Hello! We have fabulous contributions from a number of wonderful audio creatives who spend hours of fun time directing Voice Actors. What does a director of audio work actually do? We find out with varying degrees of success, hints and tips with help from:
Ed Champion, creator and producer of The Gray Area.
Eli McIlveen writer, creator and Sean Howard producer and co-creator of Alba Salix, Royal Physician.
Hari Rai Khalsa, Producer and Director of Radiation World.
Pete Lutz – Writer, Producer, Director Actor, Publicist, Sound designer, maker of t-shirts for Narada Radio Company.
So what are the kind of things you can expect a Director of an Audio Drama Or Comedy to do? Provide snacks? A back massage now ‘n then? Promise no violence? Yes to all of these. Definitely more snacks. Mmmmm Chocolate Digestives..
There’s a lot to be said for those who take the time to communicate with these wonderful strange beasts known as actors, and give them a ballpark to aim for – especially if they’re remote/satellite. How does directing folks in a room differ from directing someone through an earpiece in a different continent, or four actors in different time zones using source connect? Why is saying ‘Do Irish’ not totally acceptable? Have a listen and feel free to communicate with us how YOU work. Or let us know if this podcast has been useful….
We’d LOVE to hear from you….
Fiona and Sarah
Resources & Other Links
Facebook – The Audio Drama Production Podcast
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