Rupert Bogarde

Kings English, Honest, Educated, Classy, Character

Voice Description

A steady, sincere, versatile voice, clear, atmospheric and creative for radio drama and audiobooks, informed and educated for newsreading and commercial purposes.

Ideal smooth, cultured soft-sell for fundraising and public announcements.

My commercial voice is bright with warm, clear diction.

A steady professional-and-clear sound for messages, telecoms and presentations.

Experience in acting, character interpretation, creation, invention and development.

Natural voice style: Traditional educated BBC British English.

Excellent comic or fantasy voice for characters in children's plays and audiobooks.


Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• English - British
• English - Other
• French - Other

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• 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 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 copywriting services
• I offer translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Kings English, Polite, steady, upper middle England, posh, Northern.

French: (I lived and worked in France for ten years and can supply a good French Catalan peasant voice and accent.)
French is rusty conversational.

American mid-western accent. (Lived in US 8 Years)
American Southern.

Old man. British gentleman statesman. Traditional English Professor. Middle European.

Many cartoon and comedy character voices.
Try me on:
Witches, gnomes, druids, monsters and hags.




My Voice Experience

Dec 2008
> Writing, Sound Effects and all voices for 'The Mast' Radio short Story.
>Completed the VO for a short film shot in Bournemouth.
>Technical VO for Draughtsman Products.
>Music video intro for The MFV.
>TV commercials for Readers Digest, Eukanuba.
>VO: Walsh & Co estate agents.

Jan 2009:
The Pikes Radio podcast.
Re-Woking Of 'Daybreak into Darkness' for Pachyderm Productions UK.

Feb 2009:
VO for: 'L'Anglais' in Pidgeon-French. 'The Gunner' trial for D-Roper Prods.

March 2009:
VO for: stage production of 'Out of the Mind' by Jillian Jenkins. Totton Theatre, Southampton.

April 2009
Web Viral: Dove Films
VO for: SunglassesUK 30 sec Comm.

June 09
Three radio plays for Southern Counties radio.

July 09
Podcasts
'My Painting's in prison'
'Father and Son'
(Two unique twin character pieces where I played both parts.)

Aug 09
Completion of 'The Mast' For SC radio. (Written Produced by self.) All voices.

Sept 09 October and forward........

Poetry Forum Widelife films and the US Open Hat festival recordings.

Continual reading ongoing. Numerous articles each day. Producing many sound pieces covering PSA's to simple reads.

Radio play characters for: Will and The Doctor in 'The Short Straw' Pachyderm Prods small feature.

Reading constantly for NFTB over 200 stories to date. Promos and PSA's.

Produced voices for independent Video games company including Logo Start-up voice.

2010...

Voice for local radio plus own monday show.

Intro and PSA for Newspapers For the Blind.

Creative read for German Arts Foundation.

Finn Marlin Audiobook (Two Characters. Father and Son)

Regular reader for NFTB (every day) Now too many to Itemise....




My Training

Southern Illinois University: Photojournalism.

Trained as an Editor for Commercials under Jeff Muller.

Lived in France 10 years fluent spoken French.

Wrote Autobiography: many public readings and radio appearances.
Wrote several produced and aired scripts.
Some professional acting work.
Commercials and one short film.

June 2008 Completed Gary Trezzas Voice Over masterclass and then spent five months training with assistance of other established recording engineers and artists before the creation of my own home studio towards the close of 2008.

Outside professional:
Drummer/singing in Band 20 years.
Local Theatre, diverse productions and some lead roles.

My Studio Equipment

Professionally equipped home studio with:

Versatile Electro Voice RE 20 Dynamic high quality studio microphone.
RME Fireface 400 firewire Preamp.
Highest quality Silver and Gold high performance cables.

MAC SYSTEM with
APPLE Logic software/Garage Band and other back-up recording programs.

Additional PC back up system in place.

Can produce files in most formats.

I have a modest sound effects library.

Modern or Classical:
I can also write and produce music if this is required.

Additional Skills

Acting: stage, radio and commercial TV.
Writing. Published scriptwriter and author.
Musician. 25 years many bands.
Can provide drums and piano tracks and can sing.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
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Demos
Spider Toy Demo

Throat Lozengers commercial

Horse and Country Satellite

Albert Einstein Anecdote

Goblin and Witchtalk

WW2 Fighter Pilot Audiobook

Comedy Podcast

Answerphone well spoken Male

Bear Sound effects Voice

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