How much for a voice over?

How much for a Voice Over?

It is a big question and very hard to get to grips with, if you are a seller (Voice) or Buyer (client)……… read on……..

How much for a Voice Over?

First of all if you are a buyer of voice over artist services it can be hard to work out what you need to spend.

If you are a big  corporation with a big budget you can get the right voice  for your project actors like Martin Clunes do masses of TV ads and get what they or the agent asks for regarding fees…….

So  how much for a Voice Over.

If you have a smaller budget, well you could go down the route of using Fivver, and get a male or female voice and as it says on the tin will only cost you a  a crisp 5 dollars……….But hold on how about the quality of the voices studio, he or she may have only just got going in the business, and have just a mic  in to the PC or Mac have they got a decent sounding studio or are they voicing in the kitchen……..with kids and dogs barking…in the background? not really a great idea for your business

Or you could go with a pro voice over that will take time over the script, and has spent good money on getting the sound right, with a professional  mic and very expensive and proofing.

A great place to look and hear professional voice over artists is  http://www.voiceovers.co.uk male and female young and not so young voices, some have ISDN   some not I am on there so you could listen to me if you want http://www.voiceovers.co.uk/andy.freeman

Each artist will have his or her BSF which is kown as the Basic Studio Fee with usage on top mainly for broadcast TV or Radio work.

The other option is what is known as a buy out when you pay pay BSF plus a buyout fee so you can use the audio when ever you want.

I hope it has given you a little guide if you are a buyer of Voice Overs

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