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How to match a talent voice between different takes?

Equalization will not affect pitch perception in any way. Your issue as you have correctly identified, is primarily one of direction, rather than being technical. You can use pitch manipulation ...
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Match takes from different ADR sessions

I'm going to throw this in as the beginnings of an answer. We can work it up later. Was the talent consistent? Is this 'just' a placement issue? There are EQ-matching plugins you could try [or Izotope ...
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EQ'ing ADR to match Dialogue

ADR matching is really about the performance. Its incredibly hard to make it match if the performance isn't right. There are analyzers you can find for free or come with your Daw to help you ...
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Match takes from different ADR sessions

I'll give some ideas that might help other than re-doing or EQ matching as Tetsujin said. Another great piece of advice given by Tetsujin is to eliminate the room factor so you only have one factor to ...
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Matching EQs - advice on EQing ADR

The sample reference you provide is nearly linear in the speech frequencies, where the ADR version has some quite unique "bumps". The bright green is your ADR, the dark green is the original: The 200 ...
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Matching EQs - advice on EQing ADR

I wasnt able to hear your samples but sometimes a little reverb or distortion will help a lot. That and some good EQ can usually get yhou close.
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Matching EQs - advice on EQing ADR

I might be wrong but it looks like the samples you provided are identical. Regardless, if you want to match the sound of one recording to another you can try Izotope RX5 which has a really good "EQ ...
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Don't get mad, but do I NEED a sound mixer on my film shoot?

Anything like what your planning to shoot is going to require foley or sound design but I can't think of anything that is ever cheaper in post. The cost to put someone up for a couple days is about a ...
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Don't get mad, but do I NEED a sound mixer on my film shoot?

I do sound design and post and the truth is that, in this case, everything can be done afterwards. Still, during the struggle I imagine there will be gasps, grunts, or other human noises. If you want ...
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Doing the best possible Job in a situation that demands ADR

You were hired as a sound recordist- not a miracle worker. This is a location problem and the scene shouldn't have been shot there unless they were willing to do ADR. The best you can do in these ...
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Doing the best possible Job in a situation that demands ADR

Did you or the director tell the actors that the audio wouldn't be usable? If so, I wouldn't do that. Actors generally have enough to worry about and telling them things that don't really concern ...
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Matching ADR with original Dialogue

it's always a very tricky situation when you have to work with unwanted reverb. I would say it's almost impossible to get rid of a serious reverb but to some extent it can be done using SPL De-Verb. ...
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