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Tips for working with your voice over artist.

Toast of London…been there! So, a few tips for getting the most out of your recording session:- 1) Send the script to your voice over artist in plenty of time before the session & ensure that all involved on both sides of the glass (real or virtual) have a rough…

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A sound start to a life with mic’

From SM to voice over artist…. Thirty years ago on this very day, I was wending my way to the BBC training centre in Evesham, Worcestershire, having completed my degree course in Drama, Theatre & Television Studies. I was nervous, excited and oh so happy to be starting my career…

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Full circle at the BBC

It’s been an interesting couple of months. Amongst all the usual (and unusual) voice overs, I was asked to help a rather panicked producer at the BBC, who was unexpectedly faced with the prospect of presenting the series of podcasts she’d been working on for some time. So, we had…

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It’s all about the sparks.

“because when the world was made, God made it out of magic sparks – everything that there is, was all made of magic sparks – and all the magic sparks went into things – deep down and everything was a spark – but it was quite a while ago since…

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Thank you for calling.

Ah, the humble telephone. Who cares about that?! A word in your shell-like….. Have you ever ‘phoned a company, only to quickly replace the receiver after hearing a badly thought out, poorly delivered message? I know I have!  A simple on hold message can give your clients confidence in you,…

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Did you know that dogs make magnificent casting agents?

Well, they do. In work and in life. Thanks to my dog, I have met many fabulous people and made some great friends, both outside the voice over industry and within it. It turns out that dogs are brilliant at networking!  Only this afternoon, I was able to connect two…

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It’s a marathon, not a sprint – in voice over land & in life!

A phrase that applies both to life & to the career of the voiceover artist. There are days when we pedal like mad, just to stand still. Others when we sail along, helped by a following wind, a bar of chocolate & a few encouraging friends! It takes time to…

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How do voice overs & home workers stay sane?!

Do you work from home?  A couple of weeks ago, Hugh Edwards of Gravy for the Brain and the One Voice Conference asked a question on a voice over forum. If you were to give a talk to voice overs, what would it be? I replied ‘how to stay sane whilst…

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So, what does a voice over artist actually do?

Sometimes, when people ask me what I do, I hesitate… Ok, let’s be honest, occasionally it’s an inner sigh. But looking at some of the projects I’ve worked on this week, I have the answer! Communicate, explain, relate, guide, share, inform, motivate, inspire, empathise & tell stories. A little glimpse…

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