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Voice Over Sample Scripts

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If you’re looking for voice over practice scripts or, if you want to produce a commercial but need some help with the writing and artistic direction, these sample voice over scripts, organized by industry, will help you to succeed.

Each script contains artistic direction and demographic information, and features a fictional company. You can use them as inspiration, and as a guide to help build your understanding of how audio scripts are formatted.

For Clients Looking for Voice Over Scripts

These scripts include specifications like voice age, gender, job description, role, accent, etc., much like voice over job postings on Voices.com. So (if you’re looking for a voice actor), the next time you post a job on Voices.com, you’ll know what job posting format will bring about the best auditions. This formatting helps voice actors to better understand the vision you had for your project, and bring it to life in their read.

For Voice Actors Looking for Voice Over Practice Scripts

Feel free to use these sample voice over scripts! Keep in mind when auditioning for jobs, it is recommended to only provide a small portion of the read in your demo. For example, 7 to 15-second read of a 30-second voice over script will suffice for your audition demo.

Here are some of the free voice over scripts available for you to use segmented by category:

Car Commercial Scripts

Promote what’s new in stock, highlight what needs to move off your lot, and motivate customers to buy a new vehicle today, with these automotive commercial scripts.

Entertainment Commercial Scripts

These entertainment industry sample scripts help promote new and exciting media, like television shows and sports programs. Plus, these scripts also come complete with ideas for casting, music selections and interpretation.

Events and Special Occasion Commercial Scripts

Craft commercials for your upcoming event, with these event and special occasion sample scripts.

Financial and Banking Commercial Scripts

If you work in the banking industry, you may everything from commercial scripts to training scripts. Check out the following sample scripts for help and inspiration in every stage of your journey:

Healthcare Scripts

Healthcare is an important field that touches so many people. These sample scripts for healthcare institutions contain guidelines and considerations when writing for this subject.

Real Estate Commercial Scripts

If you’re a realtor, a builder or someone trying to sell their own home, you’ll find these real estate sample scripts to be a useful resource when producing a commercial for buying or selling property.

Retail Commercial Scripts

Whether you’re looking to introduce people to your shop or get them in the door for a special promotion, these retail commercial scripts will give you the foundation you need.

Travel Commercial Scripts

People travelling through a field of grass and brush

Producing a commercial that invites your target audience to travel the world and see the sights can be an exciting adventure. These scripts for the travel industry are great for businesses and tour groups.

Video Game Scripts

Voicing a video game script can be fun and entertaining, however if you are new to the video game industry these scripts can help prepare you for the role. Check out these range of video game scripts:

Movie Trailer Scripts

Whether you are looking to play the part of a female lead or a male lead in the next upcoming movie, or are looking for ways to make your movie trailer scripts enticing, the voice over sample scripts will help you on your way to movie stardom.

Talking Toy Scripts

Creating the next great talking toy? Or looking to be the voice of the next popular toy? Get your practice in with these voice over practice scripts for talking toys.  

Scripts for Non Profit Ads

Creating a non profit ad requires thought and deliberate choice, all while sticking to a sometimes strict budget. Whether you are the creator of the ads or the voice behind the ads, here are a few sample voice over practice scripts to help you get the ball rolling.

Scripts for Seasonal Ads

Getting ready for the next big holiday? Seasonal advertising means capturing your audience’s attention from the get-go. If you want to create the best seasonal ad, or be the voice of a seasonal ad, check out this seasonal voice over sample script to get started.

Narration Scripts

Whether you are looking to get into the audiobook field as a narrator or publisher, there are several genres you can enter. Try your hand at these narration scripts:

Technical Scripts

Have you created a technical script and are unsure on how to communicate complicated words to your voice actor? Or are you a voice actor who is faced with a script riddled with technical jargon? Here are technical voice over practice scripts to help you on your way.

Insurance Scripts

Whether you need to create a script for your insurance explainer video or an advertisement for an insurance company, get inspired by these sample scripts tailored for the insurance industry. Or practice your best insurance voice for an audition or demo!

Smart Speaker Scripts

Voice-enabled technology is growing day-by-day and every industry is expected to provide voice-activated Skills, Actions or apps for smart speakers. Check out these smart speaker example scripts:

Vocal Warm Ups

It’s important to warm up your voice before you step into your booth or even begin your practice. There are a few tips and tricks you can follow to ensure that you warm up your voice correctly and avoid putting your vocal cords at risk of strain. Check out some of the best vocal warm ups you can do to maintain a healthy voice.

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  • Linda Lee
    August 25, 2018, 2:49 pm

    Had a heck of a time finding the sample scripts area – any tips on what I should have searched for or how to get here again because I don[‘t remember the succession of clicks I did to get here? I want to do a demo for the category Documentaries. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

    • Tanya
      August 27, 2018, 8:13 am

      Hi Linda,
      First off – we’re sorry that this took a while to find!
      To make it easier to get to next time, you can find all of our sample scripts by going to the ‘resources’ section of our blog. On the top navigation, you’ll see headings titled ‘blog,’ ‘for voice actors’ ‘for clients’ ‘announcements’ and ‘resources.’ If you hover over resources, a menu drops down that indicates sample scripts.

      Alternatively, you can also go to the search field and search for ‘scripts’ and the results will bring you to a number of voice over sample script articles.

      I hope this helps!

      Thank you for reading and all the best,
      – Tanya

  • Jonas E
    October 22, 2018, 10:32 am

    Very useful resources you’ve got here. I had a small voice-over-script project I needed ideas for, and your sample resources were helpful. Thanks.

  • Laeva barbosa
    November 3, 2018, 5:42 pm

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  • Gabriella Davalos
    January 23, 2019, 6:16 pm

    Are the sample scripts public domain? I wouldn’t mind using a few for a demo?

    • Tanya
      January 24, 2019, 1:05 pm

      Hi Gabriella,
      Yes they are! We’d LOVE it if you would use them for your demo! That’s exactly what we were hoping they’d be used for.
      Thank you for asking – and happy recording!
      – Tanya

  • Zinobia
    April 6, 2019, 3:08 am

    Do you have any practice scripts in French for any of the categories listed above? If so, could you please share them with me, or tell me where I could find them.
    Thank you for your help.

    • Tanya
      April 10, 2019, 7:49 am

      Hi Zinobia,
      Excellent question! Currently, we don’t have practice scripts available in French – however, the fact that French is one of our most popularly sought-after languages in voice over (plus – your comment asking for French scripts) has made me take note that this is something to explore creating in the near future. Thank you for the inspiration! I’m sorry we don’t have more to offer you at this time, but please stay tuned 🙂
      – Tanya

  • Eli Behlok
    June 8, 2019, 11:18 am

    Some feedback on scripts in general. I find that many of your scripts are using words and sentences that are unnecessarily long. This makes it difficult to enunciate well without sounding like you’re reading from a script. It’s much better to simplify the words used and break up sentences into smaller pieces. These should sound more conversational and then they will be easier for the listener to comprehend. Don’t make the listener work hard to hear the message.

  • Tris
    June 11, 2019, 4:53 pm

    Hi. Are there any dialogue scripts or other scripts other than the talking toy ones?

  • nawel
    September 14, 2019, 7:03 pm

    hi Tanya

    what recording application do you work with and how to create demo with which scripts thank you for answering me

    • Tanya
      September 17, 2019, 2:39 pm

      Hi Nawel,
      Thanks for reading!
      We’ve written about some popular recording software programs here: https://www.voices.com/blog/voice-recording-software/ In general, we’ve noticed that different people will have a different preference, so feel free to find what works for you.
      You’re free to create a demo with any of the voice over sample scripts we’ve published. There are many links in the article that you’re commenting on here. Whichever one you like – you can use 🙂
      All the best & happy recording,
      – Tanya

  • Marc
    September 29, 2019, 5:49 am

    Those are very good resources, thanks for sharing.

  • John Ruth
    October 7, 2019, 9:37 am

    Thanks for share this post for us. Its very very helpful for all of us.

  • Nigel
    November 4, 2019, 5:07 am

    Great article!

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