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

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CHAPTER six Your Animation Demo

What Is a Demo?

Voice-over artists get work through a demo CD, MP3, or other audio file. Most agents and casting directors want to hear either an MP3 or a CD. MP3s now seem to be more popular than CDs. But even if you choose to offer your voice-over services on the Internet, you’ll probably want to have a demo CD available to send out for those who would still rather listen to that. In the United States, most people recommend a demo with separate tracks for each voice-over area, such as animation, commercial, narration, promo, and audio books. Label each track so that agents or casting directors can easily go to the track that they want to hear.

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