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Question Anybody know? - March 2nd 2010, 08:05 PM

I wanna become a Voiceover Artist (you know, the people who do the animated voices in cartoons and movies and who are the background voices for commercials and such), but I have no idea what kind of a college or degree I would need to go for to do that.
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Re: Anybody know? - March 3rd 2010, 03:53 PM

Erm i'm not entirely sure, but English will be neccessary (or the language wherever you live) because obviously you will need to be clearly understood. I think quite a few voice over people are actors/actresses as well. But a journalism or media degree may be yourself. Do you have a careers advisor at your school? Could you ask them?

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Re: Anybody know? - March 3rd 2010, 07:57 PM

I think it'd be much like trying to get a music contract: go to places that are involved in this, tell them you're interested and perhaps give them a sample, either pre-recorded or on the spot of the various voices you can do. For example, if you can do the same voice as various cartoon characters and some original ones, that's what I'd do. I cant imagine needing a degree or diploma for this, other than having the ability to read and write in the language of the cartoon.
   
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