About

Established in early 2015, African Voices Dubbing Company is a Nairobi based production company specialising in the translation and dubbing (versioning) of content from English to African languages and dialects.

Our thorough pre-production process of translation, adaptation and role distribution ensures we produce high quality, accurate versions of content aimed for the African market.

We know that our core values of

  • Being an ethical business
  • Delivering outstanding products
  • Thinking out of the Box

… will drive our growth and future success.

Our Services

Production and Post Production Services

  • Transcription
  • Time-coding
  • Translation
  • Adaptation
  • Dubbing
  • Subtitling
  • Music & Effects

Audio Recording

  • Audio recordings for Radio, TV, VODs and
    Radio dramas.

Our Team

Drawn from all over Africa, AVDC is truly a mini African Union! Our team is comprised of men and women, young and old, representing several African countries. It is a conglomerate of talent (musicians, dancers, actors, writers, journalists, name it) and this mixture of talent and capability is what makes AVDC the perfect partner
for you to reach the African market.

“Through the act of translation, we break out of linguistic confinement and reach many other communities”

Ngugi wa Thiong’o

(Kenyan Writer)

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recording booths

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mixing stations (2.0, 5.1)

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translation stations​

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timecoding stations​

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quality control stations​

Our Languages​

We deal in a wide range of African languages.

We provide fulltime translation and dubbing in:

  • Yoruba
  • Swahili
  • African French
  • African English
  • Mozambican Portuguese
  • Luganda
  • Kenyan vernacular:
    • Kikuyu
    • Kamba
    • Luo
    • Luhya
    • Kalenjin
    • Kisii

We have also done projects in:

  • Hausa
  • Tigrinya
  • Amharic
  • Kirundi
  • Somali
  • Kinyarwanda
  • Juba Arabic
  • Juba English
  • Nuer
  • Dinka
  • Zulu

“You are not a country, Africa. You are a concept…
You are not a concept Africa. You are a glimpse of the infinite”

Ali Al'amin Mazrui

(Academic & Writer)

Voicebank

Our Voice Bank is your quick gateway to quality African voices in multiple languages and accents.

With over 500 voice samples that are continuously updated, we are your perfect production partner – from casting, recording and final mix – we are your one-stop shop.

The voice samples can be downloaded here – get in touch for further information on talent availability and rates.

Join our Voicebank

We are always looking for voices to add to our list.

Please click the button below and send us a small sample with your contact details.

Services

Transcription

Writing out a script from audio content

Timecoding

Getting the exact timecode for when speach or dialogue starts

Translation

Translating a script in to various African languages

Adaptation

Manipulate and rearranging video and audio to create a new contextual work

Dubbing

Replacing the dialogue in films with an African language of choice or adding an additional sound piece to the already existing recording

Subtitling

Adding written text of the dialogue to the videos

Music & Effects

Overlaying audio and video with necessary music and sound effects

Audio Recording

Recordings for Radio, TV, VODs and
Radio dramas

Our Clients

Testimonials

  • We are very happy with the recording. Please say big thank you to Miriam.

    Sheila, Voice Archive
  • The Kamba dubbed version was very well received at screenings in Kitui. The audience was so jazzed to see Obama speaking in Kamba

    Wanja, Banyak Films
  • “Hi Sharon and Sylvia,

    Thank you very much for yesterday. The client seems to be happy with Julia”.

    Kalu Media

Contact

Contact Us

+254 703 259 071
info@dubbingafrica.com
Parkplace Hotel & Busines Park,
Magadi Road,
Nairobi,
Kenya

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