Voiceover Man: The Extraordinary Story Of A Professional Voice Actor (Hardcover)
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It is estimated that there are over a million professional voice actors in the world. It is by nature a largely hidden profession but nonetheless, one that annually generates over $4.5 billion globally.
Peter Dickson has been a professional voice actor for 45 years. He is the gold standard of British voice actors, a real legend in the industry. He has worked internationally in all sectors of the entertainment industry and alongside countless big name stars. He has been: the voice of over 200 television series - many of them multi award winning and the brand voice of over 60 television channels. He has acted on over 30 of the world's top selling AAA game titles and has voiced over 30,000 television, cinema and radio commercials. He founded and co-owns GravyfortheBrain.com - the world's biggest online voiceover training school and mentoring resource for established and aspiring voice talent and founded and co-owns ReAttendance.com - the global virtual events platform.
'Voiceover Man' is a glorious romp through the world of voiceover from one of the best and will appeal to anyone who is interested in learning more about the world of voice acting. It's an amazing insight into so many interconnected but different worlds. Peter takes you behind the scenes of iconic shows and studios to meet equally iconic characters. This is a cleverly written, wry observation that gently lifts the lid on the world of voiceover and reveals what it's really like to work in all genres of the business; from animation and video games to commercials and live events to the world's biggest entertainment shows and audio books. Peter Dickson has done it all. There are plenty of laughs along the way, as he recounts hilarious anecdotal stories about his encounters with some of the planet's biggest stars and his time spent on some of the world's most famous entertainment behemoths. This is your private invitation to sit back and share a virtual pint with one of the world's great storytellers.
If you liked; 'The Larry Sanders Show', 'W1A', 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' and 'Toast Of London' - you'll love this