Ep #2: What is voiceover? And where you hear it in everyday life.

Hello VO Podcast - what is voiceover and where you hear it in everyday life

If you’re anything like I was when I was getting started in the voiceover world, I wasn’t too sure what voiceover actually was. 

In fact, I had no idea how frequently I heard voiceover in my everyday life until I learned more about the industry. In this episode, we’re answering the question of what is voiceover and where you probably hear it all the time and didn’t even realize it. 

The Oxford Dictionary defines voiceover as: 

A piece of narration in a movie or broadcast, not accompanied by an image of the speaker.

While voice acting is defined in Wikipedia as:

The art of performing voice-overs to represent a character or provide information to an audience

And performers are called:

Voice actors/actresses, voice artists or voice talent.

Time Stamp:

0:27 – Voiceover is more than animation and video games.

0:57 – Most voice actors are working from home on various genres of voiceovers for companies across the world.

1:28 – Definitions of voiceover, voice acting, voice actors.

1:54 – The voiceover bible of industry genres + rates.

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