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Use The Voice

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Submitted by: Alan Levine

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Don LaFontaine was legendary for hos deep voiceover intros to movie trailers ("In a world..."). Make a recording that uses his style that describes something ordinary or everyday. See the TV tropes listing for ideas or expressions or model it after one of the thousands of examples he left out there -- see his video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QPMvj_xejg If you lack The Voice naturally, use your audi editor's shift pitch tools to deepen it.

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In a World… Without Highlighters

I’ve heard a great deal of Don LaFontaine’s work in older movie trailers, so I was curious as to how using that voice and style could make anything seem dramatic.  Looking around for inspiration, one of the first items I saw was a highlighter, which thus became my subject.  I …

Procrastination Preview

There is no more iconic of a voice than Don LaFontaine. His voice dons many movie trailers and other things. There is a competitor coming up on the scene however, and that guy is me. I did the voice over for a movie trailer of my mundane struggle of procrastinating …

Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You

So, for this audio assignment I chose to do Use the Voice.  Using a voice over similar to the famous Don LaFontaine, I had to create a movie trailer out of an everyday thing, or something normal.  I chose to do the birth of a baby.

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Bacon Quest

This assignment has to be the strangest and corniest one I have done yet, but it is about time I got pushed out of my comfort zone. The assignment was called “Use the Voice” which means the voice of Don LaFontaine, who was best known for his voiceovers in …

Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You

So, for this audio assignment I chose to do Use the Voice.  Using a voice over similar to the famous Don LaFontaine, I had to create a movie trailer out of an everyday thing, or something normal.  I chose to do the birth of a baby.

Check it …

Using “The Voice”

For this ‘using the voice’ audio assignment I had to make recording in the style of the famous Don LaFontaine’s voice. After watching the awesome youtube video on him (in the  assignment link), I was inspired to do something epic, but personal.
At first I had a prerecording describing me…

The Voice

This is a recording of myself, trying to imitate Don LaFontaine aka “The Voice”, and failing.…

Bagman4Prez Radio Ad: “Spangled”

I really like how this came out. I did all the parts (except the star spangled banner, that’s Jimi).
For the “In a world” stuff, I went to Effects>Time and Pitch>Stretch and Pitch, and used that to shift the tone down and slow it down (some of it was too…

I love blankets!

http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/use-the-voice/ Well obviously I do not have a deep epic male voice haha so I used effects on audacity to help. It kind of sucks though that my computer mic has sooooo much background noise, so I apologize. I decided to talk about a blanket, because I love fleece blankets!…

AudioAssignment382: The Voice, “In a World…”

InAWorld by annie_belle1 Here is my rendition of Don LaFountaine’s well-known, “In a World…” movie trailer trope. The assignment was submitted by Alan Levine. The assignment calls for creating a movie trailer-esque audio recording about something that is ordinary. I wrote this about Doritos, because I just finished eating a…

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