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The Dao of Words

Beverly Hills, California, US
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The Dao of Words

  Beverly Hills, California, US

Highlights

mature, mellow, charismatic, professional, friendly, warm, authoritative, deep, can be high-energy and dramatic. Hundreds of multi-language voice samples and video reels broadcast quality, freelance rates, most languages, all LA local professional native speaker talents (actors w/ extensive iMDB credits, radio hosts or TV anchors w/ national or internationally syndicated programs), all local LA pro production, full service (script translation, lip-sync adaptation, editing room language assistant, music bed, SFX, HDV pre & post, CGI, flash, etc.) The Dao of Words Located in the media production center of the world, The Dao of Words’ XDao studios in Los Angeles boast highly professional personnel and facilities to record your multi-lingual projects into all major languages including Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese, other dialects), English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Tagalog, Vietnamese, etc. We have done voice-overs for international TV and radio commercials, government announcements, documentaries, university educational packages, national cultural & tourist TV publicity programs and corporate videos for major international companies and products. Using the same stringent standards applied in the process of our translation, our Los Angeles based VO production studio takes advantage of the huge pool of locally available and highly qualified voiceover talents in all languages: actors with IMDB film/TV titles under their belt, radio hosts with nationally syndicated programs, certified national-level voice actors--no other city on earth has such a concentration of professional voice-over actors! And local availability means fast and dependable turnaround for your projects! With industry high-end standard Neumann U-87 & AKG C414 microphones, Avalon tube mic-preamps, pro-grade custom-made isolation booths, blazing fast Quad-core processing power and the latest recording and post-production software (Pro-tools, Cubase, Waves plug-ins, etc), XDao studios have been using the best of digital recording technology to bring out the best of voice-over talents. Combined with our high quality translation service and full audio/video editing capabilities, the Dao is the ultimate one-stop solution to your VO projects. We will rework the script free of charge to better fit the tone and rhythm of the read if we are not the original translator of the script. For all target languages, we will provide multiple voice samples for our clients to choose from. We also have a huge variety of licensed music to add color and dimensions to your recording. Finally, we can deliver the end-product with unmatched attention to details in any popular commercial format you wish to specify. Drop us a line if you are looking for U.S./Europe broadcast ready quality and affordable rates. Steer clear of amateur competitors whose recordings are plagued by annoying lip smacks, swallowing sounds, breathing noises, laptop fan hums and other background noises. We offer standard broadcast quality at freelance rates!

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), Vietnamese

Accents

Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese

Ages

Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Jingles, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

Experience

TV & radio commercials
Corporate videos/instructional
Product promos
E-learning/educational
Tourism
Dramatic/role playing

Credentials

Education

BA-English

Studio

  • Microphone

    Neumann U-87, AKG C414, Sennheiser, Shure

  • Computer & Software

    PC/MAC quadcore 8GB

  • Special Equipment

    Avalon mic preamps, dbx compressors, Waves plug-ins

  • Delivery Methods

    FTP, Website direct download link, Dropbox, Yousendit

  • Turnaround Time

    24-48 hr

Service Description

translation
lip-sync script adaptation
interpretation
editing room language assistant
stock or original music bed
SFX
mixing & mastering
HDV pre & post
CGI
flash design & scripting

Voice Over Clients

Avid, Motorola, Marvel (Ironman), AMC (Portman), McAfee, English First, Schindler, Port of Oakland, Migasa, HSBC, Avitage, Diamond Wires, The Rogue Unit (IHS), Philips, Huawei, Eurostar Diamonds, Interrush, City of San Francisco (Selectron), AVN Corporations, Nuskin, Nutrilite, Starwood, Xfire

Payment Terms

Hire The Dao as a voice actor. Payment is made through Voices.com SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com then download your files from the website.

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Next Steps

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DoW multi-language video reel 860

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Russian Male TV intro 67

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DoW EN-FI-LatAm-Mandarin-JP-KO-DE 394

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Cantonese radio commercials Arthur 117

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Motorola H12 Beckham commercial 387

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Cantonese Chevy Commercial 199

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Gentex promo Korean voice-over 360

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Lubrizol Japanese Promo 406

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M-Audio Oxygen promo video French 475

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M-Audio Oxygen promo video German 437

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Japanese male Masashi reel 58

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French Male Michel reel 174

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Russian F Narration 572

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Swedish F Commercial Narration 508

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European Spanish F Narration 317

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French F Narration 99

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Italian F Commercial 421

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Finnish narration University intro 313

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Vietnamese commercial reel 374

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BMW German Female corp promo 131

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Italian M narration 59

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Spanish female legal commercial 226

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Spanish male Jeep Commercial 71

The Dao of Words

  • Business
    / 5 David Lavery for Job #172476 Training script translation and record - Cantonese Thanks to the team for helping me with this ridiculous deadline!
    Feb 17, 2016
  • Business
    / 5 Herb Torrens for Job #97950 Rancon Regional Center Video Thanks much. Great work!
    Mar 13, 2014
  • Business
    / 5 Brinton Duncan for Job #56914 Discovery Hybrid Rheometer Marketing Video Everything went smoothly and were very helpful with any requested changes. We look forward to working with them again.
    Aug 9, 2012
  • Business
    / 5 Brinton Duncan for Job #49594 Flash Diffusivity Marketing Video Voiceover It has been a pleasure to work with Dao of Words. They are helpful and make a great effort to communicate with us on the project. We look forward to working with them in the continued future.
    Feb 23, 2012