Lesley Ewen

intelligent, warm, friendly, professional,

Voice Description

Lesley has a warm, inviting voice, capable of delivering all sorts of information with the clarity and authority required. As a trained actor, she's able to bring diverse qualities to her voice; sexy, friendly, professional, neighbourly. A veteran performer she understands and can deliver hard sell, soft sell and medium sell and is quick to incorporate a director's notes. As well as taking direction well, Lesley is more than capable of delivering finished narration for feature documentaries, PSA's, audiobooks, film trailers or audio guides.

Her voice is highly valued for documentary narration, commercials and professional presentations requiring intelligence and clarity. She's been referred to by producers as 'the voice of the U.N.and she's appeared on the X Files four times.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - British
• 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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

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 can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

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

My Home Base

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Canadian, America South, American General, RP.
A good grasp of foreign words and accents, and able to incorporate them with ease. Lesley also speaks a small amount of Italian and has a rather convincing Russian accent.

My Voice Experience

Lesley is a highly sought after documentary narrator. She has lent her voice to numerous films for Make Believe Media, Red Letter Films and Reel Myth, most recently narrator "Neurons to Nirvana". In addition to docs, Lesley was the voice of the Integral Institute, hosted a radio show on CBC Radio and has done a variety of commercials.

As well as narration, Lesley read screen direction for Praxis Film Centre for Screenwriters for over 10 years. Her ability to lift text off the page was always noted as exceptional. Over a 2 hour reading she was continuously able to bring the screenwriter's images to life in full colour.

Lesley is known for her clear, calm, full bodied voice. Soothing, friendly and engaging, vibrant and intelligent.

Her dream is to be the first woman to do movie trailers!

My Training

Lesley hosted the CBC Radio show The Beat, during which she interviewed hundreds of rock stars around the world.

Lesley has been doing voice work for over 30 years, narrating docs including "Bali By Heart", 100% Woman, C.D. Hoy, Corporations in the Classroom, When Love is Blind, From Neurons to Nirvana.

She's also had experience voicing audio guides for museums and art galleries. Well read and well traveled, she brings a depth of knowledge to her audio guides.

My Studio Equipment

Zoom H4N
Mabook Pro 2.6Ghz
Logic Pro X
Professional digital and tape editing experience gained at CBC Radio

Additional Skills

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Payment Methods Accepted

• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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• Lesley Ewen was last active on Voice123 173 days ago

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