Quick 11-second read for a Political Ad

Job #120345

Job Posting Details

Job # 120345 Quick 11-second read for a Political Ad

Posted Date
Oct 3, 2014 @ 12:04
Respond By
Oct 3, 2014
Word Count
25
Budget
$500 - $750
Language
English (North American)
Gender
Both
Age Range
Middle Aged
Category
Internet

Job Description

This is a quick turnaround 30-sec ad with an easy script. The background track for this is a soft, thoughtful piano instrumental... raising the question subtly. Script copied below.

This is a political ad, but it's important not to overdo the negativity - nobody likes that. It's a somewhat objective reporting of basic facts... the reality of the situation, followed by a simple conclusion (phrased in the form of a question: why should we?)

In terms of pacing, the script for this needs to fit within an 11.5-second window - and given the pacing of the music, it's not a bad idea to have a slightly slower read, giving the viewer time to absorb the information and think about it. In particular, the list of issues shouldn't feel too rushed - it should have a cadence to it and a natural flow.

The closing question sums it up with a sense of finish and finale to it.

The spot is being edited today and tomorrow, so due to the tight production deadline, we love it when applicants post a custom demo so we can hear what the script would sound like!

Also - we're always on the lookout for new "go-to" VO talent, so we've put the budget a bit higher on this one in order to cast a wide net for talent, but if you'd like to come in under budget since it's a fairly short script - feel free!

This ad is currently intended only for the web, but the client would like to retain the right to use this VO on radio and/or TV as well, if they decide to do that.




Note from Voices.com: This job posting has been reviewed and approved by Voices.com staff. Voices.com recommends that you record a portion of the client’s script to audition for this project. Please title the audition file with your name to assist the client in selecting an appropriate candidate.








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