Narration skills

Course Dates: 14/03/20 - 15/03/20
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutors:
Dian Perry

A fun and intensive workshop all about the incredible world of narration. This enormous and lucrative area of the voiceover world includes e-learning, documentaries, audio books, medical/technical narration, explainer videos and more. You’ll learn how to deliver great reads from the inside out. It’s not just about the sound of your voice!

Description

What is the course about?

This is a fun and intensive 2 day workshop all about the wonderful world of narration. You’ll learn how to narrate a wide variety of projects, how to create just the right ‘inner landscape’ to engage with your intended audience and lots of tips for breaking into this vast area of voiceover.

What will we cover?

Communication and connection
Visuals
Positioning
Intent
Formality and pace
Emotional investment
Visualisation
What to include on a narration demo
How to find work in narration.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Identify that narration skills are about so much more than just the voice.
Explain what the communication is trying to achieve
Set the right speed and tone to match the emotional quality.
Make the narration three-dimensional.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should ideally have previous experience or taken classes in Voiceovers; Radio Presenting or other media courses.
If you are new to voice classes please take a moment to read our
full sequence of voice and speech classes at City Lit (click here) before choosing.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The tutor and resident technician will support you over the weekend and there may be preparation to do at home before the second day.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Notepad and pen.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Voiceovers or Character Voice for Animation
Create a Home Voice Recording Booth
Please refer to our
full sequence of voice and speech classes at City Lit (click here) as you consider which area you would like to study next.

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Tutor Biographies
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Book your place

Course Code: DMM044

Please choose a course date 

Sat-Sun, day, 14 Mar - 15 Mar '20

Duration: 2 sessions

Full fee: £159.00
Senior fee: £159.00
Concession: £97.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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Any questions? drama@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2542

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