VOICE-OVER RATES

General Auditions

This is the hourly rate for all cinema/radio/TV auditions: 

Auditions = R980 (per artist, per character, per accent, per script)

Cancellations

This is the rate charged for recording cancellations in ANY category (radio/TV/online/cinema etc.) once the artist has been called out to site on a given project or brief. This applies to strict cancellations only, not postponements which are NOT charged, 

Cancellations = R980 

Rejections

This is the rate charged for a submitted voice over being rejected by the client after a final script was shared and performed, over and above the full quoted performance fee. 

Cinema/Radio/Tv/Online = R980 

All long form narration categories = 50% of total recording fee. 

BROADCAST

NON-BROADCAST

TELEVISION (min rate/12 month usage cycle) 

Local = R4,450

Regional = R6,290

National = R9,290

CORPORATE NARRATIONS

Any recording that is distributed by a company to a specific distribution list to any of the following USAGE AREAS : Email, MMS, AMS, or any other similar format as a marketing exercise with commercial content or intent. Usage for 12 month consecutive period. All rates under 2 minutes are inclusive of a R700 flat fee for studio time. 

RADIO ADVERT - 30 second
(min rate/12 month usage cycle) 

Local = R1,480

Regional = R2,840

National = R3,540

RADIO IMAGING / PROMOs 
(min rate/12 month usage cycle) 

10-15 Second Spots (minimum of 3 per order)

- No music or SFX (raw read) = R500*

- With music or SFX = R900*

*plus relevant individual usage fees  from 12 consecutive months

Usage = +50%

15 sec = R300

30 sec = R450

45 sec = R550

60 sec = R600

2 - 5 mins = R2,980*

5 - 10 mins = R4,115*

10 or more: Request a separate quote*

*plus individual usage fees based on 12 consecutive months  

EXPLAINER VIDEOS / ONLINE COMMERCIALS

All rates are inclusive of a R700 flat fee for studio time. 

0 - 1 min = R600*

Every extra 1 min or part thereof = + R500*

*plus relevant individual usage fees  from 12 consecutive months

Usage = +50% performance fee (website / YouTube channel only)
Usage = +100% performance fee (website AND social channels)

DUBBING

(Playing anything from 1 to 5 characters & more)

- R 5.50 PER line

(a line is considered to be between 8 - 10 words)
- Minimum Call Rate - R320
- Minimum Studio Time : ½ hour
- Maximum Studio Time : 4 consecutive hours

PUBLIC LOCATION ANNOUNCEMENTS

Includes in-store announcements, Airports, Stadiums, Garage Forecourts, IVR Systems. 
All rates are subject to a usage rate that is 50% of the recording fee. 

 

Pre-recorded Announcements

R980 per script - up to 3 separate announcements
(30sec max each)

Live Event Announcer (seen / unseen)

R920 per hour 

Availability: Weekdays (7PM to late)  & Weekends (time flexible) 

ANIMATION/PUPPETRY/GAMING

DUBBING

Recording a voice for character that has ALREADY been created.


R980 per minute, per character, per episode EXCLUDING Usage

PRE-LAY

Recording Voice ONLY, PRIOR to the creation of the characters.


R1300 per minute, per character, per episode EXCLUDING Usage

CINEMA ADVERTISING

R980 performance fee (per artist, per character, per accent, per script) + Usage (consecutive period)

USAGE

4 weeks   = R980 + R1,387.50 =  R2,367.50

2 months = R980 + R1,735 =  R2,715

6 months = R980 + R2,655 = R3,635

12 months = R980 + R4,155 = R5,135

DIRECT DIGITAL MARKETING

Any recording that is distributed by a company to a specific distribution list to any of the following USAGE AREAS : Email, MMS, AMS, or any other similar format as a marketing exercise with commercial content or intent. Usage for 12 month consecutive period.

Performance fee = R980

Usage fee w/ visuals = 75% of applicable Television Commercial usage period PER usage area
 

Usage fee w/o visuals = 50% of the applicable Radio Commercial usage period PER usage area

TRAINING / TUTORIAL MATERIALS

R3 / word

Minimum 1000 words

INTERNET INSERTS (WEB / SOCIAL MEDIA)

A recording specifically for the Internet that will not be used on ANY other medium

Performance fee = R980 + usage fees as applicable

Client website only = 100% of the applicable Radio (no visuals) or Television (with visuals) usage fee

Social Media only = 75% of the applicable Radio (no visuals) or Television (with visuals) usage fee
 

Packaged deal for web & social = 150% of the applicable Radio (no visuals) or Television (with visuals) usage fee

TELEPHONE ON-HOLD MESSAGES

R700
Open to budget negotiations. Request a separate quote

MOBILE IVRs

R596 + R50/prompt

VIRTUAL TOURS

0 - 2 mins = R2,000

2 - 5 mins = R2,600

5 - 10 mins = R4,000

If you have a budget for your project that doesn’t seem to line up with the rates posted, please don’t just move on to another voice talent. I am more than happy to discuss your project needs and your budget via phonecall or physical meeting so that we can settle on a mutually satisfying solution. 

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BUDGETS