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Voice-Over for Animation by M.J. Lallo, Jean Ann Wright

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CHAPTER three Animation Voice-Over Techniques

Chapter Techniques

In this chapter you’ll learn more voice-over techniques. The last chapter concentrated on the body and the voice. In this chapter we’ll cover many other things that you need to master. First we’ll discuss different types of microphones and the techniques for using them. What do you need to know about your headphones and your copy stand? We’ll discuss marking up your copy and slating your name at the start of recording. What about the acting itself? We’ll look at improv techniques and comedy. We’ll cover things like human sound effects, laugh, cries, and animal sounds. We’ll talk about pacing, style, and energy level. Finally we’ll list some tips for reading your copy and some more ...

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