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French accent voice-over recordings

French voice-over and subtitling agency

French accent voice-over recording services

As an established Voice-Over Agency and Subtitling Studios, Matinée has been providing French accent voice-over production services for over 25 years, from our base in Reading. We offer a selection of the very best French voice talent, at a price you can afford.

We can supply and record French accent voice-over artists, for documentary, advertising, corporate video, eLearning or telephone message prompts. Just send us the script and we'll record it wild, or to picture at no extra cost.  Then we'll deliver the audio back to you within a very short time frame, via FTP, and in any file format you require.

Check out our FAQs for more information about voice-over recordings in French accent. For the latest pricing, and to check the availability of our French accent voice-artists, contact us today on +44(0)118 958 4934, or email project@matinee.co.uk

Foreign accent voice selection in just three easy steps:
1.   browse the voice-over demos below and click Play to audition each casting sample
2.   choose the voice(s) you like and click 'Add' to your Quick Quote, or Download a copy
3.   complete the Quick Quote and we’ll check availability and costs, with a response in just 1 hour

If you require a voice-over in French, rather than English in French accent, please follow this link

 


English Voice-over in a French Accent for Sunsilk

Sunsilk Is a brand of luxury hair products. This commercial promotes the power of “Keratinology” for healthier hair.

Lenor- L recorded this commercial in English with a light French accent.  

Origins of the French language and accent

English in French accent voiceover talent agency

In France, Metropolitan French (that which is spoken in Paris) is said to be the standard language. You will not only hear French throughout France, but in many places throughout the world. In fact, there are officially 29 countries where the French language is spoken. These include 21 countries in Africa and the rest from North America and Europe, as well as Vanuatu, which is in the South Pacific Ocean.

In Canada for example, you will hear Quebec French and Acadian French, both of which are spoken in Quebec. Swiss French is spoken in an area of Switzerland known as Romandie, which does not differ much from standard French.

Then there is Belgium French, spoken by the people of Belgium. It too is similar to standard French but it does contain some loan words from Dutch and other languages.

France was conquered by the Romans and at that time the people of Gaul in France spoke a language known as Gaulish, which was a Celtic language. However, this was soon replaced by Latin. In the 9th century the French language was called Old French, until the middle of the 13th century when it became known as middle French. During the 17th century the French Academy was founded in order to improve the French language and its use.

In the Medieval times when William the Conqueror came to Britain, he only spoke French and the language was spoken throughout William’s court. Nowadays French voiceovers speaking English with French accents, are very popular in advertising French products such as perfume and cars. If you want to hear a French accent, watch this interview with French actor, Gerald Depardieu, speaking in English with a French accent.