Bilingual Voice Blog

Raising My Voice for International Day of Peace

Happy International Day of  Peace!   ¡Feliz Día Internacional de la Paz! Established in 1981 by the United Nations, www.internationaldayofpeace.org states that “International Day of Peace (‘Peace Day’) is observed around the world each year on the 21st of September as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all… Read more

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Our Best Business Tool Ever? – Batchbook, our CRM!

The Best Business Tool We’ve Ever Adopted? Batchbook, Our CRM! Several years ago, after many years of touring the country with our Latin band, Sol y Canto and then officially launching Amador Bilingual Voiceovers, we just couldn’t keep our growing contact list and details for each job organized efficiently. It was nuts! We struggled along until we… Read more

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Neutral, Standard, North American, Google – What kind of Spanish voiceover does your project need?

As English/Spanish bilingual voice actors, we often receive inquiries and quote requests for Spanish voiceover of already-existing recordings in English. Sometimes the copy hasn’t been translated, and the client asks us to help with that, but more often than not, they provide some sort of translation. That “some sort” can vary wildly. At best, it’s… Read more

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Voice Actors for Congress!

I’ve often said that one of the most pleasant surprises for Rosi and me when we shifted from full-time music to full-time voiceover was the amazingly supportive community we discovered. Largely as a result of the Faffcon un-conferences we’ve attended almost yearly for several years, we’ve been welcomed into a tribe of professional voice actors… Read more

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Narrating Inspiring Hispanic Literature for Teenagers

Real life stories about Latino immigrants, inspiring first person accounts, the story of César Chávez, and poems authored by iconic Hispanic writers, poets and thinkers. That’s what BookheadEd Learning approached Brian and me about recently. The company creates an award-winning web-delivered product (called StudySync), to improve reading, writing, and critical thinking with award-winning lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards… Read more

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Merry Navidad! or How We Stopped Worrying And Found Our Own Way To Celebrate The Holidays

It’s that time of year again! Christmas trees. Bells ringing at shopping malls. Children sitting on Santa’s lap. Non-stop Christmas carols, from the classic to the bombastic. And of course, a relatively new annual tradition: the call to arms in the “WAR AGAINST CHRISTMAS!” We’re told that if someone wishes you a “Happy Holiday,” it’s… Read more

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