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New Trends in TV Narration with Thom Pinto
March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PST
Cable networks and streaming services aren’t just looking for dulcet-toned VOs for documentaries and reality series. Each network or platform creates programming to fit its brand, and in turn, looks for narrators who match that brand. Thom Pinto will break down the trends for narrators, as well as the critical skills needed to achieve great storytelling for TV. From script analysis to the audition process, discover the nine essential considerations in achieving your narrator’s character. Find out the common mistakes corporate narrators make when approaching a documentary or docu-series, and learn how reality series offer the most opportunities in today’s TV narration landscape.
Finally, Thom will lay out the dos and don’ts when it comes to recording a demo in this specific genre of voiceover, and answer all your TV Narration questions in a 30-min live Q&A!
Join Thom and learn how to be a top-quality “Broadcast Storyteller”!
When: Thursday, March 2nd, 2023
Duration: 1.5 Hours (5:00 pm – 6:30 pm PT / 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm ET)
Format: Zoom Video Conference: Recorded and Available For Review
Maximum Participants: 100
Investment: $39 (10% discount with GVAA Membership!)
Thom Pinto has been one of the more prolific documentary and docu-series narrators for the past quarter century. He’s currently heard on “Charles Manson” for the History Channel, “The Twilight Zone” for Paramount+, “Americans Underground”, “The Pacific in Color” and “Crazy Monsters” for Smithsonian, as well as the BBC’s “America’s Arctic” nature documentary. From 2007-2019, he was a promo voice fixture for CBS Evening News, 48 Hours and CBS Mornings. Currently he is the imaging voice of three Sirius XM channels, including Classic Vinyl. As a coach, Thom works with talent around the world, with his primary focus being the arena of TV narration, or as he likes to call it, “Primetime Narration”.
**DISCLAIMER** GVAA partners with Casting Directors, Coaches, and Agents strictly for the purpose of educating voice actors. Participation does not guarantee representation or work.