(by: AM Staff)
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AFTRA is on of
the largest union for actors. It
stands for the American Federation
of Television and Radio Artists.
The act of
choosing selected words from a
script so as to give them special
attention or emphasis.
Cans are the
earphones an actor uses to hear his
or her own voice, background music
or special effects while recording.
audio Tape (DAT)
A DAT is an
audiotape of high-quality.
to a screen-actorís headshot. It is
an audio resume containing samples
of the voice actorís work.
(short for Improvisation)
Improv is when
the voice actor performs copy that
is not on his or her script.
(short for Isolation)
room inside the recording studio
designed to isolate the artistís
sound from other noises.
filled with text or images) that
covers the front of a CD case
A CDís case
recording special effects, music and
other sound with the actorís voice
Area of a
microphone where the actor can speak
into with his or her words not being
picked up as well
Quality of the
voice as represented by vocal tone
and sound effects
The act of
stating oneís name and/or agency of
representation, as well as take
number at the beginning of a take.
The number give to the recording,
like Take 1