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The specific benefits of a product or service, placed throughout the script by the copywriter.
Any amount paid over the minimum wage set by SAG-AFTRA.
Automated Dialogue Replacement in a film. A process where actors replace dialogue in a film or video. A typical ADR session involves not only the reco...
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What every good voice actor has to have. It is the ability to lift the words off a page effortlessly, without omitting, adding or stumbling.
A rough version of a TV spot, usually with storyboard images set to music and voice-over, for client presentation of a concept.
Refers to the extra 10% paid to the actors agent on a job.
This dubbing is the process of dialogue replacement in a foreign film, as in dubbing a French voice into English.
A recorded portion of a radio program for demonstration purposes.
A person or group of people who represent talent and bring them into their facility to audition, or arrange for an actor to audition for casting direc...
A commercial or non-commercial message. Also referred to as a spot.
The role assigned to a voice-actor that usually has non-character copy. Abbreviated as ANN or ANNC on scripts.
A spontaneous spoken addition or alteration to a written script.
The continuous SFX behind voice-over suggesting the monologue or dialogue in a specific setting, like a hospital, restaurant, retail store, gas statio...
A drawn out or excessive S sound during speech. Some sibilance is joined with a whistle. This is a very annoying sound, which some engineers mitigat...
When the actor in the booth cannot hear what the engineer or producer is saying, or vice-versa.
The old way of processing and recording sound on tape.
The instrumental end of a jingle, usually reserved for location, phone numbers, legal disclaimers, or any other information the advertiser needs to ad...
A demonstration of an actor's voice talent. A 3-D calling card, representing the actor when they cannot be present physically. Also, a format used by ...