Voice-over Resources

We’re always working to improve our voice-over skills, both in recording and the actual voice-over performance. Whether you are someone starting out and learning, or a seasoned professional, this is the place to learn more about voice-over performance, acting, home recording studio setup, ISDN, source Connect, ethics, and just about anything we can think of that may help us to grow in the voice-over industry. Our Blog also features helpful resources and information about our voice-over work and developments and the industry, in general.

A good place to start your voice-over learning journey:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voice-over

Books on voice-over available on Amazon.com:

“The Art of Voice Acting–The Craft and Business of Performing Voiceover, 4th Edition”, By James Alburger

“Voiceovers: Techniques and Tactics for Success”, By Janet Wilcox

“The Human Voice: The Story of a Remarkable Talent”, By Anne Karpf

“There’s Money Where Your Mouth Is: A Complete Insider’s Guide to Earning Income and Building a Career in Voice-Overs” (Third Edition), by Elaine A. Clark

“Speak with Distinction: The Classic Skinner Method to Speech on the Stage”, by Edith Skinner

“Word of Mouth: A Guide to Commercial Voice-Over Excellence”, 3rd Revised and Updated Edition, by Susan Blu, Molly Ann Mullin, Cynthia Songe

“Voice and the Actor”, by Cicely Berry

“Secrets of Voice-Over Success: Top Voice-Over Actors Reveal How They Did It”, by Joan Baker

“VO: Tales and Techniques of a Voice-over Actor”, by Harlan Hogan

“Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It’s Like Behind the Mic”, by Yuri Lowenthal, Tara Platt, Candace Platt

“You Can Bank On Your Voice: Your Guide to a Successful Career in Voice-Overs”, by Rodney Saulsberry

“Freeing the Natural Voice: Imagery and Art in the Practice of Voice and Language”, by Krisitn Linklater

“Make Your Voice Heard: An Actor’s Guide to Increased Dramatic Range Through Vocal Training”, by Chuck Jones

“Sound and Look Professional on TV and the Internet”, by Michelle McCoy

“The Magic Behind the Voices: A Who’s Who of Cartoon Voice Actors”, by Tim Lawson, Alisa Persons

“Voice Acting For Dummies”, by David Ciccarelli, Stephanie Ciccarelli

“Talking Funny for Money: An Introduction to the Cartoon/Character/Looping Area of Voice-Overs”, book with 2 CDs, From Applause

“How to Start and Build a SIX FIGURE Voice Over Business: Set Your VO Career on Fire!” by Bill DeWees

“Acting with the Voice: The Art of Recording Books”, by Robert Blumenfeld

“Finding Your Voice: A Step-by-Step Guide for Actors”, by Barbara Houseman

“Making Money in Voice-Overs, 2nd Edition (With Cd): Winning Strategies to a Successful Career in TV, Commercials Radio and Animation”, by Terri Apple

“Voice for Performance – Training the Actor’s Voice Second Edition”, by Linda Gates

“Is There Money In Your Mouth?”, by Michael Weiner

“Your Voice and How to Use It: The Classic Guide to Speaking with Confidence”, by Cicely Berry O.B.E.

“Voiceovers: Everything You Need to Know about How to Make Money with Your Voice”, by Terri Apple

Home Recording & Voice-Over Setup Books:

“The Sound Advice Encyclopedia of Voice-Over and the Business of Being a Working Talent”, by Kate McClanaghan

“Sound Advice: Voiceover from an Audio Engineer’s Perspective”, by Dan Friedman

“The Voice Actor’s Guide to Home Recording”, by Harlan Hogan, Jeffrey P. Fisher

“Home Recording Basics (Ultimate Beginner Tech Start Series)”, by Bill Purse

“Digital Home Recording – Tips, Techniques, and Tools for Home Studio Production”, by Jon Chappell