10 Types of Voice Over Styles
Voice over artists can work in many different industries. This is what makes the work of
voice over artists so exciting. In each industry, voice over artists must have a voice over
style. The following are 10 types of voice over styles to be aware of when seeking work in
this industry or looking for an artist for your project.
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Voice Over Style 1
CommercialAccording to Edge Studio Voice Over Industry Centre, it is said that about 8% of voice over ‘artists’
work in television commercials. Although it is a small part of the industry, it can still be the most
Breaking into this market means opening the possibility of getting more commercials, and soon your
voice is well known among producers.
Voice Over Style 2
NarrationMost voice over artists work in narration form; it makes up the majority of their income. Infact, 92
percent of voice over artist’s work comes from narration. Usually, this work comprises of making
Voice Over Style 3
AnnouncementVoice over artists basically work as announcers. They can work for airports, stadiums, train stations,
malls, and other large public places.
Voice Over Style 4
BiographySimilar to the narration field, voice over artists work in things such as biographies by telling the life
stories of celebrities and politicians. They can work in biography films by telling the stories of the
people in them.
Voice Over Style 5
Character and animation work is fun for many voice over artists. They must speak similar to a child
to make toys talk or cartoons come alive in the childs imagination. Character/Animation voice over
artists often work as narrators for children’s books, videos and video games ontop of that.
Voice Over Style 6
Voice over artists work within the corporate world. They are the voices in things such as training
videos, promotional material and human resources videos. They also work for trade shows as
Voice Over Style 7
Business owners are now seeking voice over artists to explain what they are selling and how to use
their website. Voice over artists create videos for things such as website tours, banner ads, and
Voice Over Style 8
A voice over artist with a motivating voice can be perfect for an exercise or inspiration video. This
voice is calm, soothing, and powerful in a peaceful way to the audience.
Voice Over Style 9
Like voice over artists who work within the corporate world, those working in the education industry
are in training and educational videos. They can work for things like schools, universities, and other
Voice Over Style 10
Some films are not biographies, but they still want a voice over to explain what is going on in the
scenes. Voice over artists can have a large or small part in these films.
This is just 10 of the most types of voice over styles available. As you probably noticed, some of
them overlap. As you’re looking to choose a style of your own, consider these options. If you’re
seeking a voice over artist for your project, now you know which style to request.
Contact me today by phone or email for more information about my experience in these types of
voice over styles. I would love to work with you on your voice over project.