Norwegian voice-over agency
Norwegian voice-over production made simple
We have a good selection of the very best Norwegian 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 Norwegian 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 Norwegian voice-over recording with the existing music and effects track, and send you a fully mixed video soundtrack.
To check the availability of our Norwegian 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.
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Featured Norwegian Voice-over Talent
Here is a selection of Norwegian 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 Norwegian 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 Norwegian voice demos, add them to your Quick Quote
Norwegian voice-over for Perfect Home
We cast the voice of Camilla, recorded time-sync to picture and cleaned, edited and delivered the audio as 1 x wav file. The client was delighted with the voice-over and went on to create a Swedish version with us as well.
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A short history of the Norwegian language
Norwegian derives from the West Norse dialect group, along with Icelandic and Faroese, while Danish and Swedish derive from East Norse. The western branch of Norse dialects started to break away from the eastern branch after the Kingdom of Norway was founded at the beginning of the 11th century.
Today, spoken Norwegian is essentially mutually intelligible with Danish and Swedish. These three languages are categorised as Mainland Scandinavian, while Icelandic and Faroese are classified as Insular Scandinavian.
Norwegian is unusual in having two distinct written forms – Bokmål (literally ‘book language’, also called Dano-Norwegian) and Nynorsk (‘new Norwegian’). Bokmål derives from Danish (which was the standard written language of Norway from the 16th to 19th centuries), while Nynorsk is based on Norwegian dialects. Although Nynorsk was an attempt at re-establishing their own national language, today 83% of Norwegians still use Bokmål.
Norwegian is the principal official language of Norway, spoken by around 95% of the population. In some northern districts of the country, North Sámi is also an official language (the Sámi people were the original inhabitants of northern Scandinavia).
How many people speak Norwegian as their first language?
It is estimated that almost five million people speak Norwegian as their first language, the majority living in Norway.
Did you know…
- As well as Bokmål and Nynorsk, there are two other written forms of Norwegian, although they don’t have official status. These are Riksmål (‘national language’ – very similar to Bokmål) and the lesser-used Høgnorsk (‘High Norwegian’ – a purer form of Nynorsk).
- Bokmål tends to be associated with the more urban side of Norwegian life – it is used in advertising, entertainment and technology. Nynorsk is more associated with traditional and regional/local culture.
- Local dialects are used more widely in Norway than other Scandinavian countries. There are various ways of grouping them, but they are usually classified as Eastern dialects (East Norwegian and Trøndsk) and Western dialects (Western and Northern).
Norway has a prosperous mixed economy, with a large state sector and a flourishing private sector. The country has abundant natural resources, including petroleum, hydropower, fish, forests and minerals.
Key industries are controlled by the Norwegian government, notably petroleum, which accounts for around 20% of government revenue, as well as the country’s highest proportion of export revenue. Norway is the world’s seventh largest oil exporter and the third largest natural gas exporter.
Norway is not a member of the European Union, but maintains close links through membership of the European Free Trade Association. Norway is the EU’s fourth most important import partner.
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