African Accent documentary project ZDLTK12138031436359X
This is a short documentary for my family re-union. Looking for some one who can speak clearly and understandable english with a African accent. Looking for a Morgan Freeman or Danny Glover style delivery but with a African Accent. Think "The Wise Elder" type. I need voiceover turned around ASAP
2013-07-04 10:36:19 GMT
2013-07-06 09:00:00 (GMT -05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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Voice123 SmartCast is seeking 25 auditions and/or proposals for this project (approx.) Invitations sent by SmartCast have resulted in 0 audition(s) and/or proposal(s) so far.
The Voice Actor should be located in:
Fixed - USD 100
Movie and game trailers
English - Other
Middle Age Male OR Senior Male
• Audio files must be delivered via email
• Deliver edited and finished voice tracks
The voice seeker is willing to hire either union or non-union talents for this project
YesCustom demo required
“One of your African ancestor was born from an Akan and Ewe union. The other one is from a Fon village called Bokobenoua. Herein is a bit of history, which shall explain some of the events that transpired with respect to your ancestor being taken into slavery.
In the 18th century the Aláàfin (King) of Oyo in Nigeria and the queen of England signed a trade agreement. This agreement included the selling of young men and women to her to be enslave in the Americas. In the neighboring Kingdom of Dahomey were your Ancestors are from, King Agadja wanted to end slavery and went to war against the Yoruba kingdom of Oyo. The Dahomey Kingdom was defeated by the kingdom of Oyo and In 1730, Dahomey became a tributary of Oyo. The peace terms included the payment of yearly tribute of young men and women;
Your ancestors were included in the men and women sent in the annual tribute paid to the King of Oyo.
This is why your ancestor have blocked you from having a full initiation in Nigeria.
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