So you’re thinking about doing some sort of Voice Over Course…but what are your options?
Well, like anything you’re looking to buy or sign up for , doing some research will give you a good understanding of what’s available, when you can get it and how much it costs. If you haven’t already done this then you’re in luck as we’ve also looked into this in order to deliver a great Introduction to Voice Over experience.
Here’s a brief description of some of the Voice Over Courses available if you live in Melbourne, plus a couple that are in Sydney, just to give you an idea of what you can generally expect. Naturally, we feel that our Introduction to Voice Over Course offers the best start to those new to the industry.
Note that only the first course listed here is run by us.
Voices of Tomorrow – Introduction to Voice Over Course (2-Day weekend Course – 2 x 5 hours – up to 10 participants)
Cost – $550
Outcome – Gain industry knowledge of the voice over industry and learn the basic skills needed to get the most out of your voice. Participants receive a copy of all of their own voice over recordings plus one fully produced radio commercial featuring their voice.
Target – Anyone (15+) interested in Voice Over – No experience needed
Trainer – Industry Professionals Cecelia Ramsdale & Andy Wells. Both professional voice over artists with agent representation. Andy is also a qualified trainer and assessor.
Below – Courses run by other businesses.
Voice Over Coach – Discover Voice Over 1 Day Workshop (7 Hours – up to 13 participants)
Outcome – Gain knowledge of the voice over industry and understand techniques to help create great reads. This course is conducted at the Malthouse Theatre and does not include any studio recording.
Target – Anyone interested in Voice over
Trainer – Industry Professional Abbe Holmes. Veteran Voice Over artist with EM Voices.
Course Dates – See website
Brave Studios – 6 week Voice Course (6 x 2 hour evening sessions)
Outcome – The ability for actors to use their voice for a stronger and more confident performance
Target – Actors looking for better control of their voice in performance.
Trainer – Industry Professional Rob Meldrum. Actor / Director with 45 years’ experience.
Course dates – August / September
Voice Business – Voice Over & Broadcasting Skills course (4 hour course)
Cost – $825
Outcome – Learn how to use your voice to deliver a variety of retail and corporate reads for radio and TV.
Target – Individuals who want to become voiceover artists, presenters or broadcasters.
Trainers – Not stated
Course dates – None provided.
AFTRS – Voice over Fundamentals – 2 Day weekend Course (Sydney)
Cost – $750
Outcome – Knowledge and skills to get the best out of your voice to get a start in the voice over industry.
Target – People with some experience in radio / TV or acting.
Trainer – Industry Professional Amy Longhurst. Stage and Screen artist and voice over talent with EM Voices.
Course dates – June 23 & 24
Showreels Australia – 6 week voice over course (Sydney – 6 x 2.5hour sessions)
Cost – $880
Outcome – Knowledge and Skills to start in voice over with a beginners demo reel.
Target – Anyone
Trainers – Industry Professional – not specific
Course dates – Current course underway.
We certainly encourage you to read up more about any of those courses if you’re looking to do some training, and if you have any questions about the Introduction to Voice Over course we offer, please do get in touch.