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Dan Lenard

Webinar hosted by: Dan Lenard

Voice Actor and Voice Over Recording Consultant

Dan Lenard has more than 30 years behind the mic and in commercial studios. Dan specializes in Commercial, E-learning and Documentary narration.He also has become a recognized industry expert and consultant in home voice over studio set–up and problem solving, specifically for voice over artists new to the industry, or experienced, but with little or no self-recording experience. He is Co-Host of the popular weekly live webcast of Voice Over Body Shop with George Whitham, which talks about home voice over studios, presents guests from the voice over industry and other industry news He is also a Founding Board Member and Vice President of Technical Standards for the World-Voices Organization, an industry association representing entrepreneurial voice actors around the world! His philosophy. Keep it simple! You can read more about Dan on his website here. Full Bio »

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Learn directly from Dan Lenard, a 30+ year veteran of professional voice work, recognized industry expert, known as “The Home Studio Master”, who specializes in home voice over studio recording and Vice President of Technical Standards for the World-Voices Organization!

It is becoming the industry standard for voice actors to record their voice tracks, on their own, in their own home or “personal” recording studio to be able to find work. More and more, Agents and Producers are insisting on voice actors recording their own material to audition, and there is a massive amount of non-commercial work available if you can produce it yourself.

There are various recording software options available to you, but figuring out which is best for your style of voice work can be frustrating and time consuming. On top of that, many of the software platforms have their own editing tips and tricks that can be a struggle to figure out on your own. We’ve brought you the home voice over expert to take out the guesswork of home recording so you can learn how to record, edit and deliver your dry voice tracks professionally and start booking more work!

In this exclusive Stage 32 Next Level Webinar, 30-year voice over expert Dan Lenard will personally guide you through how to use simple recording software platforms like Audacity, Twisted Wave and Adobe Audition. Drawing from his 30 years in the voice over business and his expertise in home studio setup, Dan will show you all the necessary steps to creating professional recordings, including setting proper microphone levels, recording your audio, making sure its recorded properly, editing and using any processing or filters. You will leave this webinar confident to start recording on your own immediately!

What You'll Learn

  • Types of recording software
    • Similarities
    • Differences
    • What is right for your project?
  • How to set up your software with your computer.
    • Mac vs. PC?
  • Setting proper microphone levels.
  • Understanding what you are looking at as you record.
  • Troubleshooting.
    • Common problems and how to fix them.
  • Editing.
    • Theory, continuity.
    • How to record like an editor.
  • What to listen for.
  • Processing demystified.
  • Understanding Audio formats.
  • Final files.
  • Recorded, in-depth Q&A with Dan who has over 30 years of experience!

About Your Instructor

Dan Lenard has more than 30 years behind the mic and in commercial studios.

Dan specializes in Commercial, E-learning and Documentary narration.He also has become a recognized industry expert and consultant in home voice over studio set–up and problem solving, specifically for voice over artists new to the industry, or experienced, but with little or no self-recording experience.

He is Co-Host of the popular weekly live webcast of Voice Over Body Shop with George Whitham, which talks about home voice over studios, presents guests from the voice over industry and other industry news

He is also a Founding Board Member and Vice President of Technical Standards for the World-Voices Organization, an industry association representing entrepreneurial voice actors around the world!

His philosophy. Keep it simple! You can read more about Dan on his website here.

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Testimonials

Excellent and comprehensive information.” – Victoria C.

Great stuff! Really appreciated seeing your setup and appreciated your candor when answering questions.” – Rob N.

Very well done, informative, knowledgeable host, and the entire program was facilitated well.” – Keaton T.

I was TOTALLY lost with all of the technical stuff at building and operating a home studio until I “met” Dan in a skype class. He taught me in a very patient and “easy-to-understand” manner how to use my software, and how to sound-proof my closet. Then I was off and “talking”. I now audition and record jobs from my home studio every day. Thanks Dan!” – Tess M.

His patient, non-technical, non-intimidating approach let’s me recommend him with total confidence!” – Harlan H.

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