Voiceovers: beginners

Course Dates: 18/01/21 - 29/03/21
Time: 10:30 - 12:45
Location: Online
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Explore ‘on mic’ the skills and techniques required across a range of audio/voiceover situations, from radio commercials to talking books and beyond. This course will be delivered online.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Finished Mon, day, 18 Jan - 29 Mar '21

Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)

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What is the course about?

Explore ‘on mic’ the skills and techniques required across a range of audio/voiceover situations, from radio commercials to talking books and beyond. This course will be delivered online.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Radio commercials
Audio books
Other voiceover recordings.
What “ type” of voice do I have?
What it’s like to work in voice-overs.
How to get work.

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

Explain the demands of radio commercials recording.
Explain the demands of audio books recording.
Explain the demands of various voiceover recordings.
Have an awareness of how your voice comes across.
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.

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

For beginners or those with some on mic experience who wish to brush up their technique

In order to get the most from the course you will be able to:
• Speak English fluently and clearly.
• To read a script accurately.
• Give and receive constructive feedback.
• Take notes.
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. We will record and play back your work. This course will be delivered online.

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 via Google Classroom 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?

Voiceovers: Improvers; Character Voices; The Actor's Voice.
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.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.