To edit 4,400 words

To edit 4,400 words

It’s always a big pleasure and fortune to work with true professionals. Once upon a time I had a fairly big project for Duolingo and Michael Schwengel, who undoubtedly is true Professional in his area and a very pleasant person. It was very exciting and challenging project. Brief statistics and facts:

4,400 single words and phrases to be edited and mastered (the most funny part was «Fake words»… a lot of fun);
over 10,000 editing points were used;
28 hrs tracked;
main editing software — Reaper (editing and mastering);
auxiliary editing software — iZotope RX6 (mainly Mouth De-Clicking tool and occasionally De-Plosive);
mastering processor — iZotope Ozone 7.

Michael sent to me the […] Read more

Checklist for voice actors

Checklist for voice actors

If you record your voice beyond the special studio, please keep in mind these simple rules to get your recording as qualitative as possible in your conditions (especially if you are going to publish your stuff on such major platforms as Audible, iTunes and so on).

If possible, choose the room full of furniture (sofas, armchairs, shelves, etc). It would be great to cover the windows with thick curtain. If you have a special vocal booth (something like this — DIY or purchased), that is perfect!
Shut the doors and windows, so you were protected from outdoor noise. Also switch all noisy […] Read more