I Know That Voice
Film poster
Directed byLawrence Shapiro[1]
Written by
Produced by
  • John DiMaggio[1]
  • Tommy Reid
Narrated byJohn DiMaggio
CinematographyRyo Rex
Edited byBrandon Sonnier
Music byTranscenders
Distributed byGoDigital
Release dates
  • January 7, 2014 (2014-01-07) (US)
Running time
95 minutes[1]
CountryUnited States
Lawrence Shapiro, director; Tommy Reid, producer; and John DiMaggio, producer and narrator at the 2014 Annie Awards

I Know That Voice is a documentary film about American voice acting. It premiered on November 6, 2013, at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre.[2] The documentary was narrated by John DiMaggio,[1] the voice of Bender on Futurama and Jake on Adventure Time, and stars DiMaggio and many other voice actors, including Billy West, Tara Strong, Tom Kenny, Grey DeLisle, June Foray, Rob Paulsen, Rachael MacFarlane, Mark Hamill, Ed Asner, Robin Atkin Downes, and Pamela Adlon.[3][4]


The following voice actors, directors and staff were interviewed in the documentary:


DiMaggio noted that he had logged 150 interviews and over 160 hours of film.[5]

Documentary series

A documentary series with the same title is being developed with segments featuring different voice actors. It was planned to be released in 2020 but it fell through. It will continue to work through the interviews from the film.[5]


Director Lawrence Shapiro won the Certificate of Merit at the 42nd Annie Awards.


  1. ^ a b c d Ken W. Hanley (September 6, 2013). "Exclusive Interview: John DiMaggio & Lawrence Shapiro". Diabolique Magazine. Retrieved December 30, 2013.
  2. ^ Lin Parkin (October 25, 2013). ""I Know That Voice" Film Partners with Clean Water Charity and American Cinematheque for World Premiere". Voice Over Times. Retrieved December 30, 2013.
  3. ^ TrailersEveryday (April 15, 2012). "I Know That Voice - Official Trailer [HQ]". YouTube. Retrieved December 30, 2013.
  4. ^ DundeeEnt (July 13, 2012). "I KNOW THAT VOICE Trailer v2". YouTube. Retrieved December 30, 2013.
  5. ^ a b Madeline Ricchiuto (July 21, 2017). "'I Know That Voice' To Be Released As A Documentary Series". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved August 4, 2017.