Bilingual Voice Blog

Hispanic-Accented English Voiceover: Turning Lemons Into Limonada

[iframe id=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/oTliFuTc7nA” align=”center” mode=”normal” autoplay=”no”] “What? I have an accent?” My name is Brian Amador. I was born in the great state of New Mexico, and until I moved away, I never thought I had an accent in English. I spoke like most of the people around me. It wasn’t until I moved to the… Read more

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Bilingual Voiceover and Marketing to Hispanics

Our good friend and super-talented voice actor Doug Turkel recently shared this insightful article with us, “The Importance of Marketing to Hispanics Online in Spanish” by Walter Godinez, which ties in beautifully with our experience in our bilingual voiceover profession. As Godinez explains “By the year 2017, the U.S. Hispanic buying power in the United States… Read more

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Our Voices in the Smithsonian’s NMAAHC Mobile Audio Tour App!

  Happy Black History Month! In September of 2016, the Smithsonian Institution unveiled the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C., an important and overdue addition to the Smithsonian museum system. It’s the only national museum devoted entirely to African American culture, life, and history, and we’re proud to announce… Read more

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Shiny New Voice Over & Music in 2017

NEW Music & Production Services and NEW Commercial Demos! Bringing Our Musical Roots Into Voiceover – After 27 years of singing, composing and performing our Latin music, Brian and I stumbled into our current career as happy bilingual voiceover actors who get to build cross-cultural bridges using our voices day in and out. We launched ABVO in 2010 and… Read more

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Honoring Cheech Marin

CHCI Gala Awards Video Voiceover: Cheech Marin, Latino Role Model Every now and again a project comes in that dovetails so perfectly with our mission of building cross-cultural bridges using our voices that I jump up and down for joy. This is definitely one of them. I had the honor and privilege of recording the voiceover for this… Read more

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Two Sides to “Bilingual”

The growth of the Hispanic population in the U.S. (17.4% of the population in 2014) has brought with it an increased demand for Spanish and bilingual content in all genres of voiceover, from commercials and explainer videos to Elearning, corporate narration, promos and more. And the increase in demand has brought an expansion of VO… Read more

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Voiceover for Educational Justice

Rosi & Brian Selected for Spanish version of eye-opening documentary, Raising of America, on PBS Brian and I recently had the immense honor of once again being chosen as part of a select cast of narrators to overdub  a documentary in Spanish and raise our voices for educational justice. “Raising of America,” is an extraordinary and revealing… Read more

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