Thai voice-over agency
Matinée has been a trusted supplier to the Thai 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.
Thai voice-over production made simple
Matinée Multilingual has been setting the quality standards in the UK’s Thai 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 Thai, and in over 80 other foreign languages.
We have a good selection of the very best Thai 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 Thai 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 Thai voice artists are talented and experienced in a whole range of different voiceover projects, from ads, to corporate narration, to character voices. Whatever the type of voice you need, we’ll be sure to help you find it from our selection of Thai 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 Thai voice-over recording with the existing music and effects track, and send you a fully mixed video soundtrack.
To check the availability of our Thai 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 Thai voice-over fees and recording costs
Featured Thai Voice-over Talent
We have a large database of Thai voice talent for you to choose from, no matter what type of voiceover project you’re working on.
Here is a selection of Thai voice talent who we regularly work with, but if you don’t find what you’re looking for, we have a committed talent management team who will help you source the perfect Thai voice for your needs, and at a price that won’t blow your budget.
Our experienced and dedicated team are ready to answer your questions about anything, from selecting a voice actor, to the rest of the recording process.
Play and download Thai voice demos, add them to your Quick Quote
Thai male voice over – Silverson Machines
Silverson Machines develops and builds high-speed, high-shear mixers. They required a Thai voice-over agency to cast and record a native Thai male narrator for their corporate promo. As a leading multilingual voice-over agency Matinée could offer Silverson everything they required including time-coding and translation of the script into Thai and recording and editing the audio files. We produced four language versions in total: Thai, Russian, Italian and Polish.Chris Ryan said “We are very pleased with our association with Matinée. Natalia has been an excellent co-ordinator of our projects, and all the voiceover artists have been very accommodating in providing individual test readings for us”.
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Choose English read in a foreign accent
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A short history of the Thai language
It is believed that spoken Thai originated in the area around Vietnam and China. Its development was influenced by Pali, Sanskrit and Old Khmer – over half of all Thai words are borrowed from these languages.
The written language derives from a south Indian script which was brought to mainland South-East Asia in the 4th or 5th century. The first Thai alphabet was introduced by King Ramkamhaeng in 1923.
There are many Thai dialects but the one spoken in and around Bangkok – called Central Thai – is regarded as the standard language and used by the government, schools and the media.
Which countries have Thai as a national language?
Thai is the official language of Thailand.
How many people speak Thai as their first language?
It is estimated that around 60 million people speak Thai. Outside Thailand, the biggest Thai-speaking community (of approximately 80,000 people) is in Los Angeles, in the United States.
Did you know…
- Thai is a tonal language, like Chinese, Lao and Vietnamese. There are five tones used in Thai speech – mid, low, high, falling and rising.
- The Thai alphabet has 44 consonants and 15 vowels, but many letters are hardly used and arguably redundant. There are four different ways to write ‘s’ and six different ways to write ‘t’. Back in the 1940s, the government tried to reduce the number of letters in the alphabet, but it wasn’t a popular move.
- There are four major dialects in Thailand, spoken in the southern, northern, north-eastern and central parts of the country. The Central Thai dialect is widely understood in all regions.
- Thai and Lao are mutually intelligible – Thai television programmes are broadcast in neighbouring Laos.
The Thai economy
Thailand has an export-dependent economy, with low unemployment and a well-developed infrastructure. It has the second largest economy in South-East Asia, after Indonesia.
The country’s exports, which account for 60% of its GDP, include rice (Thailand is the largest exporter of rice in the world), fish, textiles, rubber, automobiles and electric appliances.
Although Thailand is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, its tourist industry accounts for only around 7% of the country’s GDP.
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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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.