Czech voice-over agency
Czech voice-over production made simple
We have a good selection of the very best Czech voice-over talent available, and you’ll find our voice costs and studio rates to be less than many other agencies offering exactly the same service. And we’ll make sure the chosen Czech voice artist gives you the very best rate for the job, and we’ll negotiate down on repeat fees and broadcast rates on your behalf.
We can record wild, or sync to picture, and deliver the audio back via FTP. When required, we can also re-mix your new Czech voice-over recording with the existing music and effects track, and send you a fully mixed video soundtrack.
To check the availability of our Czech voice-artists and to confirm costs, please contact us using the Quick Quote form below, and we’ll respond within the hour. Or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +44(0)118 958 4934.
To calculate Czech voice-over fees and recording costs
Featured Czech Voice Talent
Here is a selection of Czech voice talent who we regularly work with, but if you don’t find what you’re looking for, we have a dedicated talent management team who will help you source the perfect Czech voice for your needs, and at a price that won’t blow your budget.
If you would like to discuss your project further, please complete the Quick Quote below. You can also call us on +44 (0)118 9584934 , or email: email@example.com
Play and download Czech voice demos, add them to your Quick Quote
Czech translation & voice-over - European Space Agency
In each language version, we first organised the translation of the English script and on-screen captions. Then we recorded the foreign language voice-over of the chosen voice-artist. It was important to match the English voice-over for pace and intonation, and we also had to fit the foreign voice-over within the timings of the English version.
The client was delighted with the results, and we are proud to have worked on such a fine production.
Select a voice-over language
Choose English read in a foreign accent
Select a subtitle language
A short history of the Czech language
The Czech language has its roots in ancient Slavonic, from which it began to separate at the end of the 10th century. It developed during the Middle Ages and spread geographically with the expansion of the Bohemian state (it was known as Bohemian in English until the 19th century).
The literary form of the language became more standardised during the 15th and 16th centuries. This process was influenced by modifications to Czech orthography made by the religious reformer Jan Hus, to accommodate Czech sounds that could not be represented by the Latin alphabet.
Today there are differences between traditional written Czech and common spoken Czech, and several distinct (but mutually intelligible) dialects are spoken within the different regions of the Czech Republic – Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. It is very similar to Slovak – Czechs and Slovaks can understand each other fairly easily.
Czech is the official language of the Czech Republic, where it is spoken by approximately 96% of the population. Other languages spoken in the country include Slovak, German and Polish.
Czech is one of 24 official languages of the European Union.
How many people speak Czech as their first language?
Around 12 million people speak Czech as their first language, the majority of whom live in the Czech Republic. Other countries with significant Czech-speaking communities include Slovakia, Austria, Poland, Germany, Ukraine, Croatia, Romania and the United States.
Did you know…
- There is a particularly large Czech-speaking community in Texas, as a result of thousands of Czech immigrants settling in the state during the 19th century. However, researchers say that the language is dwindling there, and will not survive for much longer.
- The name čeština/Czech comes from that of a Slavic tribe who lived in Central Bohemia. Legend has it that they originally took their name from the Forefather Čech, who brought his tribe to the land.
- Several Czech words do not contain any vowels at all – such as zmrzl (frozen solid), ztvrdl (hardened), scvrkl (shrunk), vlk (wolf) and smrt (death). The Czech language has one consonant widely agreed to be completely unique – the letter ř.
The Czech Republic has one of the most successful economies of the post-Communist democracies of Central and Eastern Europe, particularly since its accession to the European Union in 2004.
The Czech economy relies heavily on industries such as machine-building, the production of iron and steel, electronics, textiles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and so on.
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Brian and Philippe…love them!! What a great call to brighten up my day! They were so professional and so funny and I could tell the client was really happy 😊
Philippe is definitely the best VO artist I’ve heard since being at Sponge! Just wow!
Pleasure to work with
Pleasure to work with these guys. Hugh and the team couldn’t do enough to help and keep us informed throughout our customer journey. Highly recommended!
Alex CarrBBGR Optical
Delivers great work, right on time
We’ve used Matinée for several projects, from video editing to translations of marketing materials, and they’re always a great pleasure to work with. Any requests are answered right away. We’ve had tight deadlines, but we’ve never worried as the team at Matinée delivers great work, right on time.
Lisa PotrawiakSinclair Pharma
Fantastic to work with
The team at Matinée are fantastic to work with. They are really communicative, helpful and turned around the work as quickly as possible. I have no complaints at all and we will definitely be getting back in contact when we next need subtitles.
Jon MirleyThree Motion Media
Matinée is a company I can trust
I’ve worked with Matinee for well over 20 years, and continue to go back to them because of trust; a trust in their commitment to fulfilling the needs of my project, and a trust in the quality of their work.
Bruce CorbyMuddy Boot Productions
I use Matinee a lot for subtitling projects
I use Matinee for a lot of subtitling projects and they never fail to meet the deadlines. Great customer service and fast responses. Well done to the entire team.
Jade BurnellThe Big Word
Friendly and efficient service
The speed of response, and friendly, efficient service from all staff was quite exceptional. Matinee particularly stands out by putting the customer’s needs first, even when the job is relatively small and a bit of a technical challenge. I would strongly recommend Matinee for any subtitling work.
Richard TaylorFreelancer producer and film maker
A fantastic company to work with
A fantastic company to work with. Fast email responses, rapid delivery of audio files, and all with positive and warm personalities shining through! Thank you Matinée for a wonderful customer experience.
They are always well organised
Very pleased with a number of projects completed by Matinée. They are always well organised, providing clear expectations, organisation, efficiency and always deliver a quality product on time. Recommended.
Jon WatkinsJon Watkins TV
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I have to mention the quick response of Sally and Nicole to my last minute request. They both understood the urgency of my need, and helped me complete the recording to hit my deadline.