Michael J. Diekmann

My basic voice is a deep, warm and serious German

Voice Description

My basic voice is a deep, warm and serious German that may be altered to many different types.
Based in Munich, Germany, my studios are producing professional audio more than 20 years.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• German

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
• 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


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I have ISDN in my studio
• 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
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

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

Munich, Germany

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

German (native, several dialects)
English (American)
Young Adult, Middle Aged, Senior,
the good, the bad, the ugly

Movie Trailers, Documentaries, Audiobooks, Business, Educational, Videogames, Television, Internet

My Voice Experience

Arrow OCS, BMW, Baden Wuertembergische Versicherungen, Bayer AG, Burda, B&O, Commerzbank, Erdinger Weissbier, Fraunhofer Institute, Fresenius Medical Care, GOP-Theater, Gruner & Jahr, Husqvarna, KPMG, Mercure Hotels, Neckermann, Stadtsparkasse, Sony, ZDF, and others.

My Training

Training as professional speaker with Dieter Traupe, at the time the anchor at Bayerischer Rundfunk, the Bavarian public broadcaster. I continued my training with Michael Zimmerer, then speaker trainer at Bayerischer Rundfunk.

Study of Sound Engineering (Director of Sound /Diplom Tonmeister), more than 25 years of experience as a production- and post production engineer,
since 1995 sound design and production mixer,
lecturer at university level for audio production & postproduction, sound design and video editing
professional work as voice talent more than 10 years

My Studio Equipment

Microphones :
Neumann, Brauner, Schoeps, Sennheiser, Shure

Mac Pro i7 and PC-Workstation

Pro Tools 11, Samplitude ProX, Logic Pro X, Audition CS6

Special Equipment:
Fireface 800, Yamaha O2R / V2 mixing console,
speaker room / professioal studio

Delivery Methods:
all professional formats via Internet, ftp, overnight
Turnaround Time 24 hours

Additional Skills

voice recordings, editing & finalizing
synchon recordings
sound design
complete film mixdown in 2.0 up to 6.1 surround
DVD Authoring & Mastering

Payment Methods Accepted

• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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