Helmut Schmickler

Clear pronunciation, characters and dialects

Voice Description

Clear pronunciation, different characters on demand

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 - Other
• German

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
• Songs

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I have ISDN 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
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I offer translation 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

, Germany

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Several German dialects, characters and impersonations due to my acting experience; English with German accent

My Voice Experience

- Promo for an asset management company (demo)
- Commercial for a composting helper (demo)
- E-Learning (demo)
- Several documentaries (demo)
- Poem recitation (demo)
- Radio jingle (demo)
- Singing (demo)
- German lessons (demo)

My Training

Professional development and artistic activities:

2003 – 2008 Translations
English > German, Spanish > German

Music productions, Sounddesign, Voice-over

2001 – 2003 Circus FlicFlac
keyboard and guitar player, composer
musical accompaniment for approx. 1.200 shows

1990 – 2000 Various band activities
keyboard and guitar player, i.e. with:
• Alka Salsa (Salsa)
• Descarga (Salsa and Latin)
• Phaenomenal Family (Reggae)
• The Mirrors (Rock)

1991 – 1997 Various theatre ensembles
performing as an actor i.e. in:
• Die Mitschuldigen, Goethe, at the Theatermanufaktur
• Verkohlte Zeiten, in-house production according Wolfgang Borchert,
ensemble KO-MI-KO
• The World Is A Ghetto, musical-production, Theater unterm Dach

1991 – 1997 Various movie and tv productions
acting i.e. in:
• Gute Zeiten, Schlechte Zeiten (TV)
• Der grüne Heinrich (movie)
• Praxis Bülowbogen (TV)

1988 – 1990 Piano teacher
Jazz and Rock / Pop

1984 – 1986 artistic and linguistic education travels
USA, Mexiko and West-Afrika
• musical studies, carving and playing of drums
• language studies (English and Spanish)

Seit 1977 began playing guitar and keyboard




Education:

1980 Staatliches Gymnasium Ahrweiler
final high school examination

1981 – 1982 Caritas Verband Ahrweiler
civil service

1987 – 1990 Fa. Kschier Berlin
cabinet-maker apprenticeship with graduation

2004 – 2005 Datenklang Berlin
certified course in sounddesign

2005 – 2006 Felix Bloch Erben Berlin
internship in the recording studio
• e-book productions
• Jazz productions

2006 – 2007 6 months of travels in India for cultural and linguistic studies,
refreshment and consolidation of the english language


My Studio Equipment

• Apple Macinthosh Powerbook
• Logic Pro, Live (audio software) , Final Cut (video)
• RME Multiface
• Presonus mic preamps
• Rode NT 1000 and NT 4 microphones
• Magnat SB 20 and JMlab Chorus 705 monitors
• various keyboards and guitars

Additional Skills

- Music composing and production
- Songwriting, singing
- Sounddesign
- Tranlations (English, Spanish > German)

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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Demos
Alps documentary

Momix

Online training

Product presentation

Audio guides

Ellora caves

Radio jingle

Event announcements

Song

English narration

JasminSixteen

Lecture of poems