Hugh P. Klitzke: voice over casting director & coach.
I told my thoughts on slating to an actor and later they said it sounded like Aristotle.
Aristotle wrote in his Poetics: 1) One may speak at one moment in a narrative, and (then) at another in assumed…
Tempo of a read (faster or slower) is controlled by the pace of the cadence of its syllables and by the length of the spaces between sentences, phrases and words. It’s an invisible art and so very effective at changing the…
The difference between sounding like an announcer and sounding conversational is point of view.
Concentrate too much on sound — and you will sound like an announcer.
There’s great value in talking to someone working in the field of your endeavor. Not to ask them for things but to ask them about things.
Work consists of three things: the gig, the hang, and the money.
The gig. That’s the job you do. Digging ditches. Voiceover. Reception. Acting. Rattlesnake milking. Whatever. Hopefully you love it.