born in 1965, has been interested in tv and movie dubbing for more than 45 years
and is focussed on this field since 1988. Starting in 1991, the results
of his collecting and editing efforts are included in an independent database.
In 1994 he
turned his passion into his profession: Arne Kaul set up his own business, ArKa-Soft,
and since then has been successful in selling the most extensive database of
German voice over line-ups.
his own and with extreme effort he keeps collecting and archiving new information.
Updated databases including the most recent movie cast are offered for sale
every six months.
By now there
are two versions of the dubbing database: The stand-alone version for workstations
including line-ups of more than 42,000 movies, and 5,100 tv series is still
being sold by ArKa-Soft to dubbing studios, film distributors and broadcasting
companies. Apart from that, since January 2004 an online version covering a
small excerpt of the data stock is available online. It currently includes more
than 10,500 movies dubbed between 1930 and 1991 providing information about the
corresponding number of actors and voice-over cast.
has also been referred to in sectoral publications:
Newsletter, October 1999
journal published by the ProSiebenSAT1-Media AG, December 2001
Phone: +49 2307 944262
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05/2004 Katrin Stein
06/2013 Gereon Stein