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The Voiceover Primer Course

Learn Voiceover

Welcome to the Voiceover Primer, your essential guide to mastering the art of voice acting! Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking to refine your skills or a newcomer eager to break into the industry, this comprehensive online course has you covered. From understanding vocal techniques and character development, to navigating the technical aspects of recording, our expertly crafted modules provide the knowledge and tools you need to excel in the world of voiceover.

Get ready to unlock your potential and navigate professional voiceover work with confidence and clarity.

If you are looking to learn everything you need to know to kick start, build or maintain a career in voiceover, download the Voiceover Primer today.

Voiceover Primer transformed me from a green acting student with no audio experience to a confident and capable actor ready to enter the world of voiceover.

Mia

Brilliant - Richard really knows his stuff, and helped me bring out my strengths. The Primer is excellent. I recommend it whole-heartedly.

Hanna

I would recommend Richard's voiceover course to anyone wanting to work on their reel or get started. It was a huge benefit. So pleased with the result.

David

The Voiceover Primer has brought a confidence and eloquence to my performances and has helped me with accents, self-tapes and everything in between, I could not recommend this material more!

Storme

The best time and money spent. I have successfully secured a voice-over agent and I regard the Primer as truly integral to the end result. Thank you Richard!

Amanda

The techniques and practices in this course offered incredible insight into the craft of voiceover work and the industry.

Andy

Consolidation of 20 years as a leading voice artist

Top tips for honing your voiceover skills.

Lifetime access

Expert industry advice

On-screen text with opportunities for practice

What's in the Voiceover Course?

26 videos over six modules, including 30-min voice warm up.
Plus audio-only versions of all videos and downloadable transcript of full course and summary worksheets.

Module 1: Voiceover Basics

In Module 1 we start with the basics and look at what to expect from a typical voiceover session, some of the challenges you might face and how to overcome them.

1.1 Introduction
1.2 The Voiceover Session

Module 2: The Art of Reading

Module 2 explores the core voiceover skill of lifting the text off the page and the main variables at play – pace, tone, modulation and accents.

2.1 Seeing What You’re Saying
2.2 Changing Up Your Reading

Module 3: Useful Tips

Each video in Module 3 examines a top tip that you can use to help bring life to your reading, with on-screen text and opportunities for practice.

3.1 Think Spatially
3.2 Leader Lines
3.3 Actioning
3.4 Line Endings
3.5 Lists
3.6 Smiling
3.7 Proximity to the Microphone
3.8 Expanding into Summary Lines

Module 4: The Different Kinds of Voiceover

In Module 4 we look at at the various different kinds of voiceover you might encounter in your career, the challenges to look out for and what to get excited about!

4.1 Commercials
4.2 Documentaries
4.3 Corporate Videos
4.4 Dubbing
4.5 Video Games and Motion Capture
4.6 Animation
4.7 A Word About Audio Books

Module 5: Where Do You Go From Here?

Our focus for Module 5 is the voiceover industry, how to get started, find representation, set up on your own and build a career.

5.1 Industry Mindset
5.2 Voice Agents and Voice Reels
5.3 A Word About AI
5.4 Practice and Voice Tests
5.5 Setting Up Your Own Studio
5.6 Building a Career

Module 6: Voice Exercises

Module 6 is one stand alone video taking you through a 30-minute daily voice warm up, where you’ll learn to ground the voice, connect with the breath and build vocal flexibility and specificity.

6.1 Voice Exercises

Voiceover Primer transformed me from a green acting student with no audio experience to a confident and capable actor ready to enter the world of voiceover.

Mia

Brilliant - Richard really knows his stuff, and helped me bring out my strengths. The Primer is excellent. I recommend it whole-heartedly.

Hanna

I would recommend Richard's voiceover course to anyone wanting to work on their reel or get started. It was a huge benefit. So pleased with the result.

David

The Voiceover Primer has brought a confidence and eloquence to my performances and has helped me with accents, self-tapes and everything in between, I could not recommend this material more!

Storme

The best time and money spent. I have successfully secured a voice-over agent and I regard the Primer as truly integral to the end result. Thank you Richard!

Amanda

The techniques and practices in this course offered incredible insight into the craft of voiceover work and the industry.

Andy

Become a Voiceover Professional

Learn everything you need to know to build and maintain a career in voiceover with our online course.