Dubbing as a talent is now being harnessed by the blooming entertainment industry in the country. Radio, television and advertising ventures have acquired a steady momentum in the last few years. The entertainment industry is on a hunt for people with confident and rich voices.
No special qualification is required to become a dubbing artist. People can enter this field on the strength of an attractive voice and excellent language skills. Some courses structured to shape a dubbing artist have cropped up recently. . 10th standard pass outs are eligible for the course.
A dubbing artist ought to have a rich voice and a good command over the language he works with. The candidate should have the broadcast quality voice a clear throat. Voice modulation and accurate pronunciation are other the required skills.
A dubbing artist is known by his voice. So, to make it big in this career, do mock dubbing practice and also brush up your language skills. Also, it will help to observe different people’s style of talking, their mannerisms and habits. You have to associate and connect with people to become a good dubbing artist.
There is no dearth of opportunities for a dubbing artist. Voice over artists are in high demand in All India Radio, Doordarshan, different TV channels, production houses, FM Radio stations, TV advertisements, documentary films, animation world, and online education (audio book dubbing). Name, fame and money are a part of this profession. It does involve a bit of struggle to start with but as your voice gets established, salary also multiplies.
There is no degree or diploma available in this field but a number of certificate courses in voice over and dubbing are available. The duration of the course is one month.
1. Livewars (career institute in broadcasting film), Mumbai
2. Desires and Destination, Mumbai
3. The Voice School, Mumbai
4. EMDI Institute, Mumbai
5. Xavier Institute of Communication, Mumbai
6. ISOMES BAG Films, NOIDA
7. Asian Academy of Film and Television, NOIDA
8. Academy of Radio Management, Hauz Khas, New Delhi