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BCST 2255 - Introduction to Voiceover Essentials

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Have you ever been intrigued by the voice you hear on commercial advertisements or announcing the game, or the voices of your favorite cartoon characters? In this intense yet fun course, discover the essentials of the commercial and animation voiceover industry. Explore key aspects of voiceover work in studio, preparing for a demo, where to find opportunities, and how to market yourself in the expanding fields of voicing for Internet, new media, commercial, animation and more traditional projects.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$259.17

Spring/Summer 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2017 term.

CRN 28778

Sat May 27 - Sat Jun 17 4 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 27 - Jun 17 Sat 10:00 - 14:00 BBY SE10 Rm. 135

Instructor

Tammy Bentz

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$259.17

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Voice a variety of scripts using professional techniques.
  • Demonstrate awareness of vocal resonators and use proper warm-up techniques.
  • Apply techniques for speaking in front of large crowds or a studio audience.
  • Perform voiceover copy in a professional studio.
  • Demonstrate professional studio etiquette and demeanor.
  • Break down a script.
  • Demonstrate different vocal techniques and exercises to speak in front of any audience.
  • Work behind a microphone in a professional setting.
  • Voice any commercial, documentary, and/or narrative.
  • Demonstrate script breakdown skills to audition for animation roles.
  • Recognize and perform animation scripts for use with ADR and Pre Lay.
  • Maintain character reads and demonstrate basic character development.
  • Receive feedback and identify areas that require improvement.
  • Take direction adeptly.
  • Describe the various roles of a director, producer, engineer and client agency.
  • Organize and prepare for a professional demo recording.
  • Explain marketing and networking techniques to gain further experience or employment.

Effective as of Fall 2015

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