How to start a voice over career in 2022? Well, this new section will provide expert advice on how what you need to build a successful voice over career, and where to find voice acting gigs. You’ll also learn insider tips and benefit from a wealth of experience as Voice123 brings the voice over pros to you!
Now the word art is vital as it emphasizes the creative artistry involved in voice acting. So, how does that link back to how to start a voice over career? Well, it’s essential to get a good foundation of what voice acting is – bringing stories and characters to life. And what it isn’t – simply reading lines. Then, you can honestly answer the question: Am I a believable storyteller?
That’s because believable storytelling combines voice acting with artistry and performance to bring a story, idea, or character to life.
However, in practical terms, that means doing believable and relatable voice overs for commercials, ads, promos, narrations, documentaries, audiobooks, video games, anime, cartoons, dubbing, and more.
Therefore, to help you learn how to start voice acting, what you need to build a successful voice over career, and where to find voice acting gigs, we’ll be bringing you helpful advice from some of the best in the voice over biz.
It will be like playing your favorite video game with the top-ranking players. You’ll get first-hand information on how to navigate each level and score bonus points along the way!
How to become a voice over artist
In this first section of Ask the pros, Dave Pettitt shares tips and advice from his 22-year voice over career.
So, here are some of the questions Dave will be answering:
Firstly, what does a voice over artist do?
Secondly, how can you become one by developing your voice and following the right steps to get started?
Thirdly, what kind of voice over work can you get involved in, and what are some of the early steps involved in how to start voice acting?
How to use voice acting scripts for better auditions
When you’re just starting a voice over career, it’s important to learn how to read and analyze scripts. This can help you to improve the way you auditon because it gives you a better understanding of how to bring a script to life. That’s why in our third section of Ask the pros, Carin Gilfry shares tips and advice from her voice over career.
Here are some of the questions Carin will be answering:
How do you approach scripts?
What’s helped you to better read and understand different scripts?
Is there a different approach to scripts for auditions and voice over samples?
How can you use scripts to improve your auditions?
10 voice acting tips from successful voice over pros
Ask the pros – 10 voice acting tips from experienced voice actors, Pippa Vos and Erikka J. They’ve taken the time to share key insights and tips for voice acting, so that whether you’re just starting out or looking to improve – you’ll be able to learn from these experienced pros.
Is it important to learn about the tech side of things?
Do you need to have a voice over business?
What are the challenges of starting a voice over career?
Ask the pros – How to do a voice over with Heidi Rew. Heidi shares expert tips from her personal experience, as well as a step by step guide on how to do voice overs. She also shares valuable information on how to have a sustainable voice over career.
How do you voice overs online?
Why is it important to care for your mental health as a voice actor?
Ask the pros – What is AI voice over with Terri Nicole. Terri Nicole breaks down the different aspects of AI voice over and AI dubbing. She also discusses the process behind creating an AI voice as a voice actor and the role it can play in your voice over career.
Here are some of the questions Terri Nicole will be answering:
What is AI voice over and AI dubbing?
What kind of constant effort does AI voice over require?
Ask the pros – How to become an Instagram Influencer with Arianna Fox. Arianna shares her experiences about what’s involved in being an Instagram Influencer as well as the steps needed to get started. She also shares useful information on how to get paid and set yourself apart from others.
How to book and get paid for voice acting work on Voice123
Ask the pros – How to book and get paid for voice acting work on Voice123 with Andrea Collins. Andrea shares her advice on some of the best ways to get return voice acting work from clients, the advantages of using the Voice123 booking and secure payment system, and useful tips on how to enhance your Voice123 booking experience.
What is the benefit of using the Voice123 free booking system?
Why is the Voice123 secure payment system the best option?
How to get more work as a voice actor, including return clients?
Ask the pros – How to become a voice actor as a kid with the sister team, Lileina Joy and Lucy Capri. Lileina and Lucy share their journey and advice on how to become a voice actor as a kid, some of the different options available for kid voice over jobs, and how to find voice acting jobs for kids on Voice123.
How do child voice acting auditions actually work?
What challenges do kid voice actors experience?
What are some steps to follow to become a kid voice actor?