Asking how an explainer video is made is kinda like asking how eLearning is done.
Don’t get me wrong, lots of voice actors come from that side of the equation, and they know implicitly how eLearning is made. But the vast majority of explainer video & eLearning video narrators, worry more about THEIR role in the final product, not what brought the project to their door.
No, we voice actors don’t need to know the intricacies of each step in the process, but let’s face it, the more you know about your client and their work, the better it is for you. It means you have a smarter approach in doing your job for them. You are a partner in their success, no?
So with that in mind, it might behoove you to take a little time and read this excellent article on the making of an explainer video. The author actually gives voice actors their due, and that’s a good thing, right?
I found the article on MEDIUM. Ever heard of it? It’s a quasi-journalistic open-blogging place on the web that encourages writers to post their thoughts on virtually ANYTHING. You can comment, follow, and post your own stuff. The link is below, but you might have to sign-up for MEDIUM (it’s free) to read it.