Notes: Required Materials: Bring one 4GB USB Flash Drive for your recordings
Course Title: Voice Over Certificate Program
Instructor: Vince Bailey, voice over artist and announcer
Target Audience: Those who have been told they have a "great voice", are looking for additional income, "closet" actors, retired individuals, salespersons, group / organization leaders, church readers, and those who are fascinated with the industry.
Prerequisites (courses and/or assessment or tests): This course is intended for individuals who are new to the voice over / acting industry. No college is necessary; however, a good verbal reading ability is a plus.
Learner Course Materials: One - 4GB USB Drive
Equipment: Instructor will provide recording equipment.
Course Description: This program will explore the business and practice of performing voice overs. There is much discussion on the many opportunities to use voice over. You will study voice delivery, how to approach different kinds of scripts and copy, microphone techniques and studio etiquette with a voice over professional. The aim is to gain the skills required for a commercial voice over artist and get regular work in the voice over industry. One class session will be spent at a local recording studio for some hands-on experience. Check out our partner, Real 2 Reel Studios at http://www.reel-life.net/. You must bring one 4GB USB drive to class for recordings.
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
Apply learned skills to practice voice overs
Discuss what is required to be a professional voiceover artist
Describe how to use your voice when reading scripts
Evaluate and know what to look for when listening to voice overs of other people
Create a professional voice over demo and audio file
Solicit voice over jobs
Teaching Methodology and Assessment: The course will contain a combination of theory and practical sessions with the practical taking place in the classroom with professional recording equipment. The methodology will include lecture; discussion; real life experiences; and viewing and listening to professional voice overs in action and to live recordings.
Assessments will be accomplished through discussion, Q and A, role play, and performance.
Criteria for Successful Completion: To successfully complete this course, receive CEUs and a certificate of completion, student must attend 80% of the class sessions, actively participate, complete a course evaluation and complete a Voice Demo CD.
Amount of contact time (in hours) needed to effectively teach this course: 30 hours
CEUs to be awarded = 3.0 CEUs
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