25 VOICE OVER TIPS Explained with Examples

July 8, 2018

 

I've been doing voice over work for company training videos, so I thought I would share these 25 voice over tips that might help you sound awesome! 

 

A list of all tips and markers are in the video description below.

 

What I shoot episodes with:

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Canon 5D: https://amzn.to/2HA1zQC

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Aputure Tri-8 Kit: https://amzn.to/2HyvE2U

 

B&H:

 

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More gear at https://www.kit.com/basicfilmmaker

 

Filmmaker Training:

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https://www.basicfilmmakeruniversity.com

 

Tips and markers:

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TIP 01: 0:38

Record in a quiet space

 

TIP 02: 1:08

Use a good mic and recorder

 

TIP 03: 1:21

Format the audio card

 

TIP 04: 1:43

Use an iPad or computer for the script

 

TIP 05: 2:01

Say what each lecture is

 

TIP 06: 2:23

Read, scroll and continue

 

TIP 07: 2:36

Add some life to it

 

TIP 08: 3:02

Don't use a chair, stand up

 

TIP 09: 3:15

Breathe so oxygen gets to the brain

 

TIP 10: 3:20

Be animated - be energetic

 

TIP 11: 4:20

Don't split sentences

 

TIP 12: 6:07

Use INTEREST when speaking

 

TIP 13: 6:37

Don't slur words together

 

TIP 14: 6:49

No alcohol prior to recording

 

TIP 15: 7:07

Pronouce words clearly

 

TIP 16: 7:28

Give you voice a break

 

TIP 17: 7:55

Keep yourself hydrated

 

TIP 18: 8:11

Suck the juicy bits out

 

TIP 19: 8:45

Mic close to mouth like 5-7 inches

 

TIP 20: 8:57

Check the recording levels

 

TIP 21: 8:57

When recording, leave space

 

TIP 22: 10:16

Use good pacing throughout

 

TIP 23: 11:10

Pause, so they can do the thing

 

TIP 24: 12:22

Don't get bored, they'll hear it.

 

TIP 25: 12:59

Have FUN! They will hear it!

 

BONUS TIP: 16:11

How to mess with your editors

 

Credits

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Outro by Kevin Anson: http://bit.ly/EmoticonToolkktKevinAnson

Music by Premium Beat: http://bit.ly/PremiumBeatMusic

 

 

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