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French voice-over agency

Matinée has been a trusted supplier to the French voice recording and subtitling industry for over thirty years, and our experience is second to none. You can trust us to deliver exactly what you need, and at a price you can afford.
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French voice-over production made simple

Matinée Multilingual has been setting the quality standards in the UK’s French voice-over recording industry for over 30 years, from our recording studios in Reading. We offer a comprehensive range of voice-over recording services, and subtitling services in French and over 80 other foreign languages.

We have a good selection of the very best French 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. We’ll make sure the chosen French 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.

Our French voice artists are talented and experienced in a whole range of different voiceover projects, from audiobooks, to e-learning narration, to adverts. Whatever the type of voice you need, we’ll be sure to help you find it from our selection of French voice talent. 

We can record wild or sync to picture, and deliver the audio back via FTP. When required, we can also re-mix your new French voice-over recording with the existing music and effects track, and send you a fully mixed video soundtrack.

To check the availability of our French 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 or call us on +44(0)118 958 4934.

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    French narrator for Agence Comeen web video

    Case Study

    StudioLab required a French voice-over to narrate a Agence Comeen web video.  The video takes a prominent place on their website home page, so they required a leading French voice-over agency to cast the ‘perfect’ voice actor to represent their company.

    We selected Olivier because his voice is authoritative, friendly and energetic. We recorded the script wild, and delivered as a wav file, ready for StudioLab to complete the animation.

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    Choose English read in a foreign accent

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    A short history of the French language

    French is a Romance language, descended from the Vulgar (or vernacular) Latin brought into the country by conquering Romans during the 2nd and 1st centuries BC.

    Early development of the French language was also influenced by the native Celtic language, Gaulish, as well as the Frankish language of post-Roman Germanic invaders.

    The various dialects that evolved during the 9th to the 12th century – different enough from Latin by now to be considered a separate language – are known as Old French. Francien, spoken in and around Paris, became the prevailing dialect – and the basis for standard French – as the city grew in importance.

    During the Middle French period (14th – 16th century), under the influence of the Renaissance, many Italian and Greek words were borrowed. In 1635 Cardinal Richelieu founded the French Academy to maintain the purity of the language as it moved into the Modern French period. Today the structure of Modern French remains comparatively close to Middle French.

    From the 17th century onwards, the French language was taken out into the world with the expansion of the French colonial empire – notably to north and west Africa, and north America.
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    They were so professional

    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!

    Maria Trathen


    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 Carr

    BBGR 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 Potrawiak

    Sinclair 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 Mirley

    Three 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 Corby

    Muddy 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 Burnell

    The 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 Taylor

    Freelancer 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.

    Anne Crawford


    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 Watkins

    Jon Watkins TV

    Quick response to meet my deadline

    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.

    Joville Villanueva

    Shell UK Ltd