Time: 10:30 - 12:45
Location: Keeley Street
Course Code: DMA031
Available start dates
Duration: 5 sessions (over 5 weeks)
What is the course about?
Expanding on the skills mastered in the Improvers course, you will gain deeper experience in microphone and voiceover techniques, working towards a higher professional standard. This more challenging course will provide you with a focused range of audio/voiceover materials. You will experience practical exploration of the working world of audio work and continuing development of on-mic performance and knowledge of various sectors of work.
What will we cover?
ELT (English Language Teaching) Recordings
ADR (Additional Dialogue Replacement) Recordings
Dos and don'ts of the professional voiceover world.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Explain the demands of English Language Teaching recordings
Explain the demands of Additional Dialogue Replacement recordings
Explain the demands of Animation recordings
Identify good and bad working practice.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
For those who have completed Working in Voiceovers Beginners and Improvers, or have previous equivalent experience
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?
Practical experience. You will be recorded and played back, your work will be analysed by you, your fellow students and the tutor. Some scripts will need preparation prior to class. The course will be taught in the media studio.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No. Recorded material MAY be made available at the end of the course in accordance with our privacy policies and data protection regulations.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Acting for Radio; Radio Presenting; Character Voices; Voice Technique (Improvers).
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.
John Eastman is a storytelling consultant, facilitator, and commercial voiceover artist. He spent many years as an actor in London - he toured the UK as Polonius in Hamlet and performed the lead in Ionesco’s The Lesson (Jury Prize, International Festival, Bucharest) - but now spends more time as a freelance teaching artist. After drama training in Queensland, Australia, John moved to London and completed his MA in Education from Central School of Speech and Drama. He has worked on many diverse education projects, as well as lecturing at London Contemporary College of the Arts and Brunel University. Ongoing projects include Royal National Theatre (Teaching Associate), event support work with Simply Simply, working with presentations at conferences and more recently Clod Ensemble (Health Sector Support) and working as a tutor with Microsoft. He has an active presence on Linked-In, and continues to perform storytelling upon request. He has been teaching Storytelling for Business and Pleasure at City Lit since 2010.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.