Jean-Marc Berne, President/Talent
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Everything listed under: Voice Over

  • Are You Painting Yourself Into The Picture?

    Hi Guys,Please check out my latest interview on Reba Linker's show "Paint Yourself Into The Picture," where I share my journey into the heart-voice connection and how it enabled me to break out of the box and find my authentic self and empower others to share their message powerfully.  Enjoy!May "The Voice" Be With You,Jean-Marc   Read More...

  • What's Your Frustration?

    Hi Guys!  Here's a little video about the importance of communicating your frustration when sharing your story. Enjoy!May "The Voice" Be With You,Jean-Marc   Read More...

  • What's Your Intention?

    So you're an expert in your field. You shower your audience with knowledge; what you know is great information that will help them tremendously. But instead of being greeted with applause, you hear crickets in the room.   Read More...

  • Are Allergies Hurting Your Voice?

    Here's a neat trick to combat allergies: Strip it! That's right, it's a little trick I've learned over the years as an audiobook reader, which has helped me maintain the quality of my read during the height of allergy season. And one I will share in today's blog.   Read More...

  • 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...

  • Are You Speaking From The Heart?

    You may think that your message is heartfelt, but is it coming across that way?  How can you be sure? I've listened to all sorts of speakers.   Read More...

  • What Does Your Voice Say About You?

    We don't necessarily think about this when we speak to people, but very often the first impression people get of you is when they hear your voice over the phone.  What are you communicating with the tone of your voice? Are you commanding strength and confidence?   Read More...

  • Paint Images With Your Voice

    But how? That's a good question. As Voice Over Artists, we face the challenge of creating whole worlds with the use of our voices.   Read More...

  • How To Solve Your Problem Words

    Do you ever have one of those days where certain words trip you up during an audition? As Voice Over artists, this can happen every once in a while, and if you’re not careful, this can cause you to have a bad audition. But don’t worry.   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...

  • Is It Rude To Yawn?

    Sometimes. But not all the time. As a Voice Over actor you want to make sure to appear professional all the time.   Read More...

  • Are You Stinking Up The Room?

    Seriously. Are you? As a Voice Over actor and CEO of your own company, this is of utmost importance.   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...

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