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Lenah Susianty  Identity Verified
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Jul 3, 2007

Is there anyone here who also do voice over? (I don't see a forum for voice over here so I took the liberty to post my topic here)

I need to know how much is the rate for voice over. I was told £30 per hour is non-prof rate, is that true?

Maybe some one can shed the light?

thanks


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Rad Graban  Identity Verified
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I would ask for more... Jul 3, 2007

Hi Lenah,

Not so sure about voiceover itself. However, I was directing voiceover session couple of weeks ago (correcting pronunciation, intonation etc.) which, in my opinion, was much easier than doing voiceover itself and I got paid £50 per hour.

Rad


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Lenah Susianty  Identity Verified
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non prof rate Jul 3, 2007

in my opinion, was much easier than doing voiceover itself and I got paid £50 per hour.

Rad [/quote]

So possibly £30 for non professional is quite true. The person I talked to said they couldn't afford to pay professional rate, but will be willing to pay£30 per hour for non-prof rate...


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Mark Berelekhis  Identity Verified
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standard rate is around $150/hour Jul 3, 2007

That's what my wife generally is paid, whether she does the voice over herself or proofs it. And that's through an agency; freelance voice over artists can make significantly more.

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Juan Jacob  Identity Verified
Mexico
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Depends. Jul 3, 2007

Voice over (or dubbing?) for what, and in which language?

1.- For commun TV series, not much. Paid by dialogue, at least in Mexico.
2.- For a commercial or an intern video, yes, at least USD 150 per hour.
3.- For being Antonio Banderas in Shrek, dunno, but much, much more!

I often do voice over in French in Mexico: USD 100... per page.

Luck.


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Agnieszka Hayward
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More questions Jul 3, 2007

Juan Jacob wrote:

Voice over (or dubbing?) for what, and in which language?



And... do you mean actually recording the voice over or translating the dialogue list for a voice over artist to read it?


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Lenah Susianty  Identity Verified
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voic eover Jul 3, 2007

tygru wrote:

Juan Jacob wrote:

Voice over (or dubbing?) for what, and in which language?



And... do you mean actually recording the voice over or translating the dialogue list for a voice over artist to read it?



Voice over is not dubbing and yes that's what I mean recording the voice over, not the translation. For what? I don't really know yet, the client has not explained that much.


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