James Martinez

Fun, Witty, Specializes in Character and Dialect

Voice Description

Knowledgeable, warm and witty for narrations. Funny, wry, character specialist for commercials, animation, video games, etc. Particularly adept at portraying villains and comic characters. Professional, direct, and friendly for presentations, phone directories. Very experienced as "The Voice of The Company."

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Female
• 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
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

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

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (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

None

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British Standard, Cockney, Irish, Northern Irish, Northern English, Scottish, Welsh, New York, Northern Californian (Native Dialect), Southern Californian, Southern United States, Texan, Indian, Asian, Russian, German, Spanish... very skilled with dialect, with a strong knowledge of IPA. There isn't any dialect I won't tackle.

My Voice Experience

Trained and experienced theatrical actor, formerly worked in television production as well as much experience using my voice over the phone in jobs such as Inside Sales for San Jose Repertory Theatre, and several years as Front Desk Coordinator for Klutz Press.

My Training

Trained actor. Graduate of The Foothill Theatre Conservatory in Los Altos, CA- an intensive two-year program with a thorough spectrum of curriculum, including several classes focused on voice, including Linklater technique and Outdoor Vocal Control.

I've also taken voice-over classes at Voice One in San Francisco with Elaine Clark, Terry McGovern, Tom Chantler & Sally Clawson.

Additional study (drama) at the University of London.

My Studio Equipment

I'm still building my home studio. Currently working with Audacity.

Additional Skills

I'm a creative writer always happy to lend a hand with dialogue or plot points. Skilled character artist/illustrator.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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