Tim Blane

Guy next door, friendly, happy, trustworthy, intelligent

Voice Description

My voice is friendly and accessible. The nice guy, the friend you trust. It's pretty upbeat and great for dry, comedic purposes.
For retail spots it's energetic but not overkill. More like an excited friend than an announcer type.
For more serious or intimate spots, my lower volume timbre has a nice warmth to it, giving a sense of calm and confidence.
I'm also good at sounding intelligent and intellectual without sounding condescending.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male

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

• English - USA and Canada

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
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

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 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

Los Angeles, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

American Standard English, American Southern English, Australian, RP English

My Voice Experience

I've done voiceover work ranging from bigger projects like Apple and Honda, to smaller projects like 'Handy' Professional Cleaning Service, GripClip, and Seattle Children's Hospital.

My Training

Voice over coaching with Dave Walsh of Walsh Voiceover (http://davewalshvo.com/)
Foundations class at Kalmenson & Kalmenson

Extensive Improv training (UCB, Groundings, Stephen Tobolowski, Improv Bootcamp)
Ongoing Acting class with Lesly Kahn
Experienced On-Camera commercial actor
Commercial classes with Killian McHugh and Craig Colvin

B.A. from Amherst College (double major in music and psychology)
Also attended Berklee College of Music for 2.5 years after Amherst, learning recording and performing techniques.

My Studio Equipment

My rig includes:
2014 Mac Pro
Apogee Duet 2
Neumann U87 microphone
Sennheiser MKH 416 microphone
I record in Logic and use Waves and other plugins

Additional Skills

I'm easy to work with, professional, and have experience in both the creative arts and the business world (worked a day job for years at an affordable housing lender).

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers

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Tim Blane commercial demo 2013