Voiceover Services (VOS)


Voiceover Services (VOS)

Let us lend a Voice to your company!

Do you need a professional sounding Voice Over for any of your Corporate or E-Learning materials? If so, we can help you.

Several of our Trainers are also professional Voice Artists who are available through us to record your :

  • Courseware
  • Promotions
  • Convention Introductions and announcements
  • In-house training videos
  • Interactive voice messaging
  • On-hold telephone messaging
  • E-learning programs
  • and can even do character voices and accents to add to the fun 

Our VO services are competitively priced and we can offer you a completed and professionally finished studio recording that you can use immediately.

Have a listen to some style samples to get a taste of what can be done to spice up your upcoming project

Prices are negotiated using Industry rates, examples of which you can see on our rate chart below.


 

Voice Samples         Press button to hear sample.


TypeListen- FemaleListen-Male

E-Learning and Courseware


Instructions and characterisations for E-learning programs




Corporate Narration


Professional narration for corporate in-house training,

branding, promotions and conferences





Online


Narration for videos and online production and social media




Interactive Voice Messaging


Voice for interactive message systems




On-Hold Messages


Voice for your on-hold telephone and call waiting






TYPECodeLengthUsageDurationCost (ex gst)
E-Learning and Courseware




Instructional Recordings, Induction Videos & In-house Training Videos




Corporate Narration




Documentary




Internet Branding and Promotions




Conference, Events and Awards Announcements and Intros




Interactive Voice Messaging Systems




On-Hold Messages




Extras





Type Code Duration Location Cost Type
E-Learning VO-E-15 15 minute recorded  Sydney/ $1100 Individual

RATE CARD

Valid from 1st January 2019

To download a pdf version of the ratecard 

TELEVISION / CINEMA COMMERCIALS

Per track, per hour, per medium, TV fees include use for PayTV as well as Free-to-Air

Submission /Demo / Revision tracks: 175.00

Final Tracks:
More than 1 state / National: Usage Usage
Length of Commercial 12 Months 3 Months
1 x 15 or 1 x 30 825.00 495.00
1 x 45 or 1 x 60 880.00 515.00
1 x 90 935.00 550.00
1 x 120 990.00 585.00
Final Tracks:
1 State only / National: Usage Usage
Length of Commercial 12 Months 3 Months
1 x 15 or 1 x 30 540.00 375.00
1 x 45 or 1 x 60 595.00 395.00
1 x 90 640.00 415.00
1 x 120 680.00 440.00
TV Billboards: Rights for 12 months
Up to 10 seconds – Single 385.00
Up to 10 seconds – Double (open & closer) 440.00

RADIO COMMERCIALS

Per product, per hour (up to five tracks)

Submission tracks: 175.00

Final Tracks:
More than 1 state / National:
12 Months 3 Months
440.00 340.00
1 state only:
12 Months 3 Months
375.00 310.00
RADIO TAGS
Use above scale, all tags regarded as individual tracks – see note on ‘Tags’ in Definitions.
RADIO STATION PROMOS
Fees by negotiation

TV / RADIO RESEARCH: 175.00
Per product, per hour, per medium, per track
TV /Radio script – research only, not for broadcast
*Radio up to five tracks

CHARACTER: 175.00
Per character, per track/script
This applies to all media. Note that the character fee is added to the base fee for all tracks, including: cut-downs, tags, billboards, rollovers etc. (Please refer to “Definitions” for details of character voices; if in doubt please discuss with agent when booking.)

POST SYNCHRONISATION
Up to 60 seconds add 200.00 per track/script
Over 60 seconds add 255.00 per track/script

INTERNET
Use of Radio or TV tracks:
Where an existing Radio or Television commercial track is used on the Internet, a fee of 50% of the applicable National fee for the Radio or Television commercial applies. As with the original commercial, usage is for either a 3 or 12 month period.

INTERNET PRESENTATION
Per script, per hour – 605.00

NARRATION / CORPORATE / DVD SCRIPTS
Per client / product, per hour.
Internal Corporate Usage only: 440.00
Limited external usage (events, trade shows, narrowcasts, awards etc): 550.00
General public usage, or for sale, broadcast or commercial distribution: 880.00
Pick-up fee (half hour booking): 275.00
*Pick up is a revision to an existing

TELEPHONE I.V.R. (Interactive Voice Recording)
Per business / product, per hour, per country: 440.00

TELEPHONE MESSAGES (ON HOLD)
Messages of up to 60 seconds, small businesses only: 175.00 per message (1/2 hour booking)
Medium-to-large businesses: 440.00 per hour, per company, per country

FOREIGN NARRATION
Not for broadcast, sale, or commercial distribution
Per script, per hour: 400.00
Pick-up Fee (Up to 1/2 Hour Booking): 250.00

FOREIGN TRANSLATION
Per 100 words of English script or part thereof: 55.00

ANIMATION PROJECTS
Quotes and demos available on request

DOCUMENTARIES
Fee by negotiation depending on length, countries and medium used

OTHER MEDIA
Television or Radio Station Promos, Mobile Phones. Stadium, Street Vision, Shopping Centres, Airlines/Inflight, Talking Products, In Store and other electronic broadcast utilities.
Fees by negotiation



 

DEFINITIONS

CANCELLATION FEE:
If less than 24 hours notice is given prior to time of the booking, a base rate of $175 per hour is payable.

CHARACTER VOICE:
Any voice or sound that is outside the range of an artist’s normal speaking voice, including any accent or voice for an animated character. If in doubt, please check with agent at time of booking. Broadcast clearance of any character voice or impersonation is the responsibility of the client.

EXCLUSIVITY:
Exclusivity should not be presumed for any voice artist or any product. Exclusivity is by negotiation only.

MINIMUM RATES ONLY:
The rates in this rate card are minimum rates only. Agents and performers are free to negotiate rates with producers/ advertisers in excess of the rates set out herein, provided that where a single television track is intended to run with different tags (as defined) in a large national campaign that is substantial in nature and there are to be multiple tags produced in one session, then the agents and performers may negotiate rates other than those set out in this rate sheet.

NAME ASSOCIATION:
Double fee where the performer’s name (either visually or audibly) is to be used in conjunction with any campaign.

POSTPONEMENT:
A call may be postponed within 24 hours of the booking without penalty provided that a further definite booking is made within 7 days of the original call. In all other cases a cancellation fee is payable. Only one postponement is allowed before a cancellation fee is incurred. If the rescheduled call is cancelled within the postponement period a cancellation fee is payable.

ROLLOVERS:
Where use exceeds the contracted period a rollover must be paid. The producer/advertiser must advise the agent before this occurs and arrange for the rollover fee to be paid. Rollovers are charged at current rates.

SUBMISSIONS:
“Submission” is defined as a recording where a performer is asked to voice a proposed script for a commercial for demonstration purposes only. A submission track may be broadcast provided a final/ broadcast fee is paid. If a track is a submission, this must be notified to the agent at the time of booking otherwise the full fee is payable. It will be assumed, unless otherwise notified, that all submissions (excluding research-only tracks) are going to air. The balance of the final fee will be invoiced within 30 days of the date of the recording.

USAGE:
Usage considered to commence from date of recording unless otherwise notified.


The Commercial Voiceover rates listed below are the industry minimum rates for the engagement of Commercial Voice Over Artists in Australia. These rates have been developed by Equity in consultation with the Communications Council of Australia. These rates are NOT inclusive of Super as payable by the employer under the terms of the Superannuation Guarantee. As of July 1st 2014 Superannuation is calculated as 9.5% of the employees’ ordinary time earnings.

Rates effective from January 1st, 2019.

TELEVISION / CINEMA COMMERCIALS

Per hour, per medium, per key number. TV fees include Free to Air and PayTV.

TV Submission: $190

Per track / script. Subsequent recording hours for the same commercial charged at the submission rate if the previous recording has not yet been communicated to the public.

TV Billboards:

Rights for up to 12 months

Single: $385 Double: $440

RADIO COMMERCIALS

Per product, per hour (up to five tracks)

Radio Submission: $190

Up to five tracks. Subsequent recording hours for the same product charged at the submission rate if the previous recording has not yet beencommunicated to the public.

IN-FLIGHT, POINT OF SALE, TRADE FAIRS & STADIUMS

All payable at one additional fee each provided that where three or more of these rights are exercised concurrently a maximum fee of double the fee for these rights is payable. All other additional uses are by negotiation provided that the artist will be paid no less than the rates contained in this Agreement.

TELEVISION/RADIO COMMERCIAL ON THE INTERNET OR MOBILE DEVICES

Where a voiceover has been produced for a television or radio commercial and the client wishes to then use the same commercial on the internet or Australian mobile devices, the following provisions shall apply:
(a) Where the commercial was produced as a radio commercial and it is transmitted as audio only and not with images, the performer will bepaid an additional 50% of the national radio rate for the relevant period (either 3, 6 or 12 months).

(b) Where the commercial was produced as a television or cinema commercial or where the commercial is to be synchronized with images, theperformer will be paid an additional 50% of the national television rate for the relevant period (either 3, 6 or 12 months).
(c) When both television/cinema and internet usage are purchased as a bundle at the time of the initial booking, via a single invoice and billedat the final rate card rate, a 10% discount of the rate applies as follows:

COMMERCIALS PRODUCED FOR THE INTERNET OR MOBILE DEVICES

Where a commercial is produced specifically for the internet and/or Australian mobile devices and the commercial is not intended for broadcaston television or radio, or for use in cinemas, the following provisions will apply:
(a) Where the commercial is transmitted as audio only and not with images, the performer will be paid 100% of the national radio rate for therelevant period (either 3, 6 or 12 months).

(b) Where the commercial is transmitted synchronized with images, the performer will be paid 100% of the national television rate for the relevantperiod (either 3, 6 or 12 months).

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LENGTH OF COMMERCIAL

12 MONTHS

4-6 MONTHS

3 MONTHS

MORE THAN 1 STATE

1 STATE

MORE THAN 1 STATE

1 STATE

MORE THAN 1 STATE

1 STATE

1 x 15 / 30

$880

$575

$705

$490

$530

$400

1 x 45 / 60

$940

$635

$745

$530

$550

$420

1 x 90

$1,000

$685

$795

$565

$590

$445

1 x 120

$1,055

$725

$840

$600

$625

$470

12 MONTHS

4-6 MONTHS

3 MONTHS

MORE THAN 1 STATE

1 STATE

MORE THAN 1 STATE

1 STATE

MORE THAN 1 STATE

1 STATE

$470

$400

$420

$365

$365

$330

LENGTH OF COMMERCIAL

12 MONTHS

4-6 MONTHS

3 MONTHS

1 x 15 / 30

$1,190

$950

$715

1 x 45 / 60

$1,270

$1,005

$745

1 x 90

$1,350

$1,075

$795

1 x 120

$1,425

$1,135

$845

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RESEARCH NARRATIONS / ANIMATICS

$190 per script.
Client proposal narrative for research purposes only
(up to 60 seconds in length).

CHARACTER VOICES

Add: $190 per character, per track.
This applies to all media. Note that the character fee is added to
the base fee on all tracks, including cut-downs, tags, billboards and
rollovers. (Please refer to “Definitions” for details of character voices).

POST SYNCHRONISATION

A voiceover artist required for post synchronisation or ADR shall be paid no less than the following:
Up to 60 seconds add: 
$215 per commercial.
Over 60 seconds add: 
$275 per commercial.

INTERNET PRESENTATION

Audio navigation presentation. Per hour, per entity: $620DEFINITIONS

SUBMISSIONS:

“Submission” is defined as a recording where a performer is askedto voice a proposed script for a commercial for demonstration purposes only. A submission track may be broadcast provided afinal/ broadcast fee is paid.

If a track is a submission, this must be notified to the agent at thetime of booking, otherwise the full fee is payable. It will be assumed,unless otherwise notified, that all submissions (excluding research- only tracks) are going to air. The balance of the final fee will beinvoiced within 30 days of the date of the recording.

USAGE:

Usage is considered to commence from date of recording unless firston-air date is advised at the time of booking.

ADDITIONAL USES:

In-Store / Point of Sale, In-Flight, Trade Fair, Outdoor, Stadium Usage: Payable at 100% of the applicable TV or radio fee, provided that where three or more of these additional mediums are required concurrently, a maximum double fee is payable. Other usage or mediums by negotiation. Other usage or medium such as Television and Radio Station Promos, Mobile Phones, Electronic Scoreboards, Shopping Centre P.A.s, Airlines, Kiosks, Talking Products, Street Vision and other electronic broadcast utilities. Fees by negotiation.

TAGS:

A tag is confined to the following information added to the end of
a track: business name, location, phone number or information
which relates solely to the legal requirements of the jurisdiction in which the commercial is to be communicated. A recording may be considered a tag if it updates a track with the above information and
where at least 1 full final fee has been charged. A tag or tags canonly be added to 1 original main track and must be run in an identical format in all markets. In cases where multiple tags are used, rates by negotiation.

OVERSEAS USAGE:

Double loading per country, excluding US and UK which are by negotiation and New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong which are charged at Australian national rates.

CANCELLATION FEE:

If less than 24 hours notice is given prior to time of booking, a cancellation fee of $190.00 per hour is payable.

NARRATION / CORPORATE / DVD SCRIPTS

Per client / product, per hour.
Internal corporate usage only: 
$440
Limited external usage (events, trade shows, narrowcasts, awards, etc.): $550General public usage, or for sale, broadcast or commercial distribution: $880Pick-up fee (half-hour booking): $295

I.V.R.

Per entity / product, per hour, per country: $450Pick-up fees do not apply to telephone or I.V.R bookings

TELEPHONE MESSAGES (ON HOLD)

Messages up to 60 seconds per half hour booking (not interactive, smallbusiness only): $190
Messages per hour, per entity (not interactive, small business only): $350

FOREIGN NARRATION

Per script, per hour: $440
Corporate usage only, other usage by negotiation. Pick-up fee (half-hourbooking): $295

POSTPONEMENT:

A call may be postponed within 24 hours of the booking withoutpenalty provided that a further definite booking is made within 7 daysof the original call. In all other cases a cancellation fee is payable. Only one postponement is allowed before a cancellation fee is incurred. If the rescheduled call is cancelled within the postponement period a cancellation fee is payable.

ANIMATION PROJECTS:

Quotes and demos available upon request.

CHARACTER VOICE:

Means any voice or sound that is beyond the range of an Artist’s normal speaking voice, including any accent or voice for an animated character. If in doubt please discuss with agent when booking. Broadcast clearance of voice impersonation is client’s responsibility.

SINGING:

Add character loading to applicable base fee, per singing track.

DOCUMENTARIES:

Fee by negotiation depending on length, countries and media used.

POLITICAL:

Double the total fee.

EXCLUSIVITY:

Exclusivity should not be presumed for any voice artist or any product. Exclusivity is by negotiation only.
NAME ASSOCIATION:
Double loading applies where the performer’s name (either visually or
audibly) is to be used in conjunction with any campaign.

ROLLOVERS:

Where use exceeds the contracted period a rollover must be paid. The producer/advertiser must advise the agent before this occurs and arrange for the rollover fee to be paid. Rollovers are charged at current rates.

TELEVISION / CINEMA / INTERNET

Per hour, per medium, per key number. TV fees include Free to Air and PayTV.

TV Submission: $190

Per track / script. Subsequent recording hours for the same commercial charged
at the submission rate if the previous recording has not yet been communicated to the public.

TV Billboards:

Rights for up to 3 months

Single: $385 Double: $440

TELEVISION & INTERNET BUNDLE*

*A discounted bundled rate applies if television and internet usage is invoiced together. If internet usage is added subsequent to the television fee being invoiced, internet is charged at 50%

of the applicable ‘More Than 1 State’ television rate.

RADIO

Per product, per hour (up to five tracks)

Radio Submission: $190

Up to five tracks. Subsequent recording hours for the same product charged at the submission rate if the previous recording has not yet been communicated to the public.

CHARACTER VOICES

Add: $190 per character, per track.
This applies to all media. Note that the character fee is added to the base fee on all tracks, including cut-downs, tags, billboards and rollovers. (Please refer to “Definitions” for details of character voices).

POST SYNCHRONISATION

Up to 60 seconds add: $215 per commercial.
Over 60 seconds add: 
$275 per commercial.

ALL RATES QUOTED ARE EXCLUSIVE OF GST

TELEVISION / CINEMA / INTERNET

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LENGTH OF COMMERCIAL

MORE THAN 1 STATE

1 STATE

12 MONTHS

4-6 MONTHS

3 MONTHS

12 MONTHS

4-6 MONTHS

3 MONTHS

1 x 6 / 10

$765

$615

$460

$495

$420

$350

1 x 15 / 30

$880

$705

$530

$575

$490

$400

1 x 45 / 60

$940

$745

$550

$635

$530

$420

1 x 90

$1,000

$795

$590

$685

$565

$445

1 x 120

$1,055

$840

$625

$725

$600

$470

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TELEVISION & INTERNET BUNDLE *

LENGTH OF COMMERCIAL

12 MONTHS

4-6 MONTHS

3 MONTHS

1 x 15 / 30

$1,190

$950

$715

1 x 45 / 60

$1,270

$1,005

$745

1 x 90

$1,350

$1,075

$795

1 x 120

$1,425

$1,135

$845

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RADIO

Online / Internet only usage of Radio tracks at 100% of regular Radio rates. If airing on Radio and Online, an additional 50% of the applicable ‘More Than 1 State’ radio fee applies.

MORE THAN 1 STATE

1 STATE

12 MONTHS

4-6 MONTHS

3 MONTHS

12 MONTHS

4-6 MONTHS

3 MONTHS

$470

$420

$365

$400

$365

$330

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I.V.R.

Per entity / product, per hour,
per country: 
$450
Pick-up fees do not apply to telephone or I.V.R bookings

TELEPHONE MESSAGES
(ON HOLD)
Messages up to 60 seconds per half hour booking (not interactive, small business only): $190
Messages per hour, per entity (not interactive, small business only): $350

FOREIGN NARRATION

Per script, per hour: $440
Corporate usage only, other usage by negotiation.
Pick-up fee (half-hour booking): 
$295

TRANSLATION

Per 100 words or part thereof: $55

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REVISED RATES FROM October 1st, 2018

PROPOSAL

INTERNAL PRESENTATIONS

ONLINE CONTENT

EXTERNAL PRESENTATIONS


Research Narrations / Pitches / Animatics

Client proposal for research / pitch purposes only, not for broadcast.$190 Up to 60 seconds in length, up to 30 minute session.

Case Studies / Sizzle and Hype Reels / Company Presentations

Small targeted audience, not for broadcast, sale or commercial distribution.$295 Up to 3 minutes content, up to 30 minute session.
$440 Over 3 minutes content, up to 60 minute session.

Online Case Studies / Branded Content / Online Company Presentations

$350 Up to 3 minutes content, up to 30 minute session.$620 Over 3 minutes content, up to 60 minute session.

Events / Trade Shows / Awards etc

$550 Up to 60 minute session. Limited external usage.
$880 Up to 60 minute session. General public usage / for sale / broadcast or distribution.$295 Pick-up / Revision fee, up to 30 minute session.

ALL RATES QUOTED ARE EXCLUSIVE OF GST

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DEFINITIONS

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ADDITIONAL USES:

In-Store / Point of Sale, In-Flight, Trade Fair, Outdoor, Stadium Usage: Payable at 100% of the applicable TV
or radio fee, provided that where three or more of these additional mediums are required concurrently, a maximum double fee is payable. Other usage or mediums by negotiation. Other usage or medium such as Television and Radio Station Promos, Mobile Phones, Electronic Scoreboards, Shopping Centre P.A.s, Airlines, Kiosks, Talking Products, Street Vision and other electronic broadcast utilities. Fees by negotiation.

ANIMATION PROJECTS:

Quotes and demos available upon request.

CANCELLATION FEE:

If less than 24 hours notice is given prior to time of booking, a cancellation fee of $190.00 per hour is payable.

CHARACTER VOICE:

Means any voice or sound that is beyond the range of an Artist’s normal speaking voice, including any accent or voice for an animated character. If in doubt please discuss with agent when booking. Broadcast clearance of voice impersonation is client’s responsibility.

DOCUMENTARIES:

Fee by negotiation depending on length, countries and medium(s).

EXCLUSIVITY:

Exclusivity should not be presumed for any voice artist or any product. Exclusivity is by negotiation only.

NAME ASSOCIATION:

Double loading applies where the performer’s name (either visually or audibly) is to be used in conjunction with any campaign.

OVERSEAS USAGE:

Double loading per country, excluding US and UK which are by negotiation and New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong which are charged at Australian national rates.

POSTPONEMENT:

A call may be postponed within 24 hours of the booking without penalty provided that a further definite booking is made within 7 days of the original call. In all other cases a cancellation fee is payable. Only one postponement

is allowed before a cancellation fee is incurred. If the rescheduled call is cancelled within the postponement period a cancellation fee is payable.ROLLOVERS:

Where use exceeds the contracted period a rollover must be paid. The producer/advertiser must advise the agent before this occurs and arrange for the rollover fee to be paid. Rollovers are charged at current rates.

SINGING:

Add character loading to applicable base fee, per singing track.

SUBMISSIONS:

“Submission” is defined as a recording where a performer is asked to voice a proposed script for a commercial for demonstration purposes only. A submission track may be broadcast provided a final/ broadcast fee is paid.

If a track is a submission, this must be notified to the agent at the time of booking, otherwise the full fee is payable.
It will be assumed, unless otherwise notified, that all submissions (excluding research-only tracks) are going to air. The balance of the final fee will be invoiced within 30 days of the date of the recording.

TAGS:
A tag is confined to the following information added to the end of a track: business name, location, phone number or information which relates solely to the legal requirements of the jurisdiction in which the commercial is to be communicated. A recording may be considered a tag if
it updates a track with the above information and where
at least 1 full final fee has been charged. A tag or tags can only be added to 1 original main track and must be run in an identical format in all markets. In cases where multiple tags are used, rates by negotiation.

USAGE:
Usage is considered to commence from date of recording unless first on-air date is advised at the time of booking.