The Voice Over Junction

Episode 03: Being a Bilingual Voice Actor with Mike Tobin

September 21, 2021 Michael Sanchez Season 1 Episode 3
Episode 03: Being a Bilingual Voice Actor with Mike Tobin
The Voice Over Junction
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The Voice Over Junction
Episode 03: Being a Bilingual Voice Actor with Mike Tobin
Sep 21, 2021 Season 1 Episode 3
Michael Sanchez

On this week's episode, I interview Mike Tobin about the unique opportunities and challenges that come with being a bilingual voice actor.  Mike is fluent in both English and Canadian French.

Highlights include:

*Considerations when voicing for a North American English audience vs. other languages
*Bilingual demo production
*Localization:  what it is and why it is important
*Training as a bilingual voice actor
*What to do if you encounter an "odd" translation for a voice over job
*English words in French / French words in English:  how to determine the appropriate pronunciation
*Rates for bilingual voice over
...and more!

Mike Tobin's website:
https://bilingualvoiceover.ca/

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Episodes drop every other week.

The Voice Over Junction is produced by Evergreen Voice Over:
http://www.evergreenvoiceover.com/

Host:  Michael Sanchez

Show Notes

On this week's episode, I interview Mike Tobin about the unique opportunities and challenges that come with being a bilingual voice actor.  Mike is fluent in both English and Canadian French.

Highlights include:

*Considerations when voicing for a North American English audience vs. other languages
*Bilingual demo production
*Localization:  what it is and why it is important
*Training as a bilingual voice actor
*What to do if you encounter an "odd" translation for a voice over job
*English words in French / French words in English:  how to determine the appropriate pronunciation
*Rates for bilingual voice over
...and more!

Mike Tobin's website:
https://bilingualvoiceover.ca/

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Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to The Voice Over Junction anywhere you listen to fine podcast programming.

Have a minute?  Be sure to leave me a rating on Apple Podcasts!

Episodes drop every other week.

The Voice Over Junction is produced by Evergreen Voice Over:
http://www.evergreenvoiceover.com/

Host:  Michael Sanchez