B.J. Harrison

Narrator with Gravity; Character Specialist

Voice Description

Warm narrative voice with instant "grab you" quality. Yet I can easily pop into dozens of well rounded character voices. My background is in audiobooks, so my character voices are not churlish or flat. Each is designed to be a living, breathing believable character.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, Utah, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

American - General, American - Southern, American - Texas, American - New York, American - Boston, British - Cockney, British - High Society, British - Yorkshire, British - General, British - Middle Class, Hungarian, Russian, Spanish - Spain, Spanish - Mexico, Spanish - Ecuador, Swedish, French, Arabian, Japanese, Chinese, South Sea Islander, and many others.

My Voice Experience

2005 - Narrated the part of Sea Captain in "Jonah, a Big Fish Story", animated short produced by Ageless Animation
2006 - Narrated the part of "Prophet" for "Davie and Golimyr", animated short by Lumenas Animation.
2007 - Began the Classic Tales Podcast, which has over 500 five-star ratings at the iTunes Music Store. Every week, I present an unabridged classic audiobook through my RSS feed. Currently, 113 titles have been produced. Highlights include:
The Tell Tale Heart, by Edgar Allan Poe - this recording was the #3 bestselling audiobook at the iTunes Music Store for 2008.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, by F. Scott Fitzgerald - this also was a bestseller at iTunes for 6 consecutive weeks.
Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
The Hound of the Baskervilles, by Arthur Conan Doyle
Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson
Right Ho, Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse
2008 – Narrated “The Music of Erich Zahn” for Pseudopod, the Horror Podcast.
2008 – Narrated audiobook “Noah and the Age of Wickedness” by Ron Glenn (Author).
2009 – Narrated “The Looking Men” for Pseudopod, the Horror Podcast.
2009 – Narrated The Strangest Man
2010 – Narrated The Last Indian War

My Training

University Scholarship for Drama at Brigham Young University, 1993.
1997-2010 Worked in Television and Film as a Scenic Artist and Sculptor. Notable projects include: High School Musical 3(Disney), Forever Strong(Go Films), Promised Land (CBS Prime Time series) and 127 Hours (Danny Boyle film.

From 2006-2007 I was Production Manager for Lumenas Animation Studios.

Have received training on audio mixing and editing from Sweetwater Studios.

My Studio Equipment

I-Mac, dual core processor with ProTools. I have 4 GB of exterior hard drives where the audio is stored. For capturing audio, I have an M-Audio MobilePre USB box with Phantom Power. The condenser mic I use is a MXL V88 Large Diaphragm Condenser Mic. I have a close friend who used to work at Sweetwater Studios, and whom I use as a mixing and mastering consultant at times.

Additional Skills

I am also a writer, and have self published a few of my short stories. I write the copy of all of my audiobooks from classic authors.

I have built a solid reputation in the entertainment business, and am known for producing high quality content every single time.

I am an artist, and know how to communicate creative ideas so that the client and myself can understand each other.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

Contact Information

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Demos
Narrative Voice

Frankenstein Demo

Wooster-Jeeves demo