Rosi & Brian Selected for Spanish version of eye-opening documentary, Raising of America, on PBS

Spanish Version of Raising of America

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 5-part documentary featured on PBS stations nationwide and online.

“We needed to fit the Spanish into the English perfectly. Rosi and Brian always paced their delivery so it matched as closely as possible and nailed it. They were also adept at matching the emotions of the original characters. Plus, these two are always on happy drugs!”     –Sabrina Avilés, Spanish Version & Associate Producer, Raising of America’s “Wounded Places” segment.

 

Educational Inequity
Both Brian and I feel passionately that this is an issue that needs to be an urgent priority in the United States. This series addresses the questions of why so many children in America are faring so poorly and how might we, as a nation, do better.

 

One of Our Passions
While we frequently overdub web videos in Spanish, working on documentaries is a passion for us. We voiced many different characters throughout the five segments in neutral Latin American Spanish, from social workers and researchers to parents and doctors, which is always a welcome challenge as actors. Brian even got to be the voice of Vice President Walter Mondale!

 

Let Us Know What You Think and Share This
By blogging about this, we hope to inspire people to use The Raising of America as a tool to improve children’s well-being. Information is available at  www.raisingofamerica.org. Please spread the word by sharing this with your friends. We’re thrilled to tell you that t
he full Spanish version is still available online at this link.

 

This series was produced by California Newsreel and Vital Pictures. Special thanks to longtime friend and awesome producer Sabrina Avilés.

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Rosi Amador
Rosi Amador is a native Spanish/English voiceover actor with no accent whatsoever in either language. She was raised both in Latin and North America, so she is a native speaker of both languages, bicultural and equally comfortable in both worlds. She can easily add a Hispanic accent to her English reads when required. Her clients describe her voice as friendly, sparkling, expressive, pleasing, warm and enthusiastic. She is a mom of bilingual twin daughters born in 1996 and the wife and business partner of hubby Brian Amador, Latin guitarist and bilingual voice actor. She loves dark chocolate, yoga and singing Latin music! Visit Rosi's new website: www.rosiamadorvo.com

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