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Taiwanese voice-over agency

Matinée has been a trusted supplier to the Taiwanese 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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Taiwanese voice-over production made simple

Matinée Multilingual has been setting the quality standards in the UK’s Taiwanese 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 Taiwanese, and in over 80 other foreign languages.

We have a good selection of the very best Taiwanese 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 Taiwanese 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 Taiwanese voice-over recording with the existing music and effects track, and send you a fully mixed video soundtrack.

To check the availability of our Taiwanese 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 project@matinee.co.uk or call us on +44(0)118 958 4934.

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    Taiwanese video translation for Microsoft Skydrive promo

    Case Study

    Microsoft required audio-visual translations of their Skydrive promo video in 38 languages, including an Taiwanese version. And because Matinée are both a voice-over agency and captioning company, Microsoft’s translation partner – Lionbridge, selected Matinée to handle all aspects of the video translation work.

    First we undertook a review of the Adobe After Effects and Final Cut Pro video files, to work out the best approach for the Taiwanese video translation work. Then we produced an audio transcription, to include both a time-coded voice-over script, and the on-screen captions. Lionbridge produced all the translations and DTP work. We cast and recorded one native Taiwanese voice-over artist, taking care to match the existing time-constraints as closely as possible.

    Our engineers integrated the translations, graphics and Taiwanese voice-over into the supplied source files, adjusting the animations to match the new Taiwanese voice-over track. The final Estonian version video was encoded as an H264 MP4, ready for publishing on Microsoft’s portal.

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    A short history of the Taiwanese language

    Taiwanese (also known as Taiwanese Hokkien) is a variety of Hokkien – a Chinese dialect – that is spoken in Taiwan. As such, it belongs to the Min Nan group of the Chinese branch of the Sino-Tibetan family of languages. Whether Taiwanese is a separate language within this family is a matter of some debate.

    Taiwanese is close to Amoy, and similarly based on a mixture of Zhangzhou and Quanzhou speech. It is largely mutually intelligible with other dialects of Hokkien spoken in China and other parts of Southeast Asia, and to a lesser extent with other Min Nan languages such as Teochew. It is not mutually intelligible with Mandarin Chinese.

    From the early 17th century onwards, Taiwan has been settled by waves of Chinese people migrating from mainland China. Many of the earlier settlers came from regions of Min Nan (southern Fujian), and they brought their native Hokkien language with them.

    The Taiwanese language evolved over the years from a mixture of Hokkien, Hakka (another Chinese dialect), and the Formosan languages that are indigenous to Taiwan. A number of Japanese loanwords have also been incorporated, as a result of half a century of Japanese rule (beginning in 1895).
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    Testimonials

    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

    Sponge

    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

    Decide

    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