Voice Over auditioning - Tips and tricks to improve bookings

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Course Description

Auditioning isn't the ONLY way to secure paying VO jobs...but it plays a huge role in your day to day activity as a working or hobbyist voice over talent. Here we discuss the art of auditioning and talk about how you can THINK about your auditions with a process that resulted in a booking explosion for me.

Who this course is for:

  • Someone that has just gotten into the world of Voice Over or is thinking about it

Course content

1 section • 22 lectures • 1h 49m total length
  • Understanding why people want auditions...helps you do them better
    06:24
  • Undestanding and interpreting specs
    11:05
  • We love SIDES
    08:24
  • "Voice Seekers" make QUICK judgments
    03:06
  • TRY THIS PROCESS when auditioning
    08:20
  • There's a good dose of Acting in...voice Acting
    03:19
  • Breaking down, asking questions and making determinations about a script/read
    04:58
  • What is the intended broadcast medium and why does it matter?
    03:22
  • Some words will suggest how you should say them
    02:47
  • Weeeee MUST uncover the Copy Points!!!
    03:28
  • Lets do an audition read together and seek out..AGAIN...Copy Points
    07:14
  • Microphone technique and proximity. Mess this up and it will KILL the audition
    05:08
  • Head Slate? Tail Slate?....What the Slate??
    04:22
  • File naming conventions. Pay Close Attention!!!!
    02:30
  • Timing is Everything! "WHERE'S THAT AUDITIONNNN!""
    02:22
  • The audition should have the same sound quality as the actual BOOKING
    02:55
  • Sloppy editing and NO editing is prohibited
    02:54
  • Be Picky. ~Certain auditions and you just weren't meant for each other~
    02:05
  • Not sure about something? Do a minute or two of research. You'll be glad you did
    01:57
  • How do I find and also GET auditions sent to me by "Voice Seekers"?
    12:47

Instructor

Voice Actor, Audio producer, Voice Over coach
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 174 Reviews
  • 1,147 Students
  • 4 Courses

Mike Elmore here. I am a National level VO talent. You can hear me as the radio promo voice for television show MTYH BUSTERS. Past and present radio and television voice over clients include PROACTIV, Food Network, SPIKE TV, FOX Sports, Taco Bell....and 100's of other promos, commercials and narrations

Expected Outcomes

  1. Improve Booking to Audition ratio utilizing tips and tricks during the process Requirements A desire to start booking voice over jobs or already be doing that Description Auditioning isn't the ONLY way to secure paying VO jobs...but it plays a huge role in your day to day activity as a working or hobbyist voice over talent. Here we discuss the art of auditioning and talk about how you can THINK about your auditions with a process that resulted in a booking explosion for me. Who this course is for: Someone that has just gotten into the world of Voice Over or is thinking about it Show more Show less Course content 1 section • 22 lectures • 1h 49m total length Introduction 22 lectures • 1hr 50min Introduction Preview 06:03 Understanding why people want auditions...helps you do them better 06:24 Undestanding and interpreting specs 11:05 We love SIDES 08:24 Please give me an example Preview 04:19 "Voice Seekers" make QUICK judgments 03:06 TRY THIS PROCESS when auditioning 08:20 There's a good dose of Acting in...voice Acting 03:19 Breaking down, asking questions and making determinations about a script/read 04:58 What is the intended broadcast medium and why does it matter? 03:22 Some words will suggest how you should say them 02:47 Weeeee MUST uncover the Copy Points!!! 03:28 Lets do an audition read together and seek out..AGAIN...Copy Points 07:14 Microphone technique and proximity. Mess this up and it will KILL the audition 05:08 Head Slate? Tail Slate?....What the Slate?? 04:22 File naming conventions. Pay Close Attention!!!! 02:30 Timing is Everything! "WHERE'S THAT AUDITIONNNN!"" 02:22 The audition should have the same sound quality as the actual BOOKING 02:55 Sloppy editing and NO editing is prohibited 02:54 Be Picky. ~Certain auditions and you just weren't meant for each other~ 02:05 Not sure about something? Do a minute or two of research. You'll be glad you did 01:57 How do I find and also GET auditions sent to me by "Voice Seekers"? 12:47 Instructor Mike Elmore Voice Actor, Audio producer, Voice Over coach 4.4 Instructor Rating 174 Reviews 1,147 Students 4 Courses Mike Elmore here. I am a National level VO talent. You can hear me as the radio promo voice for television show MTYH BUSTERS. Past and present radio and television voice over clients include PROACTIV, Food Network, SPIKE TV, FOX Sports, Taco Bell....and 100's of other promos, commercials and narrations Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; var radios = document.querySelectorAll('[name="' + input.dataset.name + '"]'); for (var i = 0; i (function(){window['__CF$cv$params']={r:'6783b76d7a8ebbac',m:'f148f16de4000dbeafae90776ef322db5a59ad3d-1627869668-1800-Aca/3bSP6fu7BGVpyaUZLgdWRoDkm2/WpkfFYQmZ4tryDZ2y+opphTwV/WqSS2i/87iEbsIuRMzO7IhVQkzzeOV/uktU8LmWXs1VMpROXIA1XBH8fsm3g9YwtLNlM9iTkRVYgeFDdF//a0fQDYQRZh7tFc/aYAMvKuR3V5d7Qd6DpCrS5jFcLmZUQf8qZB/qGWrF6tB+jZkLxcnTJPr2t04=',s:[0xbe9f96c63d,0x357238cc31],}})();