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Archive for the ‘Film Commentary’ Category

Cereproc Text to Speech project

January 30, 2012

We recently had Graham and Chris from Cereproc in the studio recording a text to speech project with a Lancashire female voice over artist called Jess to add to their growing range of dialects. CereProc has developed the world’s most advanced text to speech technology. Their voices not only sound real, they have character, making […]

The Story Of Film – An Odyssey. Finally completed!!

August 29, 2011

Over the past few months I’ve been working with Mark Cousins, recording his commentary at the Offbeat studio for his epic documentary. The film is based on Mark’s book of the same name and it’s taken him and producer John Archer from Hopscotch Films 6 years to make this series.  It’s due to be screened […]

The Story of Film

June 18, 2011

The Story Of Film commentary continues with film director Mark Cousins. We are now at episode 8 out of 15. Even though I haven’t seen any film, and am dealing just with the narration, the story stands up really well. When mentioning this to Mark he thought of perhaps releasing a voice only version podcast […]

The Story Of Film – Channel 4

May 12, 2011

I have the great pleasure of working with Mark Cousins again, recording his commentary for 15 x 1 hour episodes of a film based on his book The Story Of Film for Hopscotch Films in Glasgow. It’s set to be screened on Saturday nights on Channel 4 later in the year. Mark Cousins is an […]