Drop the mic!

A blog of curiosities about voice-overs in Portugal, and beyond

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Doodle of Marcos, voice actor from Portugal, near a microphone

On doing voice-overs in Portugal

December 13, 2021

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I worked at radio stations for almost 20 years and, in parallel, I have been doing part-time voice-overs for 15 years. I recently chose to be a full-time VO talent. But it seems that most […] 

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When a buzz makes a fuss

November 18, 2021

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Glup! A fly enters the vocal booth…

Bzzzzz […]

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Children light up our lives but can also mess up the work 😉

October 26, 2021

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Having a strip of small LED lights in the voice-over booth is very nice!

It gives me a perfect calm environment to make a voice-over. I really like it […]

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VO, a real life experience

September 29, 2021

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Someone – Don’t I know you from somewhere?!

Me – Hmm… I don’t think so […]

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Tour de Francophonie

August 31, 2021

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Being a freelance voice actor is having a ticket to ride. My life serves as an example: I have an audio booth in my home’s attic, I exchange emails with clients on the computer in the living room, I speak […]

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portuguese voice-over

Voice talent from Portugal? Do you mean voice actor from Portugal? Or do you mean voice artist from Portugal?

July 19, 2021

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Am I talented? I hope so but, honestly, I don’t know. And am I an actor? Well, I can pretend I’m one! I’m not sure I want to be known as an artist because in the Portuguese language that also […]

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Hit the button, Jack

June 29, 2021

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It had been a long day, too long. I had an unusual large amount of work outside the studio. I sighed in relief late in the afternoon when I stopped for the first time, knowing I was alive only because […]

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Oh, baby, baby, it’s a wild (and small) world

June 6, 2021

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No doubt we live in a small world.

I remember on the last big trip I took, in the middle of the rainforest in Malaysia, I went to […]

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Chocolate spitfire!

May 5, 2021

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Ah, chocolate, chocolate…

I love chocolate. Simple chocolate, milk chocolate, lighter, darker chocolate, chocolate with liqueur […]

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Woof-over

April 28, 2021

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My first professional experience with a microphone was on a small local radio. It was in a villa, and the “studio” was not soundproofed […]

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