There’s a certain sense of musicality that I think you have to have – and most of my peers would agree with me – to be in voice over. To be able to do that, to be able to perform certain lines, you have to have a certain musicality.~John DiMaggioSource: nerdreactor.com

Assignments and Posts

IT’S THE FINAL ASSIGNMENTS!!!!!

Post the ANIMATIC. Post the PDF of your COVER PAGE, SCRIPT, STORYBOARDS IN ONE FILE!!!!!   Final Guidelines: Approx. 5 minutes At LEAST two of the voices MUST NOT BE YOURS. These voices must SAY WORDS. FOCUS ON THE AUDIO!!!! MIX - Be sure to listen to it on several...

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WEEK 13 ASSIGNMENT

ALL OF THE STORYBOARDS. INK THEM. SCAN THEM OR USE THE ANIMATION STAND TO PHOTO THEM. NO MORE THAN 4 FRAMES PER 8.5x11" SHEET OF PAPER! COLLECT THEM INTO A PDF SO IT'S ONLY ONE FILE! POST THEM HERE!

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WEEK 12 ASSIGNMENT

USE YOUR SIX SENTENCES WRITE YOUR SCRIPT (remembering the challenges/ solutions we discussed in class) POST IT HERE DO NOT FAIL!

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WEEK 11 Assignment

POST YOUR COMPLETED SPOOKY ANIMATIC HERE (FROM YOUTUBE OR VIMEO) Post your FINAL PROJECT STORY PITCH USING THE SIX PIXAR SENTENCES! Forget them? Read this...

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WEEK 10 ASSIGNMENT

RECORD ALL DIALOG One voice must be NOT YOURS and must SAY WORDS not just barks or noises. GATHER ALL SOUND FX, AMBIANCE, MUSIC, ETC BRING THEM ALL TO CLASS FOR A WORKING SESSION Also start to think about your final project which will be a 5 minute animatic with at...

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Week 9 Assignment

STORYBOARD YOUR SCRIPT Ink it. Scan it. Try to get a good image on those bad boys. Use an animation stand if you want to use a camera. Post it here.   Watch this video again. The rest of it. It has good info. Watch it all. Do it now....

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WEEK 8 ASSIGNMENT

FINISH YOUR ANIMATIC if you haven't. If you have, post it here. Also if you haven't finished, also post it here. Even if you've already posted it on the other post, post it here. POST IT HERE. Write IN SCRIPT FORMAT a "Scary Interaction" At least 2 characters. One...

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Shhhh! Please read! Don’t lose points!

Hey all, In the interest of not calling out anyone in class, I shall place this request here: During class lecture/discussion, please remember to respect your fellow students (and even your teacher!) by saving your side conversations until break times. ALSO PLEASE DO...

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WEEK 7 ASSIGNMENT

WHY ARE WE ADDING VISUALS??? WHAT IS THIS CRAP? I THOUGHT THIS WAS A VOICEOVER/AUDIO CLASS!!!! ARGH!!! I hear you. It is. But as we discussed, there's this thing called 'gestalt' which means "an organized whole that is perceived as more than the sum of its parts."...

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Week 6 Assignment

Edit & mix the dialogue, sound fx, music and environment sounds together in Audacity using the 'bouncing tracks' method from the in-class lecture. Export it as a WAV, upload it to Soundcloud or whatever and post it in the comments section.   ALSO, AS ALWAYS, IF YOU...

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Week 5 Assignment

FINISH YOUR STORYBOARDS FROM LAST WEEK. RECORD YOUR DIALOGUE Remember that there are TWO VOICES here because you have TWO CHARACTERS. Animal noises do not count as dialogue. Both characters must speak. You do not have to edit/post the dialog but BRING IT WITH YOU...

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Week 4 Assignment

Storyboard "Answering the door". Requirements: 2 characters of your own creation. Each character should have speaking lines Each character should have their own voice Write dialogue and story notes on the storyboards SCAN / PHOTOGRAPH - Post them here TRACE YOUR LINES...

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Week THREE assignment

Hey! This is an incredibly rare WRITTEN assignment! We watched some of the documentary, "I Know That Voice" in class. We talked about the power of the artist to manipulate their audience by exploiting or challenging preconceived notions e.g. Is this 'innocent' looking...

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Week TWO Assignment

Draw a ONE PAGE MODEL SHEET of the character that you have created. Upload it somewhere and link it in the comments. How much and how detailed? Imagine that you have to hand this off to a voice over artist you will never see so you have to get across as much...

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Week One Assignment

You will record a new voice and introduction for a character of your creation (or) your own voice (your choice). Use the microphone technique and mojo we talked about in class. If you want to show emotion, SHOW IT. If you want to yell, YELL! Etc. For example, if you...

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