Voice Over Training Scotland

 

 

We provide top quality training for those looking to get into the voice over industry. 

 

 

 

 

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                                                      Upcoming Courses
 

 

VOTS 1 - In A World...Beginners
27th-28th July 2019

This is a stand-alone course for voiceover artists - both professional and amateur. The course is led by one of Scotland’s most successful voice artists, Donald Pirie, as well as one of the country’s top sound engineers, Borja Alcalde. Both are passionate and dedicated practitioners that want to support a new generation of talent in the highly competitive field of voiceover work. To ensure that you as a student get a personal and focussed instruction throughout the course, student numbers are limited to 6 per group.

VOTS 1 - In A World...Beginners  
24th-25th August 2019

This is a stand-alone course for voiceover artists - both professional and amateur. The course is led by one of Scotland’s most successful voice artists, Donald Pirie, as well as one of the country’s top sound engineers, Borja Alcalde. Both are passionate and dedicated practitioners that want to support a new generation of talent in the highly competitive field of voiceover work. To ensure that you as a student get a personal and focussed instruction throughout the course, student numbers are limited to 6 per group.

VOTS 2 - In a world...Advanced
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VOTS 2 is the perfect follow up course for those who have completed Part 1. It takes a look at a lot of other aspects of voice over work. Our follow up course for participants who have completed Part 1. It is a more in-depth course looking at other aspects of the voice over world.We will be joined by award winning actor and voice coach Angela Darcy for a voice workshop and cover everything from Radio Drama to character work. This course is limited to 8 people and focuses on working closely with your fellow voice actors. 

 

Donald Pirie 

Donald Pirie has one of the most recognisable and most used voices in Scotland. For years he has been the main, male voice on STV and BBC Radio Scotland and is also the voice on Channel 4's popular gameshow 15 to 1. Recent corporate clients have included AXA, Microsoft, S1 Homes and Vodafone. 

Donald has the flexibility to voice anything from adverts and corporates to talking books and animations. He trained at one of the world's top drama schools, LAMDA and has performed in theatres across the country from the Old Vic to the Royal Lyceum. 

For corporates, adverts, E-Learning, narration, talking books, IVR, explainer videos, ADR, show openings, animations, podcasts, continuity and anything else that needs a Scottish Voice Over - Donald Pirie is the perfect choice. 

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Borja Alcalde 

With a solid background in engineering, filming and sound design, Borja started up Wav Lab nine years ago, initially running the business from his studio at home.

Within the first year, Wav Lab was recognised as a quality and innovative example of creative practice, winning the Deutsche Bank Award for 2011. Wav Lab offers a creative video production and multimedia localization services and have a reputation for originality, fast turn around, excellent customer service and competitive pricing. We have worked with some of the world’s leading brands including Yahoo, Microsoft, Paypal, Swisscom, NHS, and Cima, localizing their projects in over 20 different languages. Since then, using a mixture of forward thinking, quality production, personalised customer service and a big dollop of humour, Borja continues to lead the business on from strength to strength.  

Borja is also running a creative video production, www.borja.film, and a 3D modelling business flying drones, www.3dvirtualview.xyz. He enjoys time outdoors and that made him start his latest venture, becoming a qualified Yoga teacher after spending 6 weeks learning yoga in the Himalayas. Look out for his classes!

 
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Book Your Place 

Enquire to find out more on how to book your place for the next VOTS course.

 
 
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