Ulf Bjorklund

Storyteller, character, narrator, natural

Voice Description

E-learning, narration, audio tours and commercials in Swedish and English. My English is American English but I also can do a Continental or Mid-Atlantic sound, as well as British English.

Audio books - engaging, captivating, warm.

For commercials and e-learning, my voice has been described as sophisticated, trustworthy, and knowledgeable.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• English - USA and Canada
• Swedish

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
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

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 have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Portland, Oregon, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Looking for a warm, believable, conversational and magic voice? Right here. My native language is Swedish, and 60% of my voiceover work is in neutral English. I have range! From a "continental" sound - educated, elegant, and sophisticated - to quirky, fun, and eccentric character voices. Corporate video, e-learning, apps and commercials - been there, voiced that!

My Voice Experience

Commercials. E-learning and Apps for Ipad and Android. Radio spots. I also have audio book experience.

Clients:
Propell Publishing (Forlaget Propell,Norway) Swedish app for Android and Ipad.
Intersect video (Swedish)
Fifteen Four (English)
Mental Ward Films (Dennis Ward)(English)
Goodbeans (English, children's apps)
Cyracom (Swedish E-Learning)
Christianaudio.com (English)
Hovel Audio (English)
Iambik Audiobooks (English)
Wildside Press (English)


I have been a professional stage actor for over 20 years.

My Training

Dave Walsh 'True Tell' couching.

Pat Fraley Audio book narration course.

Braintracks Audio - Nancy Wolfson - graduate. Nancy has described my voice as "corporate and elegant".

Covenant Players, International Repertory Theater Company, 20 years. Taught workshops on communications, acting, and directing, in various countries.

I have performed roles in English and Swedish, as well as short roles in other languages.

My Studio Equipment

Microphones: Neumann U 87ai and AT 2035.
Interface: Focusrite Scarlett 2i2.
Ableton Live 9.1, Wavelab, Izotope RX 5 and Twistedwave.
Windows 7
Mac
Skype patch

Additional Skills

I can translate material from English to Swedish and Swedish to English.

I am a musician, composing, recording and editing my own work, as well as performing for live audiences in an ensemble.

I have experience in radio - reading for the blind with software that downloads to the subscribers equipment so that they receive all the news, newspaper ads, obituaries, classified ads - everything that is found in a sighted persons newspaper. This required a well modulated voice, good pronunciation and clarity and very quick and accurate editing skills.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Demos
Commercial

Documentary

Explainer video

E-learning

Animation/ cartoon

Commercial

Explainer video

E-learning

Narration

Video game demo

Business promo

IVR - English

Hold message

Narration childrens book