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Wednesday, August 8, 2018
New! Voice-Over Branding: Putting Money Where Your Mouth Is! with Jean-Marc Berne, The V/O Coach and Marketing Expert
Whether you're a seasoned veteran looking to book more work or just a beginner in the Voice Over industry, this class is for you.
In this class, you'll learn:
• What branding is and why it's critical for marketing your VO services
• How to create a Voice Over brand
• A series of exercises to help identify your brand
• How having a clear brand will increase the effectiveness of your VO Demo exponentially
• How having a clear brand translates into better relationships with Casting Directors, Agents, Managers and Producers
• How to create a branding statement
• How to create brand consistency among all your communications
By the end of the class, you will walk out with a clear direction for branding your voice!
Jean-Marc is president of Berne Media Enterprises - a bilingual English-Spanish creative media consulting and production company - and a busy bilingual voice talent and voice over coach.
He is also a Spanish-English audiobook narrator, and the creative consultant for print and radio ads for HUD, the National Fair Housing Alliance, the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools, and the National Crime Prevention Council. His list of commercial work includes Bud Light, McDonald's, Western Union, Timberland, Pollo Loco, McKinsey, Pfizer, VNSNY, Xfinity, NFHA, HUD, National Alliance of Public Charter Schools, Metro Cable and Eclipse Gum to name a few. He's narrated the Spanish audio book "Negocios," from Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Díaz, the AP Spanish Princeton Review 2009 and "Yaks March In Washington," the first of a series of English-Spanish educational audio books. He also voiced the role of the World Grand Prix commentator for Disney Pixar's ‘Cars 2' online video game in Spanish. He's also back for a third season as the Voice Over Coach for the US version of the Disney animated series ‘The Octonauts.' He's also one of the new songwriters for Nickelodeon's animated series "Dora and Friends: Into The City."
In the summer of 2010 – Jean-Marc created an acclaimed series of in-person workshops, ‘Power Marketing for the Voice Over Actor,' ‘Intro to Voice Over Technique', ‘Spanish Voice Over Technique' and ‘Kids Voice Over Technique.' At present, he teaches these workshops on a regular basis at Actors Connection in NYC. He also freelances as a Voice Over coach who specializes in the production of Commercial, Audiobook and Character Voice Over Demos.
Actors who've taken this POWERFUL seminar had this to say:
"Great class. Very informative. Great leads for agents, networking, etc… Would definitely recommend the class if you want to have a voice over career."
"Amazing!!! Such a wealth of information was shared in an enthusiastic manner. I leave feeling more encouraged and hopeful than I ever dreamed possible."
~Alan N. Pressman
"Favorite thing about Jean-Marc's class – Most of what he taught is merely a refocusing of my existing skills and resources as an actor. I always believed voiceover would be learning a lot more thank I already know, when in fact it's a lot easier than I thought… for once."
"Jean-Marc Berne is an excellent and very entertaining instructor AND VERY INSPIRING! The class made me realize that having a voiceover business is definitely within my reach and I'm raring to go!"
"This was an excellent seminar packed with specific resources for the voice over artist. It's suitable for beginners and voiceover actors who have experience but want to grow their business. I was impressed by Jean-Marc's energy and infectious enthusiasm for the biz. I am leaving armed with great information, two pages of my own goals, and a plan for action for how to get started in the VO business. Thanks so much!!"
"Wonderful workshop that exceeded my expectations! Jam-packed with up-to-the-minute information to jump start my voiceover career. Jean-Marc is exceedingly generous with his knowledge and know-how. Many thanks!"
"I am completely new to voiceovers but after all of the info and resources I've learned and received today, I feel really motivated and excited to start my voiceover career AND I can't wait to get an in-home studio."
"This was a very informative seminar for me. I'm now jam packed with ideas because of the exercises and loved the 12-step plan. It will certainly make moving forward in my VO career easier."
"Jean-Marc is very entertaining and the class was a nice mix of info and sharing between participants. The resources he offers are GREAT! I feel like I am leaving with an action plan and will know where to turn if/when I hit obstacles along the way."
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 6:30 pm
The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.