Todd Gutknecht

character specialist, Guy next door, folksy

Voice Description

Warm, folksy midwestern, but versatile enough to be edgy and convey depth and darkness as well.

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

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

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

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 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

My Home Base

, Iowa, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

All forms of British(cockney to high brow), Irish, Scottish true brogue (Braveheart) to cartoonish (Groundskeeper Willie From the Simpsons), East Indian, Upper East side yiddish (Jackie Mason or Eddie Murphy in Coming TO America),Southern United States drawl, French, German, Italian, Boston, New York, California surfer dude.
Impersonations are well over 200, ranging from Ronald Reagan to Eric Cartman from South Park and everything in between.

My Voice Experience

I have recorded well over 200 radio commercials for production houses such as Big City Productions of Minneapolis and the Mudd Group of Cedar Falls, IA and Chicago,IL, as well as smaller production studios here in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I have also recorded countless radio station ID's even though I have never worked directly for a radio station. I have also done work on video game projects for Phantom EFX latest project Darkest of Days. I perform stand-up comedy fairly regularly and I have opened for Wild Bill Bauer and Judah Friedlander of NBC's 30 Rock. I presently perform with Eastern Iowa's premier Improv troupe Comics in Action, I also perform with the critically acclaimed live movie riffing troupe RiffRaff Theater, a project created with the approval and support of Mike Nelson of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

My Training

I have a BA in Political Science from the University of Northern Iowa. In addition to performing with my Improv and movie riffing troupe I am also somewhat active with local theater here in Cedar Rapids.

My Studio Equipment

There are two different studios here in Cedar Rapids that I typically use. Both use high end Audio Technica compressor Microphones and completely soundproof booths. They are both also Fully digital. One with a 32 channel board and one with a 64 channel board. The 32 channel is Microsoft capable and the 64 channel is run with Mac.

Additional Skills

I have a true passion for voice acting, and in that capacity I have formed some relationships with people that have been very helpful to me in my pursuits. People such as Billy West of Ren & Stimpy and Futurama fame. As well as working with Gary Kroeger. Gary is from my hometown, and was a 4 year cast member on Saturday Night Live, as well as a voice talent himself on the animated series Cat/Dog.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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