Vox Daily The Official Voices.com Blog

Animal Voice-overs

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

March 7, 2006

Comments (0)

Do your pets steal the show in your recordings?

Hi there,

A while back, we chatted about voice actors performing the voices of animated mascots, but now, I'd like to bring up something that probably hasn't been talked about before in online circles.... ready?

I was thinking about the number of recordings where you hear animals, whether it be a dog barking, a cat meowing, a bird chirping, and so forth. I figure that if voice actors are employing the help of their kids to record for projects requiring children's voices, surely, there must be voice actors who persuade their pets to chime in on recording sessions that require animal noises.

It's no secret that there are sound effect libraries where you can download samples of animal utterances, but I'm certain that there is a percentage of talent out there who share their mics with four-legged friends and perching songbirds.

Does any of this sound familiar to you? Has Spot come out to play for a national radio commercial or has Polly aided in a narration project?

Let us know and send a photo (.jpg) of your pet recording their "voice-over". We'll feature all of the entries received in a special article honoring the voice-overs of the animal kingdom. If you can, provide a web link to where their work can be listened to, and include their voice acting 'credits'.

Best,

Stephanie

P.S. Does anybody remember Mr. Ed (a horse on TV) or the "News From Zoos" on the CBC with Charlie, a chimpanzee voiced by Carl Banas (with the help of voice-over commentary by Sandy Hoyt)?

Related Topics: child, radio, TV


Comments


Leave a Comment



Recent Articles

YouTube Hits The 60 fps Gas Pedal

Toy Story 4 Set for June 2017 Release

Where Does Pixar Find Its Animators?

Feast On Disney's New Short

DreamWorks, Marvel Studios Play Release-Date Bingo

Audition Improvements Feature Helps Talent, Raises Project Quality

London Poppy Day 2014: Using Voice To Honour

Big Hero 6 = Big News For Animation

SpeechMasterPro Helps Pros Speak Better

When Famous Actors Voice Video Games

   

Free Webinar

Music Licensing Webinar

Join us for a FREE webinar on music, how you can purchase it, the legal ramifications and key factors involved with integrating it into your projects.

Subscribe by Email

About Vox Daily

Vox Daily offers a daily dose of voice acting news, articles, tutorials, interviews, intelligent conversation and business ideas for voice talent and voice actors.


Follow Us

   

Our feed & social options update you with special offers and news as it happens.

New YouTube Video

Watch videos on YouTube