So, you want to become a voice over talent? This blog will give you a few tips in just how to become a voice over talent!
Firstly, you want to build on your portfolio. By this, you want to send your voice over talent work to several agents making sure that you show your talent immediately. What you don’t want to do is create a huge portfolio with mediocre work, it is about quality over quantity! When recording your voice over talent, you want to make sure it is professionally recorded, so no homemade recordings! You may already have equipment, or you can utilise a recording studio to do your work in.
Now you may be wondering how do you go about getting the experience to put into your portfolio? Well, you want to do a lot of small sized projects which you can find through freelancing websites as a voice over talent or do work for free in order to build your voice over talent workload. There are many ways you can do voice over talent work for free or cheap prices just to get your foot in the door and to be recognised as a voice over talent artist. Also, if you are interested in expanding your current skills when it comes to becoming a voice over talent, you may want to consider doing some workshops which will help enhance your experience and show you are determined to learn more about the job role.
If you have a certain unique selling point, then make sure to show this off in your portfolio. As well as highlighting your natural accent, you may also want to show that you have learnt how to do a range of accents. Also, when producing your portfolio, you want to showcase that you have done work in different voice over talent roles. These can include voice over work for a commercial, documentary, narrative, radio show etc. This will show you are adaptable and flexible as a voice over talent artist and that you are able to engage in a wide range of roles.
Now that you have built your portfolio up, you want to start reaching out to different agencies and submitting your application. You also can market yourself by creating a profile as a voice over talent on freelancing websites to gain a range of experiences. It is not an easy journey however when you begin building up your experience and sharing your work, the hard work will pay off!
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