Michael Berliner

Friendly, Funny, Genuine, Upbeat, Smart, Wry, Cool

Voice Description

My basic "brand" is a personable voice that communicates confidence and believability.

At the same time I am a character actor with the range to deliver broad comedy and highly charged, emotional reads.

My voice range has been described as genuine, relatable, trustworthy, professional, warm, real, funny, smart, raspy, textured, cynical, as well as over-the-top caricature.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• 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 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
• I offer radio ad production services

My Home Base

, North Carolina, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

American Southern, Boston Brahmin, Long Island Lockjaw, Maine, New Yawkah, Italian, Western Cowboy, Mafia thug, Mexican, Jewish, various British including Cockney and upper-crust.

Imitations and voice-alikes include: upper-crust foppish Terry Thomas, Don Adams (Maxwell Smart), Peter Falk (Lt. Columbo), William Shatner (Captain Kirk), Marlon Brando (The Godfather).



My Voice Experience

Over a dozen years experience voicing television and radio commercials, web videos and animation projects.

My basic "brand" is a personable, believable voice that communicates confidence. At the same time I have the range to deliver broad comedy and highly charged, emotional reads.
Examples:

- Nightclub comic character, observational comedy style a la Jerry Seinfeld, for Jiffy Lube radio campaign.

- Brand Voice, Friendly Corporate Brand reads...Upbeat, friendly and textured reads for GMACMortgage.com, and Pacific Life tv commercials.

- Earnest, urgent, storyteller for Blue Cross Blue Shield.

- Imitation of William Shatner Captain Kirk for corporate promotional video.



My Training

Acting training at Wesleyan University, BA in Theatre.
Study at George Morrison Studio and Alice Spivak, NYC, among others.
Fifteen-plus years experience as advertising writer and producer/casting director for radio, TV, and web-based commercials and videos.

My Studio Equipment

My home-office studio features sound-booth, Audio-Technica AT 400 microphone, Focusrite pre-amp, Mac recording software, phone patch.

Additional Skills

My "other" career is as an advertising copywriter. I can be of assistance in editing/revising your script (if you wish).

Payment Methods Accepted

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Demos
Commercial Range

Observational comic announcer

Serious, Earnest Announcer

Animation characters

Podcast Demo

TV and Movie Promos & Trailers