration
  • Chapter 16: Mastering Character Voices
  • Chapter 17: Imaging, Promo, and Trailer
  • Chapter 18: Other VO Genres
  • The Business of Voiceover: Part 2
  • Chapter 19: Getting Paid to Play
  • Chapter 20: How to Work in the Voiceover Business
  • Chapter 21: Your Voiceover Demo
  • Chapter 22: Your Home Studio
  • Chapter 23: Your Voiceover Identity
  • Chapter 24: The Talent Agent
  • Chapter 25: Managing Your Voiceover Business
  • Chapter 26: Auditions
  • Chapter 27: You're Hired!
  • Chapter 28: Stop it!
  • Chapter 29: Tips, Tricks, and Studio Stories
  • Table of Contents
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    Focal Press 978-0-415-73697-8 specs

    Author James R. Alburger
    Publisher Focal Press
    Pages 492
    Format Paperback
    ISBN Number 9780415736978
    Date Published July, 2014

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