Voicing Animated Movies – How It’s Done

If you are a voice actor, you may want to consider doing voice acting for an animated movie. You could earn a lot of money for a very short amount of work.

Voice acting is different than acting in a movie because it is done in front of a microphone instead of on a set or a stage, but it still requires a lot of acting skills. Start by reading the script through before recording your lines. You should also practice reading the script to ensure that you sound natural.  Finally, you will record your lines.

Becoming an animated character in a movie is a special art form. You must bring your character to life by putting your signature touch on her/him through a unique voice and lots of emotion.

This post takes a look at how you can get started voicing animated movies.

Tips For Auditioning For Voice Work

Getting a voice acting job isn’t always easy. You may have to audition for dozens of auditions before landing the role you want. And if you’re not getting any calls, it can be discouraging. Fortunately, there are ways to improve your chances of getting cast in voice-acting roles.

The first thing you can do is to become a better vocalist. To do this, you should take voice training classes and practice your craft regularly.

Also, you should record yourself speaking so that you can listen back to it and make sure you’ve captured your best performance.

Another thing you can do to increase your odds of landing a voice acting role is to build a portfolio. A portfolio is a collection of samples of your voice work. You can upload these samples to websites such as Voices.com, where companies looking for voice talent can browse through your work and hire you.

Another way to improve your chances of landing a voice acting job is to be patient. You may not get any callbacks for weeks or even months. But if you’re willing to stick with it, you might eventually land a role. And once you do, you’ll be glad you put in the effort.

Check out this MasterClass article for more great tips.

How To Prepare For A Callback

You’ve been working on your voice for a while now. You’ve practiced, you’ve perfected your technique, and you’ve gotten some good feedback from friends and family. Now you’re ready to take your skills to the next level. Whether you’re auditioning for a commercial or a movie role, there are some tips that can help you prepare for the callbacks.

One of the most important things to remember is to always practice your performance on a regular basis. If you don’t have the time to spend hours in the studio, you can also record yourself and listen back to your voice acting to see where you can improve. It’s also a good idea to work with a professional coach who can give you pointers on how to improve your delivery and vocal performance.

In addition to practicing regularly, here are some other things you can do to help prepare for a callback:

  1. Research the Casting Director. The casting director is usually the person who has the final say on whether you get the job. The director is looking for the best fit for the project. He or she will have the final say on whether you get the job, and he or she will also have a large influence on your salary and working conditions. As a result, it’s very important to know what kind of projects the casting director is working on. A casting director who works on high-profile projects is going to be more selective than one who works on smaller projects. You should also find out what their feedback has been in the past.
  2. Find Out What Projects They’ve Worked On. The casting director may be able to tell you what type of projects he or she works on. For example, they may say that they work on independent films or television shows, or that they don’t usually work on commercial projects. If they say they usually work on commercials, then you know that you’ll have more opportunities to work on commercials. You’ll also have a better chance of getting the job if they mention specific projects they’ve worked on in the past. If you can find out which projects they worked on, then you’ll be able to narrow down your choices and find out which one is best for you.
  3. Ask About The Director’s Previous Auditions. If you ask about the casting director’s previous auditions, then you can learn a lot about what kind of projects he or she prefers. For example, if they worked on a high-profile project like a movie or a television show, then it’s a good sign that they’re looking for actors who are well-known. If they worked on a smaller project, then they might be looking for someone who is unknown.

Where to Look For Animation Voice Work

If you’re looking for voice acting jobs, I have some great news: It’s easier than ever before to get into the industry. You don’t need to record in the studio or at a voice-over agency anymore. With the help of the internet, you can simply record your audio at home and then send it to voice casting sites.

One of the most popular sites to register with for animation voice work is Voices.com. But there are some other great sites to consider starting with, such as:

You can also team up with new animators (like YouTube Animators) to get experience as an animation voice actor. Offer your services (possibly for free) and get started working in animation.

Tips to Train Your Voice For Animation Work [Video]

  • You can train your voice for animation.
  • Work in the mirror to develop your characters.  Creating the facial expressions and movements of the character helps the voice of the character come to life.
  • Start with a high energy level because it’s easier to reduce your energy if it’s too high than it is to raise your energy if you start too low.
  • To create a character, you need imagination, to be open, and to just have fun.
  • To practice creating voices you can look at pictures of the character and imagine what their voice would sound like.
  • 90% of the part is acting; 10% is your voice — focus on the acting part of voice acting.


In conclusion, it takes only a little time to learn how to animate your voice. You can practice on the web or on a recording app such as Audacity. It’s actually pretty easy to do and will add a new dimension to your voiceovers.

When you’re ready to get hired, then you need to stand out. And the best way to do that is by showing your potential clients who you are and what you can do for them. Whether you have a reel or not, you should be putting together an online presence that will make casting directors or animators want to hire you.