Deborah Pardes

calm, trustworthy, empathic, sexy, wise, BFF

Voice Description

Warm, deep, wise for documentary film projects; Conversational for interviews; Smooth and professional for presentation; I can turn on the east coast edge for more NYC attitude; Maternal for healthcare commercials; Aunt with attitude for advice-giver; Empathic for best friend voice; I take direction easily and willingly, I have a keen understanding of subtleties, I let my voice convey the complex messages BEHIND the words.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

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
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

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 offer copywriting 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

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

New York accent, Middle East accent, Californian, Documentary, News Reporter, Mother, Best Friend,

My Voice Experience

I have narrated several documentary projects and industrial film projects. This is where my expertise lies- in maintaining a consistent tone throughout a longer piece. For Levis and Oracle, I have been the voice of internal campaigns, meant to impact global audiences. I recently completed a documentary film to raise money for a school in Nepal.

I am also a composer and sound designer. My expertise expands my understanding of how the cadence,flow and tone of voice must match the content/context/messaging of the project.

I'm extremely good at working with scripts (language and word choice), to ensure cohesion and optimum impact.

My Training

Johns Hopkins University - Writing
Columbia University - English Lit and Journalism
VO workshop - KQED - Northern California
10 years as a touring artist (singer/ performer)
Master of Ceremonies for various Galas and Celebrations

My Studio Equipment

Digital Performer
Reason
Charter Oak Microphones
FireFace 800 Series A/O converter
Premier SoundTracks (30K sounds)
Producer of radio spots for NPR

Additional Skills

I have been in and around production for the last 20 years, behind and in-front of the microphone. I also make a living as a Senior Copywriter for Fortune 500 marketing campaigns, so I am extremely aware how words / sound / music impact the success or failure of a project. VO comes naturally to me, since my background as a singer trained me to control my breath and my voice.

As a script writer, I'm also acutely aware of the power words - how they flow, how they land - the nuance of emphasis. I take direction extremely well.

I'm the executive producer at Artists for Literacy. This has given me access to many projects that involve a diverse sampling of voice and composers.

My office / studio is shared by EMOTO MUSIC. This is a world-class recording facility that I have access to for longer term projects.

Payment Methods Accepted

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