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

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Are You an Actor or a Salesperson

Getting the Skills You Need

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Voiceover Basics:Where to Start

 

 

Are You an Actor or a Salesperson?

When you stand in front of a microphone as voice talent, your job is to effectively communicate the message contained within the words written on the paper in front of you. You are a storyteller. Although the ultimate objective of your performance might be for the listener to make a purchase, rarely will your job be to actually “sell” something. There’s a difference between telling a story in a way that motivates a purchase ...

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