I teach, in my two-part Voicing Commercial VO class, how to work with three simple elements that will change how you audition for and perform commercials forever.
The second one is a job.
If you help accomplish that job, everything falls into perfect rhythm, and your auditions become extraordinary.
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Hope this helps!
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I discovered by accident that if I pushed an icon on the right of the page parallel to “Raw YouTube Captioning” it showed the text. Glad to have the text.
And again, unless YouTube’s “automatic” captioning kicks in, it won’t be there.
I’ve been doing VO for 20 years and you’re giving me some really NEW ways to think about this business. Concepts that I never realized before…that will help me as I move forward into my career…so thanks for that. Thom Varhol
I’m looking at some sample scripts right now and trying to find out what the listener’s job is and how I can help them with that job. It’s an interesting exercise that I hope will become more natural and instinctual over time.
Perfectly described and easy to understand. Thank you David
I REALLY like this idea. I hadn’t thought about it in quite that way. I’ve certainly heard “find the problem and solve it”, but this idea of “help them to do their job” is a bit of a twist on that – I love it! Plus, it definitely makes it ALL about them and not at all about how well I “sell” the product/solution I’m discussing. Thanks!
David, I think your videos really make you think about actually acting and not just speaking. Thinking of the other side of the glass or message really hits a point. Thank you again, David.
A helpful perspective. Thank you
This is the first time I think i’ve heard you mention “the job…” what a great way to approach!