The Complete Audiobook Production and Narration Course

Paul Jenkins, Documentary Film Director & Narrator

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30 Lessons (3h 49m)
    • 1. 01 Welcome to the Course & Why Do It

    • 2. 02 Introduction to the Audiobook Market

    • 3. 03 How to Use This Course

    • 4. 04 The Main Platforms

    • 5. 05 Your Responsibilities as an Audiobook 'Producer'

    • 6. 06 Room Treatment

    • 7. 08 My acoustic space

    • 8. 09 Alternative (and Better) Gear Setup

    • 9. 10 Exercise Set up your space and treatment

    • 10. 11 Minimum Gear and Software to Do Audiobooks (and the Exercises in this course)

    • 11. 12 Exercise Minimum Gear and Software Setup

    • 12. 13 Setting Up the Digital Audio Interface

    • 13. 14 Exercise Set up Your Digital Audio Interface

    • 14. 15 Setting Up Your Microphone

    • 15. 16 Exercise Set the Switches on YOUR Microphone

    • 16. 17 Setting Up Reaper Preferences

    • 17. 19 Customising Reaper for Voice Over Part 1

    • 18. 21 Customising Reaper for Voice Over Part 2

    • 19. 23 Setting your Reaper Screen Layout

    • 20. 25 Set up your default FX in Reaper

    • 21. 27 Setting Recording Options and Recording

    • 22. 29 Introduction to Recording Methods for Audiobooks

    • 23. 30 'Open Recording' Method 1 the 'Dog Clicker'

    • 24. 32 Open Recording Method #2 the Marker Method

    • 25. 35 Punch and Roll Recording in Reaper Part #1

    • 26. 36 Punch and Roll Recording in Reaper Part #2

    • 27. 38 The Art of Storytelling and being a Storyteller in Audiobooks

    • 28. 39 Framing and General Performance Preparation

    • 29. 41 The Factors Volume and Finding Your Mid Range Voice

    • 30. 43 Pacing


About This Class

Want to produce audiobooks that really catch attention and praise? Without spending excessive amounts of time and effort?

This online Audiobook Production and Narration course will teach you how to make great audiobooks using proven techniques and approaches.

This course is designed to teach you the ins and outs of audiobook production and narration by showing you the art and craft of producing and narrating audiobooks by showing you how to plan, record, perform and produce them. While there are other courses about making audiobooks, it's hard to find a course that gives you a step-by-step insight into making audiobooks professionally that really punch through the noise. Especially ones that use the latest performance and technical techniques.

This is the course for you, taught by a professional filmmaker and audiobook narrator who has personally narrated dozens of films and several audiobooks. The principles and methods he teaches in this course can be applied by you today.

  • Learn what makes great audiobooks
  • Discover software and resources to help make your audiobooks shine
  • Learn how to use the principles and psychology of performance and acting to create outstanding audiobooks
  • Make your audiobooks using proven professional techniques
  • Discover tips on how to use a highly effective workflow when making your audiobooks

Improve Your Audiobooks with This Complete Course

What makes me qualified to teach you?

I'm Paul, a professional documentary film director and audiobook narrator/producer with over 40 credits and several audiobooks to my name.

Regardless of your budget or experience level - you can make great audiobooks. Learn professional techniques that I use again and again.

If you want to learn how to make great audiobooks (and make money with them), this is the course for you.

My Promise to You

I'll be here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions about the course content or anything related to this topic, you can always post a question in the course or send me a direct message. 

I want to make this the best course on how to do amazing audiobooks, using the best software combined with performing knowledge. So if there is any way I can improve this course, just tell me and I'll make it happen.

Dive Right In

This course dives right into making great audiobooks with immediate examples of where they are found and how they are used. You'll learn what makes great audiobooks, so that you can choose how to plan and make them each and every time. You'll learn how to structure, design and deliver those audiobooks to tell powerful and emotionally engaging stories.

Learn how to prepare and interpret the books.

Learn how established acting principles and techniques can be used to amplify the impact of your audiobooks.

Learn how to use freely available (free and paid) apps to improve your audiobook quality.

Learn how to use the right workflow so that you save time, money and energy.

Learn how to use your audiobook production and narration craft online.

Start making amazing audiobooks today!