Time: August 26, 2009 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Boiler Room Audio
Street: 36 East 23rd Street
City/Town: New York, NY
Website or Map: http://www.coolvoiceradio.com
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Xavier Paul
Latest Activity: Aug 17, 2009
Both nationally and internationally, TV/Radio commercials continue to be a great money maker despite the current economy. At the same time, vast other areas can be lucrative with the proper training and marketing. Look into your business background for clues as to direction:
Are you a business person? In what capacity? Could you speak credibly on certain expert topics? If so, this can allow your voiceover career to happen with a jumpstart. Many companies need voiceover talent with specific expertise.
Many companies need voiceover talent with specific knowledge: Medical narrations for example. If you have a medical background, your ability to pronounce medical terms will make you highly marketable. This could be featured on your demo. If you are bilingual, this will make you more marketable.
If you interests include wildlife on an international scale your demo could feature documentary clips that discuss this topic. The key in voiceover work is to sound natural and believable. One obvious way to do this is to speak on topics where you have some experience, expertise and interest. Being a strong narrator will help greatly if you are unfamiliar with the topic material. So bring your questions, we'll have answers for you.