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Voice actors often hear "I want to hear you in the read". But maybe a better way to think about that is, "I want to hear your point of view in the script". That can be subtle, but very effective.
Unlock the Power of Your Unique Perspective in Storytelling
Discover the key to transforming your storytelling skills: your unique perspective. Let’s explore how you can unlock the power of your perspective and elevate your storytelling abilities.
Your perspective is an indispensable tool in storytelling. It can add a unique texture, color, and emotion to a script, morphing a straightforward read into a memorable journey for your listeners. Your point of view is more than just a narrative tool; it’s a catalyst for authenticity, sincerity, and an additional layer of passion, excitement, or joy in your delivery. It’s your secret weapon to transform your storytelling from bland to brilliant!
One of the most significant points highlighted in the episode is the concept of Point of View. It’s often said that casting directors want to hear your unique point of view in the script. But what does that mean? When you read a script, you often do so from the company's point of view. While it’s essential to understand the company's perspective and what makes their product or service stand out, incorporating your own point of view can bring added depth and dimension to the script.
By bringing your emotion and perspective into the story, you are inviting your listener on a journey with you. This approach goes beyond the traditional company spokesperson’s role. You become a storyteller, presenting an engaging narrative that the listener can relate to. It’s not about delivering a monotonous list of product features. It’s about weaving a story that demonstrates how the listener can benefit from the product or service.
Authenticity is paramount in this approach. Your excitement and passion should come from a genuine place. It’s not about overdramatizing the script, but about sharing your perspective and emotion in a way that adds depth to the narrative. Your words should not just convey the benefits of a product or service but also showcase your genuine belief in them.
By embracing this perspective-based storytelling approach, you can bring a fresh, engaging, and relatable angle to your reads. This added layer of personal perspective enhances the storytelling process, creating a beautiful journey for your audience.
Bring your perspective into your storytelling. It’s about more than just narrating a script—it’s about sharing a journey, from a sincere and authentic place. As you add layers of emotion and personal perspective to your reads, you’ll find yourself taking your listeners on an amazing journey.
So, if you're ready to take your storytelling from bland to brilliant, take your POV on this transformative journey and start reshaping your reads today!
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About Anne Ganguzza
Recipient of multiple Voice Arts Awards for Outstanding Narration Demo - Anne Ganguzza is California-based Voice Over Coach and award-winning Director & Producer specializing in target-marketed voiceover Demo Production. Anne's production team creates SOVAS-nominated demos across several genres, including Commercial, Corporate Narration, and eLearning, and her VO BOSS podcast is the winner of SOVAS Outstanding Podcast in 2022.