CMD NYC

CMD NYC CMD is a boutique voice casting & audio post house located in New York City. We cast, record & mix in over 80 languages from locations around the world.
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CMD is a boutique voice over recording studio and audio post-production house located in New York City. To put it simply, voice overs are what we do. We cast, record, and mix projects in over 80 languages for clients like the NBA, Mercedes Benz, Comedy Central and KPMG. Projects range from commercials to documentaries, audio books to radio programming. We’re a one-stop-shop with talent capabilities anywhere in the world. Voice overs have never been so easy.

Operating as usual

Our head engineer, Bob, adds to his popular series about remote recording in the era of COVID-19!  If you're looking for...
08/14/2020
Remote Audio Voice Recording During The COVID-19 Lockdown, Part 3: Comparing Source Connect Now, ipDTL, & Session Link Pro — CMD

Our head engineer, Bob, adds to his popular series about remote recording in the era of COVID-19! If you're looking for more information about the differences between the alternative connection methods, look no further and click the link:
https://www.cmdnyc.com/blog/2020/7/21/remote-audio-voice-recording-during-the-covid-19-lockdown-part-3-comparing-source-connect-now-ipdtl-amp-session-link-pro

by Bob Kirschner In my previous post Remote Audio Voice Recording Part 2 I took a look at the top two platforms for remote voiceover connections in the audio post industry: ISDN and Source Connect. In today’s post I will do a similar comparison on what I’m referring to as my ‘Group 2’ platfo...

We're excited to announce that CMD has officially been approved by SAG/AFTRA for in-studio recordings!  This means that ...
07/30/2020

We're excited to announce that CMD has officially been approved by SAG/AFTRA for in-studio recordings! This means that not only is our space kept disinfected and adheres to CDC guidelines (washing hands, wearing masks, providing hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol, etc.) but that we've met the additional requirements from SAG to keep VO talent, clients and employees safe. You can find the rest of the guidelines in the following document:
https://www.sagaftra.org/files/sa_documents/ProductionSafetyGuidelines_June2020EditedP.pdf

"More businesses are becoming interested in producing podcasts, and their audiences are growing at accelerated rates". A...
07/24/2020
Podcasting Versus Traditional Advertising - The Advantages Of Podcasting — CMD

"More businesses are becoming interested in producing podcasts, and their audiences are growing at accelerated rates". As the advertising landscape evolves will you be ready? Check out our new blog post outlining the differences between traditional advertisements, and podcast advertisements to find out:

https://www.cmdnyc.com/blog/2020/7/20/podcasting-versus-traditional-advertising

Podcasts can reach a more targeted, engaged audience, and their listener base stretches across a wide age range. They're an especially effective way to connect with the younger audience, who, in many cases, may not have cable and typically don't listen to traditional radio.

Our head engineer, Bob, wrote a follow up to his popular article about remotely recording in the era of COVID-19!  If yo...
06/05/2020
Remote Audio Voice Recording During The COVID-19 Lockdown, Part 2: Comparing ISDN and Source Connect — CMD

Our head engineer, Bob, wrote a follow up to his popular article about remotely recording in the era of COVID-19! If you're looking for in depth information about the differences between the two dominant broadcast quality remote connections, ISDN and Source Connect, look no further and click the link:

https://www.cmdnyc.com/blog/2020/6/4/remote-audio-voice-recording-during-the-covid-19-lockdown-part-2-comparing-isdn-and-source-connect

In my last blog post I summarized the seven most common remote platforms used by post professionals, and I grouped them into three broad categories based on audio quality. Today I’ll dive deeper, and compare and contrast the features of these platforms within each category, which I believe is a ve...

Recording and editing your podcast in the era of lockdown can be a steep learning curve.  Fortunately, our former employ...
05/06/2020
How to Record and Edit Remote Podcasting in a Quarantined World: Making "Hot for Creature" — SonicScoop

Recording and editing your podcast in the era of lockdown can be a steep learning curve. Fortunately, our former employee, Dylan, has laid out his experiences working on his very own podcast, Hot For Creature! Read the article on Sonic Scoop:

https://sonicscoop.com/2020/05/04/how-to-record-and-edit-remote-podcasting-in-a-quarantined-world-making-hot-for-creature/

Remote recording is for now the new normal. The audio industry is adapting in incredible ways and podcasters are finding new ways to adapt. I have to admit, as a podcaster I was at a bit of an advantage when the pandemic hit. My podcast has been recording remotely for a year now. Rob Katz …

Our head engineer, Bob, wrote a wonderful article on our website about remote recording in the era of COVID-19!  If you'...
04/29/2020
Remote Audio Voice Recording During The COVID-19 Lockdown — CMD

Our head engineer, Bob, wrote a wonderful article on our website about remote recording in the era of COVID-19! If you're looking for a one stop explanation of how to set up your home studio to record remotely, look no further and click the link below:

https://www.cmdnyc.com/blog/2020/4/29/remote-audio-voice-recording-during-the-covid-19-lockdown

by Bob Kirschner The Corona Virus stay-at-home rules have drastically impacted our audio post production industry. Without the ability to gather together in a recording studio, group voice recordings that rely on multiple people interacting simultaneously need to make use of remote audio (and vid

03/16/2020

In light of COVID-19, CMD remains open for business and ready to service any production needs. Precautions have been, and will continue to be, taken to disinfect and sanitize the space. We will update our pages if new developments arise.

On Tuesday, January 28th, make sure to come out to Mike George's first "Fundamentals of Voiceover" class!  This is the c...
01/17/2020
Fundamentals of Voice Over — The Voice Shop

On Tuesday, January 28th, make sure to come out to Mike George's first "Fundamentals of Voiceover" class! This is the class you want to take if you're looking to learn the basics, or even if you're trying to brush up. Get your foot in the door and learn the craft of voiceover by gaining the tools to succeed in the voiceover world. Click the link below to learn more:

http://www.voiceshopcoaching.com/fundamentals-of-voice-over

The Voice Shop's Intermediate Technique class builds on what you learned in Fundamentals of Voice Over. Small class setting, and extended time in the booth. Sign up today!

Starting a podcast is hard, but what's even harder is getting it out there.  In this week's article, we talk about some ...
11/15/2019
Building A Podcast Listenership — CMD

Starting a podcast is hard, but what's even harder is getting it out there. In this week's article, we talk about some lessons we've learned from some seasoned vets in the podcasting world and spill the beans on their workflows, mentalities, and tips and tricks to build your audience!

https://www.cmdnyc.com/blog/2019/11/14/building-a-podcast-listenership

by Dylan Dagenais How does one discover podcasts? As someone in the industry I get asked this all the time. Is it Subway advertisements? Social media? Podcast hosts always want the key to getting people to listen.  The simple answer is that the number one way that people decide what podca

Mike and the family had a chance to go to a 76er's game last week and snagged a picture with the mascot!
10/29/2019

Mike and the family had a chance to go to a 76er's game last week and snagged a picture with the mascot!

Recently, Julianne Moore came into the studio for some interviews about her upcoming film "After The Wedding"! We all kn...
10/18/2019

Recently, Julianne Moore came into the studio for some interviews about her upcoming film "After The Wedding"! We all know she's an incredible actor, but we also learned how friendly and down-to-earth she is!

Recently our friends over at Sonic Scoop wrote a piece about our wonderful new head of production, Lia!  Make sure to ch...
10/08/2019
Audio Post Moves: Creative Media Design Names Lia Perretti Head of Production — SonicScoop

Recently our friends over at Sonic Scoop wrote a piece about our wonderful new head of production, Lia! Make sure to check Sonic Scoop out and read the article below:

https://sonicscoop.com/2019/10/02/audio-post-moves-creative-media-design-names-lia-perretti-head-of-production/

One of New York City’s most creative audio post facilities, Creative Media Design (CMD), has expanded their team. Lia Perretti has joined CMD as Head of Production. She comes to CMD after working with several of NYC’s top advertising agencies, including Publicis New York, Havas, and McCann New Y...

Thanks to Dylan, we have to keep the caps on all of our water bottles.  If you're in the office, make sure not to feed h...
10/03/2019

Thanks to Dylan, we have to keep the caps on all of our water bottles. If you're in the office, make sure not to feed him after dark.

Last weekend Mike and his wife had a great time at a Barmitzvah.  Quite swanky if you ask me!  Mazel Tov!
10/01/2019

Last weekend Mike and his wife had a great time at a Barmitzvah. Quite swanky if you ask me! Mazel Tov!

This weekend our head of education, Jess, won the lottery to see Hercules at The Public Theater!
09/10/2019

This weekend our head of education, Jess, won the lottery to see Hercules at The Public Theater!

Looking for a professional studio to bring your podcast's interviewees?  At CMD we have two beautiful rooms that will ma...
07/25/2019

Looking for a professional studio to bring your podcast's interviewees? At CMD we have two beautiful rooms that will make a great first impression!

Click the link to see more:

https://cmdnyc.com

Summer is here! So why keep your podcast hidden in a dark studio? Today we want to put the spotlight on our spotlight. O...
06/13/2019

Summer is here! So why keep your podcast hidden in a dark studio? Today we want to put the spotlight on our spotlight. Our Studio A features a gorgeous skylight so our podcast clients can work hard on their groundbreaking audio content while still enjoying the summer weather. You can’t hide your light under a bushel, so record with us and harness the power of creative photosynthesis. Your guests will thank you and it will be the most pleasant and effective recording session of your career.

The production of a podcast is a spectacle. Fans love to see what goes into the making of their favorite audio content, ...
06/07/2019

The production of a podcast is a spectacle. Fans love to see what goes into the making of their favorite audio content, so why not bring it to them?

At CMD you can film the recording of your podcast in our studio. Your podcast can take on another dimension. When fans can see the faces of podcasts hosts, they not only get a look at how the podcast is made, but also develop a deeper connection to your content.

Many podcasts stream the recording of their podcasts on websites like Twitch; why not do one better and make the podcast a video experience? Add some sight to your sound.

Our clients agree: CMD is THE place for podcasts. Our setup, comfortable and high-end is the perfect place to record for...
05/29/2019

Our clients agree: CMD is THE place for podcasts. Our setup, comfortable and high-end is the perfect place to record for your whole team. Luminary’s On Second Thought with Trevor Noah is a weekly guest of ours and we have given a home to three new podcasts. When your podcast finally has that guest you’ve been working for months on getting, bring them to CMD! Our midtown studio is sure to impress and bring the best in any performer or audio-journalist. The podcast industry is growing, and only the strong survive and thrive. Great sound starts with a great studio so come on in!

Recently, Blockworks Group came out to the space to record for an episode of 60 Minutes.
05/17/2019

Recently, Blockworks Group came out to the space to record for an episode of 60 Minutes.

BUSINESS OF VOICEOVER WEBINARA great voice is only half the battle. To be successful in voice over, an artist must make ...
05/02/2019

BUSINESS OF VOICEOVER WEBINAR

A great voice is only half the battle. To be successful in voice over, an artist must make their voice HEARD.

Enter Jason Sasportas. Jason has been a performer and seen every side of voice over, and now is dedicated to helping the great voices be heard, whether in animation, audiobooks, industrials, documentaries or video games. The man has done it all.

Now is your chance to learn from him firsthand what it takes to be heard and from the comfort of your own home. You can take this class anywhere you have a computer. This rare and exclusive webinar is a fantastic opportunity to gain a new understanding of the industry. This is one you won’t want to miss out on.

If you’re ready to take the next step in the field of voiceover, click below:

http://www.voiceshopcoaching.com/the-business-of-voiceover

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Looking to take your podcast to the next level?  Then come check out our studios!  We've got plenty of studio options an...
04/23/2019

Looking to take your podcast to the next level? Then come check out our studios!
We've got plenty of studio options and can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people per podcast in a beautiful space that'll make your guests feel right at home!

03/22/2019

Our wonderful talent Alessandra Levy released a cover of Bohemian Rhapsody in different character voices that was mixed here at CMD by Bob! Here's to hoping she makes more!

It's #WeekendUpdateWednesday!  Our very talented Jessica Schechter premiered the second season of her web series, "Soon ...
03/06/2019

It's #WeekendUpdateWednesday! Our very talented Jessica Schechter premiered the second season of her web series, "Soon By You", with her cast and crew last week. We're excited to see how the season progresses, make sure to check it out on YouTube!

Last week, Mike's daughter beat every boy (besides one) at her ski race.  Can we get a like for girl power?!
02/18/2019

Last week, Mike's daughter beat every boy (besides one) at her ski race. Can we get a like for girl power?!

Tyler's first pizza didn't go as badly as he planned, he even said it was good!  (Here's a before and after)
01/22/2019

Tyler's first pizza didn't go as badly as he planned, he even said it was good! (Here's a before and after)

Also over the weekend Mike coached his son's soccer team to a thrilling victory!
01/18/2019

Also over the weekend Mike coached his son's soccer team to a thrilling victory!

On Sunday our wonderful Director of Education and Business Development guru Jessica got married.  We all had an amazing ...
01/16/2019

On Sunday our wonderful Director of Education and Business Development guru Jessica got married. We all had an amazing time partying it up with her and her husband, Ahron! Congrats!

As the year comes to a close and another begins, we here at CMD would like to wish you all a Happy New Year full of happ...
12/31/2018

As the year comes to a close and another begins, we here at CMD would like to wish you all a Happy New Year full of happiness, health, and love. We'll see you in 2019!

#WeekendUpdateWednesday posts don't always need to be about large events, sometimes it's all about getting some ice crea...
12/19/2018

#WeekendUpdateWednesday posts don't always need to be about large events, sometimes it's all about getting some ice cream and playing board games with friends, which is exactly what Meagan did. (I'm pretty jealous of that ice cream)
Do we have any followers who still play board games? Let us know your favorite game in the comments!

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37 W 37th St Fl 12
New York, NY
10018

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 18:00
Friday 09:00 - 18:00

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(212) 213-9420

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