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Voiceover Studio PRIMER

"I'll walk you through the essentials for setting up a voiceover studio at home. Practical actionable advice covering optimising the recording environment through to choosing voiceover studio equipment and which voiceover editing software to use. There's always time for Q+A so you can get your questions answered in this fast-paced session.' Guy Michaels

Critical Listening

Join us as we listen out for problems in voiceover recordings.  You'll need a decent pair of studio headphones.  Essential ear development in this short Critical Listening session.   Today's AUDIO 

Soundcheck Live

I'll be taking some recent examples from Soundcheck in The Lounge and talking through improvements that can be made SOUNDCHECK - Voiceover Kickstart Advice will be applicable to all members who are wanting to improve recording quality.

Alice in Wonderland – RECORDING

Having rehearsed on Sept 15th we'll now be recording for real... Happy for anyone to attend, as an observer or as a performer.  Also if you fancy being the editor or producer?   Alice in Wonderland SCRIPT

REHEARSAL ROOM – Script Workout

A chance to work in small groups on auditions or any particular skills you want to develop.  You can always bring something from the Voiceover Script Library | Voiceover Kickstart

Voiceover Studio PRIMER

"I'll walk you through the essentials for setting up a voiceover studio at home. Practical actionable advice covering optimising the recording environment through to choosing voiceover studio equipment and which voiceover editing software to use. There's always time for Q+A so you can get your questions answered in this fast-paced session.' Guy Michaels

Critical Listening

POSTPONED - Guy is not well today sorry!   Join us as we listen out for problems in voiceover recordings.  You'll need a decent pair of studio headphones.  Essential ear development in this short Critical Listening session.

Rehearsal Room – Script Workout

A chance to work in small groups on auditions or any particular skills you want to develop.  You can always bring something from the Voiceover Script Library | Voiceover Kickstart

Recording an Audio-Drama

Another go at recording an ensemble audio-drama featuring the talents of Voiceover Kickstart members! This time it's an episode from the long-running detective drama series 'DICK TRACY' Access script HERE In the past we've recorded a Flash Gordon episode, a murder mystery and Alice in Wonderland. These group sessions on Zoom are a fantastic way, not only for members to ... Access Now

SUPERCHARGE WEEK – session 1 – PROGRESS LOGS

As usual, we begin with a check up on your progress as a member for the past quarter.  Come armed with your PROGRESS LOG ready to share experiences and advice, ready to tackle the next quarter with renewed energy and focus.  Consider how the work we'll be doing this week on interpreting and working with direction could help you to ... Access Now

SUPERCHARGE WEEK – session 2 – PROGRESS LOGS

As usual, we begin with a check up on your progress as a member for the past quarter.  Come armed with your PROGRESS LOG ready to share experiences and advice, ready to tackle the next quarter with renewed energy and focus.  Consider how the work we'll be doing this week on interpreting and working with direction could help you to ... Access Now

Recording an Audio-Drama

Another go at recording an ensemble audio-drama featuring the talents of Voiceover Kickstart members! This time it's an episode from the long-running detective drama series 'DICK TRACY' Access script HERE In the past we've recorded a Flash Gordon episode, a murder mystery and Alice in Wonderland. These group sessions on Zoom are a fantastic way, not only for members to ... Access Now

SUPERCHARGE WEEK – session 3 – IN SESSION

A popular session since we started these a year or so ago.  Be prepared to throw yourself in and really get immersed in this mock live session in which you play the voiceover artist, the director or client.  A safe and supportive environment, this is the place to make the mistakes and get essential feedback you can directly apply to ... Access Now

SUPERCHARGE WEEK – session 4 – GAMING DIALOGUE

Your chance to work with two pros from the world of game development.  Julian has been involved in titles such as Days Gone, God of War, League of Legends and is now the Audio Lead at Riot Games.  Nick, having previously worked as production manager for SIDE, he is now the VO Producer for Riot Games in Los Angeles. His ... Access Now

SUPERCHARGE WEEK – session 5 – IN SESSION

A popular session since we started these a year or so ago.  Be prepared to throw yourself in and really get immersed in this mock live session in which you play the voiceover artist, the director or client.  A safe and supportive environment, this is the place to make the mistakes and get essential feedback you can directly apply to ... Access Now

SUPERCHARGE WEEK – session 6 – AUDIOBOOKS

Get directed by a pro! Tamsin has produced hundreds of audiobooks, having worked with Sir Kenneth Branagh, Thandiwe Newton and Hugh Grant.  Learn key techniques to use when recording audiobooks.  Work on real audiobook copy and get feedback from one of the top audiobook producers in the UK.  Tamsin Collison has worked for all the leading UK publishing houses, including ... Access Now

SUPERCHARGE WEEK – session 7 – COMMERCIALS

Award-winning commercial producer Rick Loynes takes you through the process of working on commercial copy with plenty of direction tips along the way.  Learning to work with a commercial producer/director or interpret written direction for the home-studio voiceover artist is essential.  Rick is happy to pass on his knowledge to you as one of the busiest commercial producers working today. ... Access Now

SUPERCHARGE WEEK – session 8 – SCRIPT APPROACH AND CONVERSATIONAL READS

What do clients really mean when they ask for a 'conversational style' performance?  What can you do to optimise success when auditioning for voiceover work?  Essential tips in this practical session as we don our script detective hats!   Guy Michaels is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: SUPERCHARGE WEEK - session 8 - SCRIPT APPROACH AND CONVERSATIONAL ... Access Now

SUPERCHARGE WEEK – session 9 – SCRIPT APPROACH AND CONVERSATIONAL READS

What do clients really mean when they ask for a 'conversational style' performance?  What can you do to optimise success when auditioning for voiceover work?  Essential tips in this practical session as we don our script detective hats!   Guy Michaels is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: SUPERCHARGE WEEK - session 9 - SCRIPT APPROACH AND CONVERSATIONAL ... Access Now

SUPERCHARGE WEEK – session 10 – GOALS FOR THE QUARTER

In this 90-minute session we'll work in groups to both reflect upon the week but also make important decisions about the next quarter.  As usual as we round up another Supercharge Week this is time to make a bold declaration about what you aim to achieve before the next one.  Sometimes this is to improve demo material, launch your website, ... Access Now