Conversational, Guy Next Door, Warm, Inviting, Friendly, Genuine
Find me on the web at voicesbydoncipolla.com
Direct e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or call my direct line at (775) 379-7368
Don Cipolla is the "go to" voice for a variety of projects around the world.
2011 - Sports Announcer of The Year - Reno Gazette Journal
To treat every client with respect, professionalism and with courtesy.
Don believes in delivering what he promises on-time, every time with the clients needs always at the top of his priority list while achieving the goals of any project put in front of him.
Communication is the key to achieving the goals of any project and Don believes in utilizing that skill to the best of his ability while making sure the project is done exactly to the clients specifications. If something isn't done right the first time, Don will continue to work hard until his client is completely happy.
Most projects are done within 24 hours with a fast and accurate turnaround.
Don has done a variety of projects utilizing his voice in many styles and forums. Some of his clients include General Electric (GE), Chevrolet, Ford Motor Company, Deloitte, The Penthouse Club, Let's Get It On Promotions, NWL Corp., Time Warner and many others.
Some of these projects include and are not limited to Corporate Training, Video Voice-Overs, Safety Video's, Narration, Promo's, Radio Commercials, Radio Imaging, Internet Video's, E-Learning, Audio Books, Tutorials, Television, Pro Boxing, Pro Mixed Martial Arts, Pro Wrestling, College Basketball, Semi-Pro Football, IVR Prompt's, On-Hold Messaging and more.
*VOICE TYPE AND STYLE*
Don's voice has been described as conversational, friendly, approachable, soothing, relaxed, guy next door, high energy, deep, cool, sincere, professional, corporate, sophisticated, educational, authoritative, knowledgeable, urgent, soft sell, hard sell, promo, understandable, rough, tough and authentic.
*COMPARISON'S / IMPERSONATIONS*
John Hamm, Sam Elliot, Tom Hanks, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ozzy Osbourne, David Lee Roth, Bevis and Butthead, Optomus Prime, Batman, Pinky and the Brain and many others.
*Has been cast for ages*
Male 20's, 30's, 40's, and 50's (25-55).
Don has done a wide variety of jobs that include but is not limited to: Talking Toys, Animation, Characters, Super Hero's, Explainer Videos, Public Speaking, Medical, Mobil App, Gaming, Telephone Prompts and others.
Don's voice has been described by some as powerful, resonant, distinguished, deep, rough, edgy, energetic, relaxed, believable, approachable, sexy, announcer ish if needed but conversational when the project calls for it.
"Don's delivery is clearly understandable and believable" - said by his most recent client.
*Studio and Equipment*
Don will travel to you, if needed or to a studio of your choice, however, Don has a professional home studio that is well treated for noise cancellation and uses high quality microphones and equipment such as Neumann M 149 Tube Mic, Shure SM7B, Electro Voice RE20 and others depending on the project. Mackie Pro FX12 Professional Effects Mixer with built in state-of-the-art mic pre-amp, Cloudlifter, Sony MDR-7506 Professional Grade Headphones, Yamaha HS7 Studio Monitors, HP Computer and Adobe Audition Software.
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 - USA and Canada
• English - 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
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• 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 have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect 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
• I have ipDTL in my studio
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I offer copywriting services
• 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
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
I can do cartoon voices, celebrity impersonations, sporting announcer, news announcer, Italian mob boss, Irishman, conversational and many more.
North American Accent / Southern Accent / Rural /African-American / Mid-Western
Sam Elliott, John Hamm, Mike Rowe
My Voice Experience
*10 years as a professional voice over artist and actor*
*Additional Services Include*
Full production of commercials that include music and sound effects that are second to none
Special Announcements that include birthday's, weddings, engagements, business presentations and others
OSHA / Safety Training Video Voice Over
Sport related voice overs
IVR Computer Prompts
Broadcast and non-broadcast commercials
Mobil apps and games
Don is always keeping informed on the latest technologies in the voice over industry and feels that he learns something new everyday in regards to not only getting better as a talent but in producing the best product possible for all of his clients around the world.
My Studio Equipment
• Adobe Audition
• Microsoft Office Suite
• Audio Vault
• Remote Broadcasts
• DAT machine
• Shortcut 360
• Profit system
Mackie Pro FX8V2 Sound Board
Yamaha Professional Studio Monitors
20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN MUSIC / ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
Skilled voice actor with a variety of styles and tones. Able to write copy, produce and engineer high quality voice-overs for many type of clients.
• Skilled in radio communications and public relations
• Worked as a Disc Jockey doing my own show with a variety of formats and times of day morning show host, mid-day, afternoon drive, nights, overnights, and weekends
• 10 years as a professional radio announcer
• 5 years as a radio traffic reporter
• More than 15 years in nightclubs and in radio including Nevada and Missouri
• Announcer/MC for various boxing and sporting events
• Energetic, highly motivated individual, who thrives within high pressure environments and performs well under strict time restraints and pressure
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in any currency
• Wire transfers
Online Payments Via PayPal
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