Pricing Your Project
I always aim to agree a fair price, based on the industry standard rates and those approved by British Equity. My prices reflect my experience, the quality of my work – and above all, the value my voice brings to your project.
That’s why it’s really helpful to have a detailed brief. Here’s my Booking Form to fill in – it won’t take you long to complete, and will be invaluable in making sure I deliver your project just as you want it.
Usage and Buyout
It’s not my norm to agree to an indefinite duration on projects where a usage fee also applies. Once you’ve let me know about your intended distribution, we can work out a deal that we both find fair.
I look forward to working with you!
I turn work around as quickly as I can, depending on the length and complexity of the recording.
Just let me know what you need and by when; I’m a woman of my word and once I’ve agreed a deadline, I won’t let you down!
I check every job very carefully to make sure I’ve read the script 100% correctly and followed every aspect of your brief to perfection. If I should still happen to make a mistake (unlikely, but… well, you never know), you can expect me to put it right quickly, and for free.
Retakes for other reasons (script amendments, or a new instruction about emphasis or tone, for example) will incur a further fee – negotiable, according to complexity and the time involved.
That’s why it’s so important to make sure we start off with as clear and detailed a brief as possible. Please tell me all about it on the Booking Form.
The Lin’s Voice Invoice
I hope you understand that as a sole trader, it’s vital to me to establish good relationships based on trust and fairness. Naturally, I’m always happy to undertake work for new clients, and because I do so in good faith, it’s my norm to ask for a first-time upfront payment of 50%.
After that, I usually invoice for smaller jobs only when they’re done and I’ve checked to make sure you’re completely happy.
For longer jobs, I may suggest we agree on interim payments following each stage of delivery.
My invoice terms are 28 days.
All Lin’s Voice recordings are self-directed from my home studio in West London, but travelling to a London production house of your choice is no problem if you prefer, and I don’t charge any extra for that.