Bilingual Voice Blog

The Perfect Voiceover Dog

Like many small businesses, Amador Bilingual Voiceovers is a family-based enterprise. Our entire family participates in the business to some extent. Rosi and I both work as bilingual voice actors, as do our daughters Sonia and Alisa when they’re not busy with school or other work. And then there’s Azure, the 9-year-old Chihuahua-Long Haired Dachshund… Read more

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Gratitude – Our Daughters’ Voices Make a Difference

Happy 2016 & Gratitude Alisa & Sonia’s Voices Making a Difference Presenting Their Brand New Bilingual Video Reels!  As parents, Brian and I spent the years of our twin daughters’ childhood and adolescence doing our best to raise them bilingually and bi-culturally, and to model living intentionally and joyfully from our deepest values. They sang with our Latin band Sol y… Read more

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Open Source Voiceover

What do the World Wide Web, LINUX and a voiceover trade association have in common? I recently heard a very interesting TED Radio Hour (is there any other kind?) about the Open Source concept. Sharing vs. Hoarding Information One speaker traced the roots of Open Source back to the publication of the first scientific journal,… 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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Reclaiming Rest and Play

  Are you a creative entrepreneur or small business owner, like me? How many of us give ourselves the right to take a vacation – a real break – to replenish our soul, to share good times with family and friends?  I’m afraid that the answer these days is: fewer and fewer. Researcher and author… 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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