Pepper & Carrot: Voicing contest

We are happy to announce English voicing contest for upcoming Pepper & Carrot animated comic! Submit your entry and get a chance to become voice actor of Pepper & Carrot!

“Pepper & Carrot” animated comic is based on original work by David Revoy and produced thanks to 134 backers who supported this initiative via crowdfunding campaign. See campaign page for details about the project.

Key Dates

  • First round submission deadline: March 3, 2017. 00:00 GMT.
  • Selection / Call Backs: before March 10, 2017.
  • Second round deadline: March 17, 2017. 00:00 GMT.
  • Winners announced: March 30, 2017.
  • Payments for winners: before March 31, 2017.

Contest Procedure

The contest will carry in two rounds.

For the first round download test readings of selected character and make recording according to the task.

We strongly advice to get familiar with original comic before you start any recordings.

Recording requirements:

  • Sound file format: 48 000 Hz, mono, 16bit or 32bit, WAV or FLAC.
  • Please name your file in the following form: “CHARACTER-Your_Full_Name”. Examples: “MAYOR-John_Smith.flac” or “PEPPER-Alice_Smith.wav”.
  • English should be your mother language (American English preferred).
  • Production-quality recording, without any external noise.
  • Please provide raw sound file, without any additional effects/filters. Only volume correction or normalization is allowed. You can provide filtered version in a separate file, if you like.

Submit your recording using form at the bottom of this page before March 3, 2017 (00:00 GMT).

From all submissions we will choose 3 candidates for each role. Selected candidates participate in the second round.

For selected candidates we will provide full animation snapshot of Pepper & Carrot (at its current production state) and sound reference. Selected candidates record full readings for their characters according to given animation/sound reference and provide them before March 17, 2017 (00:00 GMT). Please consider to submit at least one recording draft earlier than the deadline, so director can work with you on possible corrections.

We will choose and announce one winner for each role before March 24, 2017.

Recording track provided by winner will be included as official voice cast for English version of Pepper & Carrot motion comic. Winner get a cash prize.

  • Cash award for Pepper: $100
  • Cash award for Mayor: $100

Cash prize payments made via PayPal by March 31, 2017.


By submitting your entry to this contest, you agree to provide your recording under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License. You also confirm, that you are the original owner of provided recording samples or (in case if you submit on behalf of recording studio) have secured all the necessary rights to provide this content under given license.

Submit your entry

The submission round is closed on March 3, 2017. Thanks to everyone for participating!

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8 Responses

  1. Very good initiative! Voicing are the most difficult and expensive part to get when producing an animation. All the best!

    1. Hello, Manuel! Thank you for the supporting words! But I am afraid that some people here wouldn’t agree that voicing is the MOST difficult/expensive part of animation production. Though, I agree it plays significant role! ^__^

  2. Good evening, I’m interest in your voice contest,unfortunately I received this notification too late. It’s possible that I can still send my test readings for this contest ? If not, I would like to know if there is another voicing contest coming soon

    1. Hello Diego! Unfortunately, we do not accept more submissions to this contest. And we do not have more contests planned yet, If you wish, I can add you to our “voicing list”, so you will get email notifications about any future voicing activities. Also, we have published a free fan-dub pack for Morevna animated short, so you can produce your own English voicing for it –

  3. Hello, I really like your work, its inspirational. I’ll really like helping out with anything. I’m an learning artist/cartoonist and will be interested in anything to get more experience.

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