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In a Nutshell

  • 22-module e-learning course, with practical career elements
  • Led by X Factor's Peter Dickson and Voice-Director Hugh Edwards
  • Covers all aspects of being a voice-over artist or voice actor
  • Certificate upon completion

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Validity: Must redeem by 1 Apr 2014. Course content available for 12 months from registration date.
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Booking: Register online: No cancellations.
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The Deal

For those who have been told they have a great voice and who want to learn the secrets of being an actor in radio dramas, in games, or that voice-over guy on commercials, Gravy For The Brain introduces customers to their new best friend - the microphone - and how to forge a career in this exciting area. Led by industry professionals Hugh Edwards and Peter Dickson, the 22-module e-learning course is designed with potential future vocations in mind. The syllabus covers everything, from vicariously learning through watching the experts, to microphone techniques, creating dramatic effect, showreel creation, and getting work.


Module 1 – Introduction

Module 2 – How professionals work

Module 3 – What is voice-over?

Module 4 – The skills needed

Module 5 – Applications of VO

Module 6 – Overview of the recording studio

Module 7 – Microphone techniques

Module 8 – The art of good communication

Module 9 – Warm-up techniques

Module 10 – Breathing techniques

Module 11 – VO techniques

Module 12 – Starting the session

Module 13 – Creating characters

Module 14 – Vocal health

Module 15 – Marking up the script

Module 16 – Commercial examples and exercises

Module 17 – Promo and trailer examples and exercises

Module 18 – Narrative/corporate/e-learning examples

Module 19 – Dramatic and character examples and exercises

Module 20 – Gaming examples and exercises

Module 21 – Your showreels and getting work

Module 22 – Contracts and expected earnings

Module 23 – Course summary

Customer Reviews

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Linda F. · 18 December 2014
Everything is rosy at GFTB - loved it! I wish more courses were like this
Rose G. · 2 November 2014
Really responsive support department, especially Hugh and Harry. Nice touch! This course was great. Take it!
Peter G. · 2 November 2014

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