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New voiceover niche!

Crafting any voiceover demands far more than just reading the words off the page. Focus, creativity, imagination, interpreting the character in the copy, attention to detail, and much more besides. This is especially true for audiobook readers, as they work to find the right mood for the narration, and worry about how many chapters can be finished before bedtime. However, in spite of this concentration on completing what for many has been described as a marathon work, it has become apparent that many are forgetting Read More +

VOICE 2012 Challenge – Part 2

When you have an audio challenge, who you gonna call? EWABS!!! – Last time we saw members of the “International VoiceOvers” panel having lots of fun getting ready (10.30am Wednesday, be there!)… but it took 6 year old William to spot the problem – they need to be heard in English! With VOICE 2012 just a matter of weeks away, here’s the second in a series of fun promo videos (check out Episode One here if you missed it). If you have any doubts about Read More +

Don’t be a Twit! Tools to open your world

Mark Zuckerberg and I have a few things in common. First we both know what it’s like to be a billionaire, and believe me it’s no fun keeping track of all those zeros. Secondly we’ve both profited from using social media. Granted he’s done rather better than me, and I’m not jealous of that… but no doubt he could find plenty of reasons to be jealous on me. Straight to the point: social media is fun for some, but a nightmare for others. I can Read More +

National VoiceOver Appreciation Month

Voice Over Talent Celebrate September as National VoiceOver Appreciation Month Most people are familiar with the art of acting, having watched performers on stage in a play, on television or in the movies. Using the physicality of their bodies, their facial expressions and their voices, actors bring to life a multitude of characters from a script. But the arts are home to another kind of actor who most often resides behind off camera or stage but may actually be experienced by the public much more Read More +

Podcast: Dave Courvoisier

In this podcast interview, Dave Courvoisier talks about his passions for broadcasting and voice overs, his love of the voice over community, the importance of setting standards… and much more! Recorded during VOICE 2010, this was a conversation I’d long been looking forward to having face to face. Download Podcast: Conversation with Dave Courvoisier (right click “…save target as…”) [audio:acaba07_Dave_Courvoisier.mp3|titles=interview_with_Dave_Courvoisier] [podcast]http://andyboyns.com/audio/acaba07_Dave_Courvoisier.mp3[/podcast] Transcript of conversation with Dave Courvoisier Andy: Dave Courvoisier, or Courvo, is known by many as the award winning TV journalist and anchor of Read More +