The Dao of Words

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Skill

Voice Over

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Voice Over

About

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!

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Vocal Characteristics

Languages

Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), Vietnamese

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Voice Ages

Child (5-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)

Accents

Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese

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Voice Over Skills

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

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Studio

Turnaround Time

24-48 hr

Microphone

Neumann U-87, AKG C414, Sennheiser, Shure

Computer & Software

PC/MAC quadcore 8GB

Special Equipment

Avalon mic preamps, dbx compressors, Waves plug-ins

Service Overview

Voice Over

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

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Reviews

5.0

Very Professional

1 person said The Dao was a professional from start to finish.

Voices

Jul 8, 2021

Thank you for all your work on this project! The talent was very professional and the quality of work was incredibly high. Our client was extremely happy with the whole experience!

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Timeline Productions

Feb 17, 2016

Thanks to the team for helping me with this ridiculous deadline!

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Group 1 Productions

Mar 13, 2014

Thanks much. Great work!

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