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What is a Transatlantic or Neutral English Voice Over Accent

Submitted by voplanet on Tue, 05/14/2019 - 09:57
The demand for a neutral international sound has popularized a voice over accent that is not quite American, British or European. Transatlantic voice overs, also known as Mid-Atlantic English, International English or Neutral English, are in demand and voice actors who have mastered the accent are being cast with increasing frequency. Voice buyers and voice actors are sometimes unsure of what exactly Neutral English is. To get a better idea we went to the experts. We talked to Juliette Gray and J. Michael Collins, two of the top professional voice actors who book Transatlantic voice over work, about what the accent is, how it’s being used and what exactly it sounds like.
American and British flags in voice over speech bubbles
Transatlantic Voice Overs The internet has made the world seem like a smaller place. Through social networking, travel and trade we have become a global community. We are increasingly sharing our… Read More
Producer Directing a Voice Over session at a sound board
Crafting Great Voice Overs Great voice over sessions don’t just happen. Much like a feature film, professional voice overs are crafted. A great script is written, voice actors that are perfect for… Read More
Man directing a voice over on phone pointing at computer screen
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Pro Tips For Directing Voice Overs

Submitted by voplanet on Thu, 03/07/2019 - 14:00
Whether you are new to the voice over business or you are a veteran voice over director, insights from the voice actor’s side of the microphone are invaluable. Preparation before and guidance during a voice over session are vital to bringing out the best performance from voice talent. VOPlanet's Kevin West asked voice over session masters Debbie Grattan and Kelley Buttrick for tips on how to direct voice actors.
American and British flags in voice over speech bubbles
Transatlantic Voice Overs The internet has made the world seem like a smaller place. Through social networking, travel and trade we have become a global community. We are increasingly sharing our… Read More
Producer Directing a Voice Over session at a sound board
Crafting Great Voice Overs Great voice over sessions don’t just happen. Much like a feature film, professional voice overs are crafted. A great script is written, voice actors that are perfect for… Read More
Man directing a voice over on phone pointing at computer screen
How to Direct Voice Overs Remotely Many voice over projects can be recorded by voice talent interpreting copy on their own, but directing a voice over session ensures you get the read you want in… Read More