A fun podcast sponsored by britishvoiceover.co.uk for voiceovers, actors, agents, directors and marketing people proving that there isn't just one way to read a script - but a multitude of different ways! Your hosts, Mark Ryes and Samantha Boffin, will have a special vo guest each week to try out new scripts and some off-the-wall wildcard styles! We'll also answer your burning voiceover questions - if we can!! Join in and send us your read to [email protected]
The one with the Unexpected Poem!
32:35In this week’s “How do you Say That?!”, brand new author Nic Redman joins Sam and Mark to show that breathing can affect every aspect of your voice performance... how to banish a popping plosive, and how her Northern Irish lilt can work magic with a poem, and of course we'll find out about her new book "On The Mic".We’d love you to join in and send us your version of one of the reads in today’s show – just pop it onto an mp3 and send it to [email protected] 1We are Studio PDC.We design for people and place.As architects we create buildings to last.As urban designers, we create environments to enjoy and cherish.As interior designers we create spaces which delight. Our work is unique, contextual and responsive, to create a sense of community and place. From the smallest detail to new destinations, we respond to needs, site and budget, to exceed client aspirations.Script 2You know where you are at BRIGHT'S of BOSSGAR,And spring is the time you should see us!Refresh and renew, your indoors - and out – tooWith our deals on a wide range of pieces!The flowers are blooming and so are our savings onOur ten-piece corner dining sofaWas One Eight Nine Nine, now One Four Nine Nine,Ideal for inviting guests over!And for just Five Nine Nine, you can al fresco dine,With our five-piece patio set,Four chairs, a parasol and a table for allAt BRIGHT'S of BOSSGAR, spring is great!——————- Listen to all of our podcasts here——————–About our guest: Nic Redman has recorded and spoken for a living for nearly 20 years and coaches people to feel at home on the mic. She is co-host of the award-winning Voiceover Social Podcast and creator of top 1% worldwide ranking Voice Coach Podcast. Her book "On The Mic: Voice training for voiceover artists, podcasters, speakers and presenters" is out now (and available from onthemicbook.com) https://nicredmanvoice.com
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The one with the Singing Fanfare!
34:01In this week’s episode of “How do you Say That?!”, Annette Rizzo joins Sam and Mark to talk about medical scripts, being pushed out of your comfort zone and how character reads can inform your corporates! Annette's a member of the Equity Audio Committee so we discuss what union membership can do for you.We’d love you to join in and send us your version of one of the reads in today’s show – just pop it onto an mp3 and send it to [email protected] 1Thank you for volunteering with The War Years.As a volunteer, you will be assisting with a Digital Collection Day.Here’s how it works:- The first stage happens at the Welcome Desk – here, the participants are made comfortable and ready to share their stories along with any physical items of wartime heritage they have brought for digitization.- They will be provided with the necessary forms they require to guide them through the process.- Once the participants have completed these forms, they will proceed to the Interview Stage.Script 2Different parts of the limbic system are located on the medial aspect of the cerebral hemisphere and diencephalon.Crucial parts of this system include the hippocampus, septal nuclei, parahippocampal and cingulate gyri, hypothalamus, the anterior nucleus of the thalamus, and parts of the amygdala.In addition, certain parts of the limbic system are vital for memory and learning. For certain specific types of dementia, it’s in this zone that some of the earliest structural pathologic changes may be observed. ----------------- Listen to all of our podcasts here ------------------About our Guest: Annette Rizzo was born in the US and moved several times between the UK and US while growing up. She joined a children’s radio drama team on a public broadcasting station in upstate New York at just 8 years old. Moving back to the UK at 13, she worked for her local BBC station from 15.She's been a freelance reporter, presenter, producer and voiceover mainly for the BBC, until going freelance in 2005 as a full time voiceover artist. Annette's been very active on the Audio Committee for Equity and has lectured in Radio Production at colleges and universities.https://www.rizzovoice.com/ Join Equity here: https://www.equity.org.uk/
The one with the Butch Energy!
35:03In this week’s “How do you Say That?!”, the extremely versatile Rory Barnett joins Mark and Sam to talk about fitting an overwitten commercial script into 30 seconds, and how music can influence every part of your read. There's a huge amount of butch energy, and our vo question is all about how you find the correct pronunciation of words or names you've never heard of!We’d love you to join in and send us your version of one of the reads in today’s show – just pop it onto an mp3 and send it to [email protected] 1A product suite to today’s busy lifestyles, the gardening newcomers and for those wanting to do their part for the environment.For the garden enthusiast... the underserved urban dweller... for the complete beginners who didn’t believe they could garden... we created this product.An affordable, high-density vertical growing system designed for modern living. A complete garden-in-a-box.This product allows you to take full control over the food you and your loved one’s consume.We’ve made it so simple. Quick set up, low maintenance, minimal effort and once set up, it really just runs itself.Script 2Saving money right now feels like a no brainer. Energy bills are at an all time high and we're all looking for clever ways to reduce them. Solar panels from ‘Solar So Good’ could be the answer. ‘Solar So Good,’ the renewable energy specialists, have helped thousands of UK homeowners by installing money-saving solar panels.And you may not know that when you have solar panels supplied and installed on your home, you don't pay any VAT... saving you even more money! Visit Solar So Good dot co dot uk ——————- Listen to all of our podcasts here——————–About our guest: Rory Barnett worked for the BBC for more than 15 years, but he started in the advertising industry, working on the iconic "Papa and Nicole" Renault Clio campaign.He's a linguaphile - a lover of languages and words, who's been a voiceover for more than a decade. He speaks French fluently, and has studied German, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese. His website presents a world of possibilities including singing impressions, a NASA space launch commander and he narrates a poem in ancient Greek!https://rorybarnett.com/ (have a look at the "Space & Other Oddities" tab!)Here are the pronunciation resources we chatted about:https://youglish.com/ and https://forvo.com/ and https://howjsay.com/
The one with the Cranked-Up Echo
32:14In this week's episode of "How do you Say That?!", the very smooth Charles Nove joins Sam and Mark to talk about Voice of God, pushy promos, changing styles and lead-in phrases and emotes that are key to capturing a character style! Our vo question sparks a discussion about whether you should be sitting or standing whilst voicing a script!We'd love you to join in and send us your version of one of the reads in today's show - just pop it onto an mp3 and send it to [email protected] 1:SUSE Leadership team, welcome to SUSE Can 2023, in beautiful, historic central LondonTodays Keynote Speakers Include: Our Chief Executive Officer, Melissa di Donato, Our Chief Customer Officer, Imran Khan, and Our Chief People Officer, Kathryn Herrington. We also have special Guests, Thomas Koehrer from Bank of America, Matthew Gehl – from JP Morgan Chase & Co and Matthew Syed. Sportsman, Author and JournalistPlus a talented cast and crew backstage who are here to help you Lead to Thrive!Script 2:This major reuse project championed the use of mass timber in the commercial sector to create an adaptive space which is responsive to the needs of the end users. A lightweight CLT and glulam structure has been used to extend the existing concrete frame, increasing the building from two to six storeys and adding 60,000sq. ft. Around 70% of the original structure was retained, and the new timber extensions store over 400 tonnes of biogenic carbon.-------------------About our guest: Charles Nove is a reassuringly familiar-sounding voice artist with a touch of trustworthy native Scot. He joined BBC Scotland in 1978, then Radio 2 from 1981, reading news, presenting late nights and early mornings, plus news and merry banter on Terry Wogan's breakfast show. You'll have heard him on BBC1, Anglia, The History Channel, Magic, Jazz FM, BBC Oxford and many more. He also headed A1 Vox, the London sound studios, plus he's currently presenting the Weekday Breakfast Show on Scala Radio.http://charlesnove.com/https://twitter.com/charlesnove
The one with the Fabulous Fanny!
31:41In the latest episode of "How do you Say That?!", Tanya Rich joins Sam and Mark for what turns out to be a hilarious romp through some badly written e-learning scripts! Find out why dolphins could invade your doctor's appointment, our v/o question is about whether or not to specialise in specific genres, and we continue the audiobooks debate!We'd love you to join in and send us your version of one of the reads in today's show - just pop it onto an mp3 and send it to [email protected] 1:DOCTOR Maria, if you are feeling ok… let’s measure your blood pressure. Could you come and sit here? (Doctor wraps a bp meter around Maria’s arm. He/she starts to pump it.) DOCTOR When was the last time you got your blood pressure checked? It is 142 over 90 now. It is higher than normal. I also want to check your HbA1c level. This should give us a better idea about your glucose. I’m sorry Maria - it’s a blood test. I know you’re not keen on needles.Script 2:In product lifecycle management, engineering qualifies the performance and environmental impact and needs considerable effort. Today, the majority of the engineering activities and important decisions at various stages of the product design process such as concept generation and evaluation, material selection, manufacturing process selection and performance assessment are limited by the experience of the product designer and happen in an ad-hoc workflow leading to several iterations to meet multiple requirements from mechanical, electrical, thermal and sustainability. Script 3:Sophie (aka Pierre):Hello, how can I help you?Justine, Customer:Hello, I come to buy products for my baby. I have chosen this one, for normal skin, is that good? I see here for atopic-prone skin, what exactly is atopic- prone skin?Sophie:An atopic-prone skin is a more and more common skin type these days. The skinisverydrywithoccasionaleczemapatchesthatappearandcanmaketh e skin itch!Justine, Customer:That reminds me something... and how does that happen?Sophie:The hereditary factor is very important for this skin type. Do you know if you had eczema as a baby? or allergies? Or the baby’s father? Justine, Customer:No, I don’t remember. But my husband did, he dad eczema when he was a baby. Mymother-in-law told me! Do you think my child will be atopic? Sophie:It’s very possible! If both parents are atopic, you baby has a 50 to 80% chance to have an atopic-prone skin! But don’t worry, it is no big deal at all. It been scientifically proven that you can reduce the risk of eczema by up to if you apply an emollient care every day from birth.Justine, Customer:Then I’m reassured. Well, almost :)Sophie:Don’t be worried, eczema flare-ups...