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Voice Actors Wanted for WWI Youtube Documentary

Postby jluetjen » 19 Jul 2011 17:50

Hello. For the last few years I have been researching my family members' involvement in WWI as part of investigating my general family history. It started with a couple of mystery pictures (some posted here) and developed into many books and lots of data. I figured that the best way to preserve what I've learned and present it to other family members would be to make a documentary focusing on each member, his respective unit and it's experiences in the war. I figure that these may be of interest to others, so I'm planning on publicly posting them onto Youtube. Rather than just having me drone on in my bland Connecticut valley accent, I'd like to recruit some people to act as voice actors for the documentaries, to read the memoirs of the different people who were with or around my relative and their unit.

My initial video will be about a relative who was in the German Seebatallion in Flanders and the Somme. I'm estimating that I've got enough material for over an hour of video, so about 5 different 15 minute segments. Here's a brief trailer that I made up to try-out the video editing software and see how things might go together. http://youtu.be/P4dpyIGp4W0

The actual finished video will be centered on the voice-overs of the different people, with video and stills aligned with what each person is describing. I've also got sound clips of actual Mausers, Lee-Enfields, etc. as well as artillery (both outgoing and incoming) that I'll add to provide color. Future videos will cover relatives of mine who were in the Gastruppen and the German Cavalry.

For the first video I've got parts for the following accents:
- 5 German accented readers (various ages)
- 2 Canadian accented readers
- 1 French accented reader

If you are interested, please PM me and we'll work it out from there.

Disclaimer: This is strictly an educational exercise. No one (including me) is being compensated for this project.

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Re: Voice Actors Wanted for WWI Youtube Documentary

Postby jluetjen » 18 Dec 2011 14:52

Bump

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Re: Voice Actors Wanted for WWI Youtube Documentary

Postby jluetjen » 06 Jun 2012 01:47

Bump.

I still need 1 French voice, and 3 German voices. The German parts range from a long part to a brief part.

The total time commitment is no more than a couple of hours (depending on the length of the part and how slowly you read).

Thanks for your consideration.

- John

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French Voice Actor Wanted for WWI Youtube Documentary

Postby jluetjen » 13 Dec 2013 02:39

Bump again.

I really (REALLY-REALLY) need a native french speaker who can read a part in English. If anyone knows someone who might be interested, please point them to me. It's a key part of the story and basically my project is stalled until I can find someone to read this part.

Any help that you can supply would be a great assistance. Some posters here have already helped me with other parts and done excellent jobs. I'd hate to have their contribution be for naught.


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