Warm melllow confident similar to Richard Burton
Warm ,with a range of depth to match the valleys of Wales but can also be very mellow with Good clear diction & being born & bred in South Wales UK in the home town of welsh talent such as Richard Burton Sir Anthony Hopkins & Micheal Sheen I have a similar accent.
I see my voice as being ideal for narration work but also suitable for software instruction guides or due to my technical background instructional narration for technical products.
Audio Books would also be an area that I believe would benefit from my clear diction & good pronunciation.
I can do husky/sexy for some commercial work if required, I am willing to audition for character or comic parts ,but to old now to play the part of young & adventurous More the old ogre or sinister evil maniac!!
Or of course telephone systems instruction.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - Australian
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other
• English - Irish
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
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 can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• 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
Port Talbot, United Kingdom
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Welsh/ English some Irish or Scottish (Working on others but willing to try almost any).
My Voice Experience
Mainly theatre work over the past 24 years,some MC work over the past 5 years or so.
For some reason women seem to like my voice ( not sure about the fellas only had comments from the ladies of most age groups).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvDfoLWqTv8&feature=youtu.be For a sample of work for one of my clients.
Too many technical qualifications to list now over half a century old but still learning.
Still working on my voiceover talents.
My Studio Equipment
Home recording & Theatre equipment available from alesisi mini usb mixer to 24 channel Allen & Heath desk with a large variety of external FX equipment & a small library of sound FX disks Yamaha spx reverb unit compressors & limiters.
Microphone's approx 20 to choose from from
Neumann TLM102 & CAD Equitek E200, sm58 upwards Inc Berhinger B1 Large diaphragm mic Marshall usb 006mxl & stc 700 Tube microphone.
R700 Ribbin Microphone
Minidisc & cd production equipment pc audio editing software Adobe Audition /Audacity.
ALesis USB mixer M audio sound card
ISDN line available at my local radio station ( I am on good terms with the station manager so ISDN available for my use if required).
May 2015 adding source connect now as alternative to ISDN for delivery of audio files. (http://source-connect.com/the-voice)
I have been using theatre/equipment for over 24years & familiar with audio mixers etc Background prior to that in electronics inc aviation electronics.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
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