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Tips for dubbing at home

10 tips for Voice Actors When Dubbing From Home:

  1. Choose the quietest room in your home. Don’t forget to check outdoor and indoor noises.
  2. Close all the doors and windows.
  3. Move computer fan/external drives and other noise-making electronic as far as possible from the microphone.
  4. Turn off all the noisy equipment in the house. For example A/C units, washing machines, and dishwashers.
  5. Do not stay too close to the walls, avoid corners and reflective surface.
  6. Start with a 15-20cm distance between the microphone and the mouth.
  7. If standing — avoid squeaky floorboards.
  8. If seated — avoid moving your chair and cover desk with a blanket.
  9. Do not stay too close to the walls, avoid corners and reflective surface.
  10. Sit or stand 1.5m in front of a filled bookcase — it provides nice sound dispersion.

And also 11 Tips for Better Voice-over Recording

  1. Put the right mic in the right place.
  2. Use a pop filter.
  3. Use a music stand.
  4. Make sure the recording space is not too live.
  5. Make sure you have a copy of the script and keep copious notes.
  6. Watch your posture.
  7. Have a drink close at hand.
  8. Remember that speaking is not the same as talking.
  9. Warm up your voice.
  10. Pre-read the script.
  11. Don’t be afraid to mark up the script.
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