Editing a voiceover


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Editing a voiceover

When editing speech for a voiceover, a monologue, lead vocals, et cetera, it's customary to edit the words, so that there is no stuttering, stammering, hesitation, or mistakes in the reading or performing of the material. Many times it's also beneficial in voiceovers to eliminate unnecessary pauses or open spaces between words and sentences. This will increase the pace of the performance, and is often done when there is a lot of breathing pauses, or when you want to intensify the impact of the delivery, like a fast-talking Radio DJ.

Overall the idea is to create a perfect performance. When you're editing speech or vocals, it's always a good idea to have the script, text, or lyrics as a printed guide for making notes about where to place your edits. In this case, I've included them in the comments column of the track, right down here. You'll also see that I've added some Markers in here. These are indicating what I've identified as a couple of the good perfo...

Editing a voiceover
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Editing a voiceover provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by David Franz as part of the Pro Tools 9 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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Pro Tools
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