JBI Studios' Blog on Voice-Over, Dubbing, and Multimedia Localization.

October 30, 2019
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Voice Acting Tips & Challenges for Video Games

Video games are big business: total video game revenue in 2018 was $43.8 billion, surpassing total global box office revenue by over $2 billion. Along with […]
October 23, 2019
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What to Know When Localizing Animation

Whether it’s a cartoon TV series from Japan or an animated feature from the U.S., animated content is a huge industry around the world. With streaming […]
October 17, 2019
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Helpful Tips For Korean Localization

Last week on October 9th, South Korea celebrated Hangul Day, a holiday dedicated to the invention of the Korean alphabet, Hangul (한글). Many fans of Korean […]
October 10, 2019
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Text-To-Speech: The Future is Now

From Apple’s Siri to Amazon’s Alexa, voice assistants are incredibly popular and are shaping how we use and interact with technology. Voice assistants can be asked […]
October 2, 2019
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Audiobooks: Narration Tips for a Growing Industry

Being based in Los Angeles, CA, we here at JBI Studios know what it’s like to hit LA traffic and experience long commutes. What’s helped our […]
September 26, 2019
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Tokyo 2020: Tips for Japanese Interpretation

2020 is just around the corner and so is the Tokyo Olympics! In preparation for the expected 40 million tourists to arrive next year, the Japanese […]
September 18, 2019
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Audio Recording & Post Production Terms You Should Know

If you’re just starting out in the voice-over/dubbing industry, it can feel like everyone is speaking a foreign language. Sample rate, bit depth, mixed/unmixed audio…these are […]
September 11, 2019
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Directing Voice Talent: Tips and Best Practices

Voice directors help guide the performances of voice talents while also giving them the freedom to explore. At JBI Studios, we understand the importance of directors, […]
September 4, 2019
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Taiwanese Mandarin vs Chinese Mandarin: What’s the Difference?

A common question we get at JBI Studios is: what’s the difference between Mandarin spoken in Taiwan and Mandarin spoken in Mainland China? They’re both the […]