Voice over is an exciting career. By lending your voice, you can make words on a paper come alive. With a credible voice and skillful narration, you can weave magic.
From a child aged five to an older person, anyone can become a voice-over artist (VO). Currently, the scope for job opportunities in the voice-over industry as a VO artist is immense.
Traditionally, TV commercials, radio, movies, and documentaries are the career paths for a VO artist. But, the digital media has brought immense opportunities in the form of Youtube videos, social media videos, e-learning videos, audiobooks, podcasts, and more for voice artists.
Businesses and marketers now consider voice over an essential component in the marketing process. Thus, the demand for talented voice artists is high in the country. Yet, not many VO artists can find jobs. Why? The answer lies in the way the Indian voice-over industry operates.
The voice-over industry in India is fragmented. Since a few years, voice over agencies has dominated the industry. Located in metropolitan cities of the country, the agencies managed, promoted, and marketed voice over artists.
But, these agencies are not inclusive. Each agency operated in a specific niche or niches and some languages. They offered only a bouquet of services, leaving many VO artists running in search of the right agency to promote them.
In the industry, voice talents from small cities and towns are often sidelined.Newbies find it challenging to break the entry barriers in the industry. More than talent, luck used to play a significant role in getting a voice assignment. All these are now a thing of the past.
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