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Voice-over services using foreign English accents

English voice-over production made simple

voice-overMatinée is the leading English voice-over agency based near London in the UK. We provide a professional English voice-casting and English voice-over service, offering a selection of the world’s best English voice talent at a price you can afford. Whether you require a native English voice-over or an English voice-over in foreign accent, Matinée will provide the best talent available for your budget.

Matinée supply and record English voice-over artists for documentary, advertising, corporate video, eLearning or telephone messaging. We can time-sync the English voice-over to picture and deliver the audio back in any file format you require. Check out our FAQs for more information about English voice-over services. For the latest pricing, and to check the availability of our English voice-artists, contact us today.

Voice-over production in just three easy steps:

  • download voice demos from the page links on the right-hand side, or use the drop-down menu below
  • choose the voice(s) you like and click Add to your Quick Quote, or Download.
  • complete the form and we’ll check availability and costs. Target response time for quote requests is one hour.

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Corporate & promotional voice-over montage

This short video demo showcases some of the corporate and promotional English voice-overs we have produced for global brands.

A short history of the english language

English, the most widely used language in the world, belongs to the West Germanic branch of the Indo-European family of languages. Influenced by countless other languages, it has a long and fascinating history, and continues to evolve.

Traditionally the history of the English language is divided into three main periods – Old English (450-1100 AD), Middle English (1100-1500 AD) and Modern English (1500 AD onwards).

Old English developed from the dialects of three Germanic tribes who invaded Britain during the 5th century – the Angles, the Saxons and the Jutes. The native Celts – together with their Celtic language – were pushed west and north into Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

In 1066 England was conquered by the Normans, who brought French with them. This led to a linguistic split between the French-speaking upper classes and the English-speaking lower classes. By the 14th century English was dominant again, but had incorporated a lot of French vocabulary – this is known as Middle English.

The evolution of Modern English was influenced by three major historic developments – the Renaissance, the Industrial Revolution and British Colonialism. The Renaissance brought a surge of culture, and with it many Latin and Greek words. The Industrial Revolution necessitated the invention of words to describe new innovations, while British Colonialism led to much borrowing of words from all over the world. Read more

Matinée subtitling services

Matinée Multilingual offers an affordable subtitling service. We’ve produced subtitles in over 80 languages for documentary, film, corporate, web & mobile video. Whether you require subtitles for YouTube, DVD or broadcast, Matinée Multilingual offers a fresh, flexible approach to subtitling that enables you to choose a subtitling solution that most closely matches your requirements and your budget. We can transcribe audio and translate for subtitle use in over 80 languages; or create subtitles for an English programme. Our engineers will sync the subtitles to video and once approved, the subtitles can be delivered as a subtitle document or burnt-in to any video format including: MP4, MPEG, WMV or DVD. Check out our FAQs for more information about our subtitling and captioning services.

Creative translation services for all types of media

Transcreation of voice-over scripts, graphics, animations and digital media is made easy with Matinée Multilingual’s localisation services. Our production studios have been providing a range of creative translation services for over 25 years. We culturally adapt all types of media for a foreign audience, at VERY COMPETITIVE PRICES. For all your copywriting, voice-over, subtitling, captioning and dubbing services, we’ll supply the solution.

A supplier you can rely on

Customer care is very important to us, and our helpful project management team will guide you through the production process with the minimum of fuss. Our highly skilled and experienced production team includes: audio engineers, video editors, animators, linguists, translators, transcriptionists, and subtitlers. With Matinée Multilingual you can be rest assured that your localisation project is in good hands. And most projects are turned around in a matter of days.

Please take a look at our case studies page to see examples of our work – we look forward to talking to you soon!

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

If the required accent is not in this list, please call +44 (0) 118 958 4934, email: project@matinee.co.uk or use the Live Chat feature on the website for an immediate response!

Matinée Multilingual has a friendly and efficient project management team, 3 x pro-tools recording studios, 2 x video editing suites and an experienced team of engineers.  Matinée Multilingual are based in Reading, Berkshire, UK, located just 25 minutes from London, Matinée Multilingual has access to a large database of voice-over artists, translators, transcriptionists, subtitlers and video producers.   Most projects are turned around in a matter of days and to see examples of the types of projects we have produced, take a look at our case studies page HERE.  We look forward to talking to you about your next project soon.