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Offbeat is bang in the centre of Edinburgh in the World famous Royal Mile. We provide top quality, professional audio and voiceover recording services for projects large and small for television, film, independent & multi-media companies.
We record, edit and produce sound for all audio-visual projects including podcasts, film dubbing & audio-books. We now provide original music too, utilising a range of excellent session players for any multi-media project in a wide range of styles.
For top quality, professional audio & voiceover recordings in a warm friendly atmosphere...
We recorded audio presentations for Holyrood palace's exhibition about King Charles 1st as well as an audio presentation for the John Paul Getty Museum in USA
We recorded audio commentaries with a voice over for the The Heritage Detectives series of programmes for Maggie Aitken of Daisy Chain Associates, which were performed at The Scottish Parliament and Heritage Scotland. These featured Ronnie Brown from The Corries and several children who were involved in the events.
We provided the voice artist and recorded the Festival music programmes for the last three years for The Edinburgh International Festival.
We recorded an online education programme for BBC Bitesize and BBC Science & BBC History.
Voice Over specialists Excellent Voices recently used the studio for a series of TV ads for cosmetics company JML for their Max Lash range as well as an advert for Red Bull.
Neneh Cherry came in and recorded dialogue for the BBC production Stockholm My Love, directed by Mark Cousins.
Liz Lochhead recorded an interview here commissioned by Loftus Media for BBC Radio 4 earlier this year.
Also we recorded Scots poet Don Paterson for The New Yorker Magazine.
We also recorded Patrick Kielty for a BBC TV production called Patrick Kielty’s Mullholland Drive.
We completed an audio book for Australian company Bolinda.com. Author Kirsty Logan came into the studio to narrate her debut fantasy adventure novel The Gracekeepers, and for her following novel, The Gloaming in 2018. We also recorded parts for an audio book with New Yorker Megan Tusing for Harper Audio (Harper Collins).
We recorded Alan Little’s voice for a Loftus Media production for BBC Radio 4. Also in the studio was Pamela Stephenson Connolly recording parts for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe dance hit show Brazouka.
"Great to work with you again with Russell Howard at Offbeat"
Avalon Productions. Director & Producer
“The client was very pleased with Sara’s voice over. Hope we can work together soon”
Picture House Films
"Love doing Voice Overs at Offbeat. Great set up and atmosphere."
Presenter for The One Show & Sunday Morning Live for BBC TV
Another client, producer Alan Knight came onto the studio with Hollywood actor Brian Cox to record the voice of animated Scotty dog, Duggy The Dug as well as a film about BBC bias in the Scottish Referendum called London Calling.
The innovative company CereProc have developed the world’s most advanced text to speech technology. Their voices not only sound real, they have character, making them suitable for any application that requires speech output.
In 2013 we recorded three episodes of Neil Oliver’s Voice over for Coast Australia for Great Southern Film & TV which was aired on The History Channel.
Gavin Hastings also came in to record for a voice over for HSBC bank.
We also recorded an audio book for BBC entitled Big Questions by Little People which was read by ex Dr Who girl and the voice of Dennis The Menace, Sophie Aldrid
Scottish Life, Royal London and Aegon also recorded voice over audio projects here for their in-house multi-media training programmes.
We had the great pleasure of recording a voice over and editing a series of audio meditation CDs for Dr Avinash Bansode (pictured left) for Mindfully Being UK. Avinash has a background in medicine and has been practising mindfulness meditation since 1992. He is also an ordained Buddhist with interests in mind-body integrative medicine and the holistic approach towards health and wellbeing.
Other Voice Over clients include – Damn Fine Media – (formerly) Bell-Pottinger – Shaftesbury Theatre, London &Picture House Films - Emirates
From Bollywood to Holyrood! We dubbed voice audio on Malayalam Thriller Adam Joan with Director Jinu Abraham, starring Malayalam & Bollywood actor Prithvaraj. After casting many actors for the voice of the head of a Satanic cult for the film, the role fell to Offbeat producer Iain McKinna!
Patrick Kielty recording documentary about Mulholland Drive