Jean-Marc Berne, President/Talent
914-420-3022 | jeanmarc@bernemediaenterprises.com

Everything listed under: Voice Over branding

  • Yelling Vs. Projecting: Do you know the difference?

    Sometimes, when I speak to people about how I help them tap into the power of their voice to project, I'll get a few who'll  respond, "Oh, I don't need that, everyone tells me I'm loud!"  While you may be projecting when you're being loud, it doesn't mean that you're projecting correctly -- it's most likely that you are yelling.  And what do you think of when you hear yelling?  It sounds like aggression, anger, like people about to get into a fight.   Read More...

  • Yawning As A Voice Over Technique

    Yawning As A VO Technique In my last blog I covered the benefits of yawning before entering the Voice Over booth during a gig or an audition. But did you know about another way it can help you? Here's an example: You go in to read for the part of a person who's really sleepy.   Read More...

  • Hydration For Your Voice Over Health

    We’ve all heard people talk about how you’re supposed to drink 8 glasses of water a day to keep well hydrated. But on certain hot summer days, that may not be enough. If you’ve ever experienced being dehydrated during a Voice Over gig or audition, not only will it affect your concentration, causing you to make more mistakes, but it’ll also affect your sound, causing more ‘pops’ on the mike.   Read More...

  • No Room For Your Voice Type? Think again.

    When it comes to making a dent in the Voice Over industry and carving out your niche, persistence is key. You’ve gotten the best training, you’ve got a killer Voice Over Demo, a clear brand for your voice, you’re going to auditions, and you’re going to all these networking events, ever enriching your support system and your book of contacts. You’re doing all the right things except for one thing: maintaining the relationships that you make.   Read More...

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