This book was written entirely by Open AI's Chat GPT at the prompting and editing of professional voice coach and audio engineer, Dan Friedman. Dan is an accomplished audio engineer, voice coach, producer, and author. He is also a successful voiceover talent who has been heard on hundreds of local and regional television and radio campaigns, as well as many corporate narrations. In 2010, he published "SOUND ADVICE-Voiceover From An Audio Engineer's Perspective." A first of its kind in the industry, the book covers audio engineering and studio session etiquette as it relates directly to voiceover talent. The book was named a "Must Read" for voice actors in the April 2022 edition of BACKSTAGE MAGAZINE. In 2023, Dan released "ZEN and the Art of Voiceover," covering performance and personal stories about his life and career journey. He continues to write a popular blog at his website www.SOUND4VO.com.
Dan was chosen to be among the Top 10 Most Influential Voice-Over Writers in 2011 in a Voice123 online survey. His ability to simplify often complex recording and audio concepts is unmatched in the voiceover industry. Dan is highly regarded for his comprehensive approach to voiceover training. He provides personalized coaching to each student, focusing on their individual strengths and weaknesses. He covers everything from script interpretation to audio engineering, ensuring that his students have a well-rounded education. Dan is a certified master coach in the "Roger Love Perfect Voice" method as well as vocal health, recovery, and stamina.
In addition, Dan's extensive experience as a coach, producer and audio engineer gives him a unique perspective on the industry. He has worked with some of the biggest names in voiceover, providing him with insights and knowledge that he shares with his students. Dan is known for his honest yet supportive and encouraging teaching style. He understands that voiceover can be a challenging and competitive field, and he works closely with his students to help them achieve their goals. His dedication to the voiceover industry is evident in his involvement as a frequent speaker and presenter at industry events, sharing his expertise and insights with others.