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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Blog Posts

Oh, the Audacity! Free? There must be a catch…

Art Bruder

An Intro to the Art of Audiobook Narration Or: This Ain’t Easy

Johnny Heller

Don’t have a Commercial Demo? We can help!

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Home Auditions – 10 Tips for Success

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What goes into a cover letter? A letter. Not a form.

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Does a voice actor need insurance? Yes, and no. And Yes.

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For voice-over success, know – and trust – yourself.

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What’s the right way to deliver a humorous VO line? Part 3 of 3

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Comedy Timing. How does it work in voice-over? Part 2 of 3

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