What is the course about?
You will develop your on-mic skills, and knowledge of the sector by performing various voice-overs individually and in groups.
What will we cover?
Solo radio commercials
Small group recordings (various)
Voice reels & getting work.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Explain the demands of solo radio commercial recordings
Explain the demands of audio guide recordings
Explain the demands of various small group recording situations
Have an appreciation of what to include on a voice reel, and how to seek work in voice-overs.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
You must have completed “Voice-overs: Beginners”, or have comparative previous experience i.e. Acting for Radio; Radio Presenting or Character Voices.
In order to get the most from the course you will be able to:
Speak English fluently and clearly
To sight-read a script accurately
Give and receive constructive feedback
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Practical experience. You will be recorded and played back, and your work will be analysed by you, your fellow students and the tutor. Some scripts will need preparation prior to class.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
No. Recorded material MAY be made available via Google Classroom at the end of the course in accordance with our privacy policies and data protection regulations.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Voiceovers: Advanced; Character Voice; Improve Your Speaking Voice.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details