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The Art of Voice Acting, 5th Edition by James Alburger

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In this Chapter

 

“Voiceover” v. ”Voice Acting”

Types of Voiceover Work

The Essentials

Breaking into the Business of Voiceover

1

What Is Voice Acting?

 

 

 

“Voiceover” vs. “Voice Acting”

We live in an age of information and communication. We are bombarded with messages of all types 24 hours a day. From 30-second commercials to hour-long infomercials; from feature films, to video games; from corporate presentations to singing greeting cards, and thousands of others. Much of our time is spent assimilating and choosing to act—or not act—on the information we receive.

It is well-known among marketing specialists that there are only two ways to communicate a message: intellectually and emotionally. Of these, the most effective is to connect on ...

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