Laila Berzins

Warm, Silky Smooth. Seductive to Professional

Voice Description

Character Specialist, Commercial, Narration, Corporate, Kids Voices

Voice Description - Warm, Laid Back, Smooth, Bubbly, Sultry, Informative, Sassy, Mom

Age Range - 25-40, Kids voices Teen boys, (and up to 60+ for characters - from cartoony to creatures/animals)

Capabilities: Versatile and unique character/animation voices, warm and clear telephony recordings, enticing commercial recordings, professional narrations, and engaging audiobooks. Intelligent sound to “girl next door”.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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 will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• 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
• I offer voice direction services
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Newhall, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Best Accents - Standard North American English, Victorian English, Cockneye British, Southern, Jewish Mother, Russian, Indian, Urban.

Characters - Often hired for 5-10 characters at a time. from Male to Female, Creatures, Animals, Young to Old, Singing, Little girl, Little boy, Teen Boys, Monsters, Grandmother, Mother, Henchman, Witch, Femme Fatale, Badass Military Type, Dorky boy, Parrot, Sheep, Fish, Dog, Cat, and MANY MORE.

Voice Match for - Oprah, Lois Griffin, Julia Child, Sarah Palin, Edna Mae Oliver, Elmo, Eric Cartman, Mrs. Cartman, Towly, Mr. Hanky, Kyle Broflosky, Moaning Myrtle

Knowledge of Medical, Insurance, and Social Media terminology
Strong experience in English as a Second Language Narration
Copywriting and Jingle Writing experience

Experience singing in the following languages - Latin, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Latvian, and Chinese

My Voice Experience

Full Time LA Based Voice Over Artist with credits in National Commercials, Animated Feature Films, Video Games and Industrials.

Recently I voiced Rosie the Tapir in the Animated Feature Film "The Wild Life” now in theaters through Lions Gate And Summit. I also play Milluki Zoldyk in Hunter X Hunter on Adult Swim and Snorg in the Animated Series "Bottersnikes and Gumbles" on Netflix. I’m currently the Announcer for SoCal gas, and voiced four national Target Spots coming to the radio soon.

Clients include - Febreze, Marvel, Susan G Komen, Target, SoCal Gas, Cryptic Studios.

Full VO Resume Link here - http://bit.ly/2e9dR78

TELEVISION

SUSAN G KOMEN (NATIONAL) / ROLE - ANNOUNCER / COMPANY - POWER GAMES LLC
FEBREZE / ROLE - SKILLET
HOUSTON ZOO / ROLE - COMMERCIAL VO / COMPANY - KHOU
IW MARKS / ROLE - ANNOUNCER VO / COMPANY - KHOU
GOLD CLUB / ROLE - ANNOUNCER VO / COMPANY - YOUNG STUDIOS

RADIO

SOCAL GAS / ROLE - ANNOUNCER / COMPANY - PHELPHS AGENCY
KEN GARFF NISSAN, WILLEY HONDA, NASOPURE / ROLE - COMMERCIAL VO / COMPANY - SIMMONS MEDIA
CARNEGIE LIBRARY OF PITTSBURGH / ROLE - COMMERCIAL VO / COMPANY - VOICEOVERNINJA.COM
ROMA BANK / ROLE - ROMA BANK VOICE / COMPANY - MARKE COMMUNICATIONS
HARRIS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS / ROLE - ANNOUNCER VO / COMPANY - MOVING PIX STUDIOS

ANIMATION/VIDEOGAMES

BEE*KIN IPAD SERIES / ROLE - QUEEN BEE, BECKY BEE-KIN, BIG MAMA MOTHER EARTH / COMPANY - HUMANITAINMENT.COM
IRON MAN IPAD APP / ROLE - IRONETTE / COMPANY - MARVEL, LOUD CROWN INTERACTIVE
MILIEU FROM THE BAYOU++ / ROLE - MILIEU, KIDS VOICES / COMPANY - SCRUMPS ENTERTAINMENT
SCOURGE OUTBREAK / ROLE - EVE / COMPANY - MATINEE SOUND AND VISION
SELF DEFENSE TRAINING CAMP / ROLE - FITNESS INSTRUCTOR / COMPANY - UBISOFT, MATINEE SOUND AND VISION
HEROES OF NEWERTH / ROLE - MEDUSA / COMPANY - S2GAMES.COM
THE ROODIE NOODIES IPHONE APP / ROLE - FLIP FLOP SEAGULL / COMPANY - COMPLETE CONTROL UK
MINDFULNESS TS / ROLE - GUIDED MEDITATION INSTRUCTOR / COMPANY - PRIME VOICES, S.A.R.L.

E-LEARNING
30 MINI-STORIES/NURSERY RHYMES PHONETICS/PRONUNCIATION GUIDES SIX HERO STORIES - MULTICULTURAL AMERICAN DICTIONARY / ROLE - NARRATION VO / COMPANY - ILEARN4FREE.COM

ONLINE

FLOPPETS /ROLE- COMMERCIAL VO / COMPANY - ZYDECO STUDIOS
CHAMELEON SPORTS STUDIOS / ROLE - CORPORATE NARRATION / COMPANY - KRASBIT TECHNOLOGIES
QCOZZ / ROLE - CORPORATE COMMERCIAL VO / COMPANY - PARKER GRANT, FOUNDER, QCOZZ.COM

CORPORATE

GUILDNET/ ROLE - NARRATION VO / COMPANY - JEWISH GUILD FOR THE BLIND, NY
TOYOTA / ROLE - INDUSTRIAL TRAINING VO / COMPANY - TWO STEPS AHEAD

My Training

Trained at Edge Studios, NY
VO Training with Roy Yokelson, Antland Productions
Relevant Coursework - Private instruction with Noelle Romano and Jay Snyder
Small Class Instruction with Kristin Price, Eric Rath, Randye Kaye, Bob Bergen, Bill Farmer, Danielle Quissenberry, Linda Jones, Erik Sheppard, Kevin Delaney, MJ Lallo

• Intense Voice Over Technique
• Voice and Speech I and II
• Character Training -- Charlie Adler, Kari Wahlgren, MJ Lallo, Bob Bergen, Bill Farmer, Jay Snyder, Noelle Romano, Lani Minella
• Improv Technique
• The Acting of Voice Acting
• Reading Between the Lines
• Creating Imagery
• Timing Commercial Rides
• Breaking Down Copy
• Diction
• Accent Acquisition and Reduction
• Public Speaking
• British Accent Training
• Audiobook Training
• Promo Training
• Children and Mass Media
• Interpersonal Communication

My Studio Equipment

Home Studio:

NT-1 Rode Mic
Steinberg UR12 Interface
PF1 Filter
Adobe Audition
Acoustic Sound Proof Booth
Macbook Pro

Additional Skills

Recognized for strong interpersonal skills, outgoing personality, enthusiasm and professionalism. Able to work independently as well as in team settings. Efficient analytical and research skills with proven ability to work in fast-paced environments, multitask, thrive under pressure and meet deadlines.

Specialties:

Professional singing, Acting, Voice Over, Communications, English and creative writing, Data Entry, Macintosh and PC Platforms

BA in Communications
Easy to Direct
Can Rap and Sing
Home Studio
Over ten years of acting experience
Strong writing and editing skills


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Demos
Commercial Demo

Animation Demo

Narration Demo

Gaming Demo

ELearning Songs

Singing - Hallelujah

Jingles Demo