The Art of Voice Acting

3rd Edition

The Craft and Business of Performing for Voice-Over


  • James Alburger
  • Table of Contents

    What is "Voice-Acting?" The best kept secret Where to start: Voice over basics Taking care of your voice Technique Voice-Acting 101 The Character in the Cop Words that Sell Single Voice Copy Dialog Copy: Doubles & Multiples Character Copy Corporate & Narrative Copy radio/tv promo voiceover Film/movie trailer voiceover animation/video game voiceover, and ADR looping voiceover work Your Demo tape Getting Paid to Play! Auditions, You're Hired! The Session, Reference and Resources


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    Focal Press
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    About the author

    James Alburger

    James R Alburger, has worked with hundreds of voice- over artists. After a 25 year career in television as an audio producer and director (and recipient of 11 Emmy Awards), he opened his production company, The Commercial Clinic. James now produces award- winning radio and television commercials featuring his voice- acting talents along with those of many of his students. He also conducts workshops, seminars, and private coaching for voice acting and effective business communication

    Affiliations and Expertise

    An experienced voice-over trainer Alburger runs clinics and workshops on voice-overs. A recipient of 11 Emmy awards, he has spent 25 years as the sound designer and audio supervisor for KNSD-TV, an NBC owned and operated station in San Diego.