Voice Acting

ADR for Voice Actors

"Automatic" Dialogue Replacement

Summary Summary

ADR for Voice Actors is instructed by producer and actor John Wang and accompanied by audio engineer Tony Wijs. Together they will run full live-simulations of ADR sessions presenting various information throughout this course. This small class-sized course will have students performing real ADR sessions each week.

ADR is a post-production process used in filmmaking and video production in which additional or supplementary recordings are synced and mixed with original production sound to create a finished product.

18 hours spanning 6 weeks with minimal theory and all practice, to get you familiar with ADR and character development for voice over. Understanding how ADR works from behind the scenes as well as in the booth is important. You will get hands on training at a base level with practice scripts, mic time, and ADR step-by-step processes.

After this course, you should feel more comfortable stepping into a booth, understanding an ADR script, and feeling confident in creating character choices.

6-weeks, 2 hours each week

This class is 6 weeks and will attempt to have multiple timeslots to accomodate all timezones. Each class session is 2 hours, but some classes may go over.

Video Recordings

This class is recorded so you'll be able to keep up to date even if you miss a session.

50 Credits

This class takes 50 credits to enroll.

Instructor, Engineer, TA, and Peer education

This class has an instructor, an audio engineer, a TA, and peer run assistance to help answer your questions. This class' format is feedback-based.

Small Class Size

This class' format is feedback-based. There are a limited number of students that can enroll in this class.

Dedicated Weekly Events

This class had a dedicated event specifically designed for it. This is in addition to the normal Closing Credit events.


Characters with ADR

Week 1: Set up, intro, some common terminologies and practices.

Get to know one another, explain goals and basics of class, and breaking down an ADR Script

Week 2: Recording various scenes

First hand experience recording ADR for animation scenes.

Week 3: Recording with ADR, Notes/Feedback

Hands-on recording practice with director feedback and notes, tips & tricks of the trade

Week 4: Character Auditions

Auditions for final recording ADR project, understanding character development and deciphering from an audition script, and developing more unique A/B takes

Week 5: Final Recording ADR

Final recording process for project, roles are picked, more quick and concise direction to help with being comfortable in the booth

Week 6: Feedback and public viewing party.

Finishing up final recording process, with a Q&A talk back and review of the course.

Voice Acting

ADR happens in 90% of productions today, but most people never realize it.

Standard Member Benefits

What you'll get as a Closing Credits member

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Instructor Led Courses

6 to 12 week courses with an industry professional to guide you through.

Closing Credits Community

Access to our private Discord, forums, email lists. Work through fun and interesting challenges with your future colleagues and network.

Weekly Events

New Events, Workshops, Webinars, Panels, and Exercises Weekly.

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