Friendly, Upbeat,Youthful, Energized and Versatile
Completely bilingual in French and English, Serra is a non-union voice over talent who works consistently in both languages. A native French speaker who speaks fluent French with no regional accent (French dialect), Serra has a wide range of American and "European" accents, ranging from silly cartoon-style character voices to a valley girl teenager to a thick French accent or neutral European accent. Her cartoon voices vary from a young boy or girl 2-3, to a feisty teen-aged girl, all the way to a goofy grown-up or a grandfather voice. She sings, able to maintain character voices while singing. Basic female voices are upbeat, young, accessible and girl-next-door friendly. Has a popular smooth motherly voice and a friendly, spunky young adult voice.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - USA and Canada
• French - European
• French - Other
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
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 translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer voice direction services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
My Home Base
New York City, New York, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
French is her first language and regularly works in both languages. Can do anything from a thick French accent to a more "neutral" European accent.
My Voice Experience
Past jobs have included voiceovers in TV/Radio commercials, animated films and cartoons, Narrations, Documentaries, PSA's, Interactive spots, promos for kid’s toys and numerous French voice-overs: "French accent" voiceovers for beauty product commercials, museum tours recordings, voice recordings for corporations.
Commercial VO: TV/Radio commercials for hundreds of brands including Bank of America, JCPenney, Toyota, Burlington Coat Factory, Slim Quick, AT&T Wireless, CK One, Kmart, Lincoln Financial, Soap-dot-com, Bud Light, Applegate Hotdogs, Trip Advisor, Words with Friends, Aquafina, Yellow Tail Wine, Annie Sez, Virgin Mobile, UPromise, Bojangles, JCPenney and a Public Council Ad for the TeachNYC website. I voiced a talking bug in a tv spot for Lifeway Kefir's "ProBugs" and a talking Raisinet for a Raisinets (Nestle) animated web series.
Narration: OVO-dot-com, Bank of America Website, Frigidaire, Museum and City Tours, Dove Chocolates, PHYTO Beauty Products, American Express Small Business Saturday, Go Daddy, Holiday Inn.
E Learning: Brill Kids, Hello Pal
Animation & ADR work in both French and English:
Wolverine and the X-Men (French) - Domino & Spiral
Angel's Friends (English) - Angel Urie
The Drakers (English) - Margot DuVall
Daddy, I'm a Zombie - Isis
Mummy, I'm a Zombie (French translation) - Isis
Tip the Mouse (English) - Mommy
Spike Team (English) - Grace Hightower
Jewtopia (French translation) - Alison Marks (the Jennifer Love Hewitt character)
Letters from Felix movies/TV Series (French) - Sophie
Ploddy the Police Car (French) - Hilda
Heroes of the City (English) - Tillie Train, Wheelie Scooter, Tracy Truck, Sally Seaplane
Training in Theater, Puppetry and Education. Works mostly as a voice artist, puppeteer and puppet/prop builder and has experience working in sketch/stand-up comedy as well. Her varied performing experience lends itself naturally to working as a voice-over artist.
BFA, Acting, Emerson College
MA, Educational Theatre, NYU
My Studio Equipment
PC recording in soundproof room with Audio-Technica AT-2020 Microphone on a shock mount with a pop filter and a Focusrite Scarlett Solo audio interface. Audacity as the recording software. Files can be submitted as WAV, AIFF or MP3. Works regularly with an affordable local NYC studio and could easily book time with them for jobs that require a phone patch or more complicated editing.
Works with children leading theater and puppetry workshops, volunteers to record books for the blind and builds puppets/specialty props for theater and television companies around the NYC area.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
Online Payments Via PayPal
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