Course: The Official DIY Guide to Voice Acting

The Official DIY Guide to Voice Acting

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

The goal of this course is to teach new and aspiring voice actors how to generate income through voice acting on their own. This course can also help anyone who is looking to communicate better.

This course is taught by full-time professional voice actor, Donald Fittsgill Jr. Donald is the host of "The Donald POV" podcast and has completed thousands of voice-overs in only a few short years. Donald has built a large client base that consists of small, medium and large businesses in a wide variety of areas.

This course is designed to teach you the tricks of the trade that have helped propel Donald to success.

If you're interested in becoming a voice actor (voiceover actor), this online course will show you a non-traditional path, and the steps to getting started now. 

Nearly any time you hear a voice but don't see a person speaking, there's a voiceover actor at work. On television, radio, in video games, animation, sports arenas, or on audiobooks, voiceover is everywhere. It's a surprisingly diverse field open to people with various backgrounds and skill sets, so whether you're an actor looking to expand his earning potential, someone who excels at creating characters with her voice, or someone who's constantly being told what a great voice he has, there can be work for you as a voice actor.

This class is for you if....

  • you've ever wanted to QUIT your day job and CHASE your dream of becoming a voice actor...
  • you want to simply get better at communicating...
  • you've been told, "You have a great voice!" but don't know where to start...
  • you hear commercials on the radio and say "That could be me!"
  • you've ever dreamed of being in video games or animation...

Essentially, if you've ever wanted to start a career as a voice actor (or you're even curious about the career itself), "The Official DIY Guide to Voice Acting" is the best place for you to start. With a comprehensive overview of the career of voiceover itself, a step by step guide on how to "find your sound," make your reel, and get voice over work, "The Official DIY Guide to Voice Acting" is an invaluable resource, whether you're just starting out from a home studio, or you've got some experience under your belt.

Basic knowledge
  • You should know how to read
  • You should be able to speak English
What you will learn

In this class you'll learn:

  • A large variety of voice over recording techniques
  • How to market yourself for voice over jobs
  • How to record voice overs at home, including equipment, software and setting up the room.
  • How to set yourself apart from the crowd in the world of voiceovers.

See you inside...

Number of Lectures: 19
Total Duration: 00:43:13
How to nail the read.
  • Before you Begin  

    Before you Begin

  • Exercise - Announcer's test  

    Exercise - Announcer's test

  • Nailing the read introduction  

    Nailing the read introduction

  • Conversational read  

    Conversational Read

  • Exercise - Conversational read  

    Exercise - Conversational read

  • Upbeat sales read  

    Upbeat sales read

  • Voicemail and On-Hold messaging  

    Voicemail and On-Hold messaging

  • Long form narration  

    Long form narration

  • Nailing the read summary  

    Nailing the read summary

How to record
  • How to record introduction  

    How to record introduction

  • Setting up the room  

    Setting up the room

  • Hardware essentials  

    Hardware essentials

  • Software and preparing to record  

    Software and preparing to record

  • Recording and editing walk through  

    Recording and editing walk through

  • How to record summary  

    How to record summary

Marketing yourself
  • Marketing yourself introduction  

    Marketing yourself introduction

  • Natural market and local hidden gems  

    Natural market and local hidden gems

  • Online marketplace and finding your edge  

    Online marketplace and finding your edge

  • The Official DIY Guide to Voice Acting Summary  

    The Official DIY Guide to Voice Acting Summary

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