our services

recording

We record and produce speech for broadcast, download, devices and discs. We can accommodate single or multi-voice sessions for dramas, audiobooks, language programmes, education, corporate training and marketing, podcasts, animation, computer games, casting, audio guides, voice reels, voice overs to picture and much more. Do talk to us too if you need location recording.

post-production

We can provide editing, mixing and sound design or supply session files for you to take away or download.

mastering

We can supply audio in any standard format including BBC compliant files as well as CD masters for replication. For large numbers of files we can supply them formatted and named to your specification including tags.

production

Through our production company EFS, we have over 20 years experience of providing a full audio production service for language and education programmes, from casting and booking actors, directing recording sessions, through to editing and mastering.

Or we can book you in for a dry hire recording. And anything or everything in between.

Actor Training
ADR
Advertisements
Animation Voices
Art Installations
Audio/Museum Guides
Audiobooks
Auditions
Casting
Commercials
Corporate Programmes
Documentaries
Drama
Dubbing to Picture
DVD Commentaries
Foreign Language Versions
Idents
Internet/Website Audio
Interviews
Links
Location Recording
Marketing
Media Training
Multi Voice Recording
Overdubbing
Patient Information
Podcasts
Presentations
Product Voicing
Radio/TV/Broadcast
Re-purposing
Re-voicing
Round Table Chat
SatNav Voices
Self-improvement
Showreels
Smart Devices
Sound Design
Sound Editing
Sound Mixing
Student Training
Studio Orientation Days
Sung Vocals
System Messaging
Text to Speech
Theatre Playback
Training
Translations
Video Games
Voice Overs
Wellbeing

studio rates

STUDIO 1 – RECORDING
Multi-voice / Drama Main studio  + Isolation Room £85/hour
Multi-voice / Languages Main studio w/o Isolation Room £80/hour
One/Two voices: Main studio w/o Isolation Room £75/hour
STUDIO 2 – RECORDING
One/Two voices: £70/hour
STUDIO 3 – RECORDING
Single voice £70/hour
Prices are inclusive of one Studio Manager/Engineer.
Additional SM: £40/hour. Minimum 2 hours. Evening, weekend & dry hire rates on application.
No cancellation charge if 3 working days’ notice is given.

All prices are exclusive of VAT.

Discounts for first time users. Special rates negotiable for block bookings,
audiobooks and location recordings.
PRE-PRODUCTION
Radio dramas: script reading, FX and music sourcing £40/hour
POST-PRODUCTION
Editing, mixing, sound-design, PQ encoding £70/hour
Mastering, copying, restore from archive £60/hour
VOICE TO PICTURE
Synchronised voice overs, ADR or mixing with Pro Tools. £90/hour
ADDITIONAL SERVICES
Producers, actors (English or Foreign), abridgements and adaptations, duplication and packaging.
For studio bookings call us on +44 (0)20 7328 8305 or email: info@motivationsound.co.uk
To discuss your requirements for a full audio production,
call Peter Walton on the same number or email: peter@motivationsound.co.uk

Audiobook Packages

More than 7000 audiobooks have been recorded at Motivation Sound over the last 30 years. We have recorded every Sherlock Holmes story, most Dickens’ novels, the complete works of Jane Austen and George Eliot, loads of Tolstoy, Murakami and Proust, two versions of a lot of Terry Pratchett as well as both Old and New Testaments. The readers range from young up-and-coming actors and authors to the highly experienced such as Derek Jacobi, Juliet Stevenson and Stephen Fry. We produce for numerous publishers in the UK, US and other countries as well as recording self published works.

If you have a book to record we would be happy to produce the recording here, and can even help you with finding an appropriate reader. Talk to us about special discounts for complete audiobook recording, editing and mastering packages.

Voice Reel Deal

To get voice work or find an agent, you’re going to need an up-to-date showreel. With our experience of working with some of the best in the industry, we can help you put together a set of demos that really shows what you are capable of.

Our offer includes 2 hours of studio time to record, edit and master your custom showreel, an experienced sound engineer to give advice and direction if needed, free use of our music library and your reel uploaded or put on a CD to take away.

Total cost: £130 +VAT

Voice Reel with Mentor Package

In addition to the Reel Deal we are delighted to offer the services of actor and voice artist Jonathan Keeble to help you prepare and produce your recording.

He has been making voice showreels and helping people get a voice-over agent since 1993 and his client list is extensive. He will help find the material for your reel and tailor it to you personally as well as directing you in the studio.

Total cost with 2 hours studio time : £297 +VAT

For more information call us on:
+44 (0)20 7328 8305 or email: info@motivationsound.co.uk
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JonKeeble

A multi-award winning voice actor, Jonathan Keeble has over 25 years experience in the voice-over industry. He has appeared in over 700 radio plays for the BBC, recorded over 250 audiobooks and his voice-over work ranges from playing The Angel of Death in Hellboy 2 to God in the Sistine Chapel with all stops in-between.