005: Guest Dave Courvoisier - Lack of Direction, Editing Dry Recordings, Business Name vs. Your Real Name
In Episode 005, we're joined by guest co-host Dave Courvoisier. Dave is a professional Voice-over talent and News Anchor with over 30 years of experience, as well as an established author and blogger. Dave also serves as one of the founders of WoVo, the World Voices Organization.
01:15 - Interview with Dave Courvoisier
17:18 - Performance Question
It is very difficult to judge when to deliver a script in the current 'deadpan' laid-back read that is currently the trend. There is always the danger of delivering a boring VO ("He just read the line. No emotion. No effort!) The few hints given on P2P sites are insufficient. My question is this: "Do the big, professionals get more hints, info and direction from the clients for their reads?
20:47 - Audio Question
What things should be edited from a Dry Recording when submitting on a P2P Website (Breaths, etc…)
23:25 - Business Question
Should I develop a business name or brand for my VO Career? Or just use my real name?
All things Dave Courvoisier
"More than Just a Voice" Book: https://courvo.com/more-than-just-a-voice
World-Voices Organization (WOVO): https://www.world-voices.org/
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