Choosing the right voiceover is crucial to the success of any audiovisual project. It's important to choose a voice that matches the image you want to convey for your message, your company, your product or your film.
Enhancing the image, without being in the image :-)
With over 15 years' experience as an actor and voice-over artist for hundreds of productions on radio, television and the internet, for brands, corporate films,
documentary, trailers,audioguide, motion design, institutional voice-overs, etc... Frédéric Blindt listens carefully to his partners and clients and always makes sure he understands their needs so that he can provide
the voiceover that suits them perfectly..
VOICE OVER CASTING
Voice casting is a decisive stage in audiovisual production,
so you can choose the voices, timbres and intentions that suit you best from the audio and video samples presented here, and imagine what will best suit your needs.
Frédéric can also record a test on a script of your choice in his home studio, with professional audio quality, or in the studio of your choice.
An adaptable, responsive actor who looks forward to working with you.
Voice over RATES
The famous question of voice over rates
...Well, it's actually quite simple. There are 2 distinct parts to the question of remuneration.
The first is the least complicated. It's the rate for the
voice-over recording. In other words, the actor records his voice into a microphone in the studio.
Rarely linked to the length of the recording session, except for very long sessions or for documentaries or e-learning, the rate varies between 150 euros and 450 euros depending on the actor (although there are exceptions).
Whether the session lasts 10 minutes or 4 hours, this is the usual practice. Let's just say that between €200 and €350 is 'good practice' for a french professional voice over actor.
Then, and this is where it gets a little more complex, the second part of the remuneration concerns the possible transfer of exploitation rights depending on the use and broadcasting of the voice-over.
All this is correlated to the number of media (variations, etc.) and the length of use (generally between 1 and 3 years for a voice-over in advertising).
In advertising, depending on the country(ies) of broadcast and the number of variations (e.g. on replay, the web, the client's website, social networks, etc.), this can vary between 150 and over 1000 euros per film.
But of course there are disparities depending on the type of project, the budgets allocated, the actor's reputation, etc.
It's up to the producer or agency to come to an agreement with the voice-over actor beforehand, based on the elements listed above.
Voice-over studio recording - Studio gear
Whether it's a casting or a remote recording session, it's essential that the sound result is beyond reproach.
Although it is always preferable to have a competent sound engineer at your disposal, and directing an actor is always more pleasant and relevant 'face-to-face',
sometimes the circumstances of time, budget, agencies or distant clients make it impossible to carry out such a session.
If this is the case, rest assured that Frédéric Blindt has his own soundproofed, acoustically-treated studio.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of the equipment :
- CAD E100 S condenser mic
- Focusrite ISA One Pre Amp
- MOTU audio interface
- Beyerdynamic DT-770 headphones
- Audio Technica ATH-50X headphones
- HEDD Type 07 MK2 Monitors
- Editing software such as Audition, Cubase...
- MXL, SE Electronics and Shure SM7B backup microphones