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1. Posted: Tue 22nd Sep 2009 23:16 BST
I've been wanting to try this if I could. Im 15 so I could voice children. Any clue how to get started and apply? I don't think Ill get paid if I volunteer though.
2. Posted: Tue 22nd Sep 2009 23:20 BST
To be honest...alot of adults voice children.
First of all, you need to move to Los Angeles. Second, you need someone to represent you, so you'll need to audition with them.Third, you need to have past experience and talent so that people will want you to audition for them.
If you get past all that, you'll still be in a cutthroat business. My advice, make your own cartoons on YouTube and voice act them. It's easier to be an internet celebrity nowadays. And maybe when you're older it will help you choose something more serious and lead to better things.
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3. Posted: Tue 22nd Sep 2009 23:20 BST
I heard it's next to impossible to get into main stream voice acting. It's kind of know someone who knows someone type of business.
4. Posted: Tue 22nd Sep 2009 23:29 BST
Ramandus your 2nd choice seems less harder than the 1st. Ill have to research this some more.
5. Posted: Tue 22nd Sep 2009 23:32 BST
I don't think Ill get paid if I volunteer though.
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6. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 00:54 BST
Ezekiel wrote:I don't think Ill get paid if I volunteer though.A keen insight!
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7. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 00:57 BST
you need an intesting voice. and for cartoons you need an interesting whiny voice. and for kids for voices for cartoons you need an agent and an interesting, whiny voice!
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8. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 00:59 BST
I'm eighteen, so I can most definitely voice as a little child or a teenager. If I was forced to voice as an adult, I'd have to have a forced voice. Epic win!!! If at all possible, that is.
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9. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 01:01 BST
Many voice actors don't go into the business looking to do just that. They've bounced around the acting scene for some time and usually just stumble into the role. Acting experience is important, especially since the field has evolved since the days of 80's cartoons and anime where pretty much the only requirements were being able to read and speak English. Juding by much of the voicework from those days, even those requirements weren't crucial.
10. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 01:03 BST
My voice is nothing but entertaining! I can either have a really high voice, or a really low gruff one. Can you picture me sounding like the latter?
11. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 01:15 BST
Still, to get the job, you need a very entertaining voice, and lots of optimistic spririt inside of you. That's what I guess you need. And, if necessary, manage to get permission to improvise your lines.
12. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 01:33 BST
I'm sure you'll do great.
13. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 04:08 BST
Is there a way to sign up for an audition online by sending a voice message to the people? Instead of showing up at a place like los angeles?
14. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 04:14 BST
Nope. There are a million people, good enough at voice acting, that are willing to do that. It's the people that truly upend their life and take a chance that get the rewards. You'd have to be the second coming of Jesus Voice-Over Christ.
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15. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 04:36 BST
I'd recomend auditioning for fandub's you woudent get paid but it's good experience and you will get feedback from imparital strangers.
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16. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 21:26 BST
the voice of ash is a woman
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17. Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2009 23:56 BST
Okay, that's disturbing. Now I'll never look at Pokemon the same way again. Thanks.
18. Posted: Thu 24th Sep 2009 00:03 BST
you didnt know that? wow its been wide known for YEARS
19. Posted: Thu 24th Sep 2009 01:52 BST
Women voicing children of both genders has been SOP in cartoons (and anime) for years. There are exceptions, of course, but it's easier for a women in most cases to sound more natural as a pre-pubescent child.
20. Posted: Thu 24th Sep 2009 03:06 BST
Well to answer your question, you might need an agent to kind of get you going, then they can tell what slots might be open, where they take place, all that stuff. They also prepare you for what you might need to know.
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