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BCST 2255 - 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 introductory workshop setting, you'll discover the essential elements of the commercial and animation voiceover industry. Explore key aspects of voiceover work in studio as you learn how to prepare for a demo, market yourself, and find opportunities within the expanding field of social media and voicing video and online projects.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$270.17

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 32789

Sat Sep 15 - Sun Sep 23 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Sep 22 Sat/Sun 10:00 - 14:00 BBY
Sep 23 Sun 10:00 - 14:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$270.17

Notes

  1. This class runs for two weekends, Saturday and Sunday.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Work behind a microphone in a professional setting.
  • Voice a variety of scripts using professional techniques.
  • Demonstrate awareness of vocal resonators and proper warm-up techniques.
  • Apply techniques while speaking in front of large crowds or a studio audience.
  • Demonstrate professional studio etiquette and demeanor.
  • Break down a script.
  • 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.
  • Describe the various roles of a director, producer, engineer, client and agency.
  • Organize and prepare for a professional demo recording.
  • Explain marketing and networking techniques to gain further experience or employment.

Effective as of Fall 2018

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BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Freeing The Natural Voice Rev & Expd
Author Linklater
Publisher Quite Spec
Copyright 2006
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-89676-250-3
Price $18.95
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