Edge Studio’s Voice Over Blog

Here you’ll find practical articles written to help you skip the “trial and error” often associated with pursuing and building a career, and instead gain a candid look into the voice over industry, where the work is, why some people get it, why some don’t, and tips and techniques to help you reach your goals.

Remember that your voice, interests, and potential are unique. For this reason, our articles provide multiple ideas and scenarios so that you can make the right decision for your career.

Feel welcome to share any experiences and comments by visiting our Voice Over Community Forum. We’re always glad to listen to you. After all, listening is what we do best!

Diction, Clarity, and Pacing Makes for Good Communication

Diction, clarity, and pacing are crucial for communication in general, but are especially important for voice over professionals because our listeners have to hear every single word clearly. Talk to any engineer and they’ll tell you there is only so much they can do to cover up a sloppy read. A slurred phrase, weird pauses, and glottal stops add hours to the editing process, and can run production costs through the roof. This does not exactly i...
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Pen-Pen Chen

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Diction, Clarity, and Pacing Makes for Good Communication

Pen-Pen Chen

The Art of Self Direction for Voice Actors

David Goldberg

Taming Stage Fright for Voice Actors

Lara Hirner

Simple Rules for Audiobook Success

Johnny Heller

The ‘Why’ of Warming Up and Vocal Care

Lara Hirner

Play The Long Game But Play It Smart

James Andrews

What Is Source Connect? ipDTL? Do I Need IT?

Dan Friedman

My Top 3 Tips for Voice Over Auditions

Jennifer Sims

The Art of Learning to Speak Naturally

Jonathan Anderson

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