Matt Shivers

Guy Next Door, Natural Storyteller, Trustworthy, Warm, Cool Dad, Characters, Edgy, Likeable

Voice Description

My vocal signature range is versatile. I can be the fun, smart guy next door...but I can also bring an edge and a I have a knack for character voices.

My voice has been described as trustworthy and believable, relatable, likeable, matter of fact, and down to earth.

I can be warm, controlled, engaging, and inspiring for narrations and presentations. I've been called a natural storyteller.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age 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
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• 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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project

My Home Base

., Illinois, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Caricature accents: British, Scottish, Irish, Russian, Classic Pirate

My Voice Experience

My clients can say it much better than I can:

"Matt is fantastic to work with: enthusiastic, responsive, and talented. He's able to provide a variety of reads that deliver whatever nuance in tone and feel I need to satisfy my clients. After working with him over the last three-plus years, I recommend Matt Shivers to anyone looking for a top-notch voice artist." Jeremy Mosher, AGAR

"Matt's comedic timing and deadpan delivery resonated with audiences. He's very versatile, able to modify his voice to suit the project I'm working on." - Griffin Hammond, Filmmaker

"A great voice talent resource. He is easy to work with, asked the right questions, and understood exactly what we needed. I would recommend Matt to anyone." - Chris Lukeman, Railsplitter Media

"Matt has an incredible gift from voice over talent to audio production. His work is consistent and always meets my expectations. He's does whatever it takes to do the job on time and within budget. He has a great voice range." Caroline Zimmerman, Simple Solutions Marketing

"Matt is a great resource for our company. In addition to the fact that he is extremely talented, he has always provided us with prompt service and was willing to do whatever was needed to make the project the best it could be." Joe Taylor, Sleepy Creek Studios

As a kid, I had a knack for voices and impersonations...so I guess you could say it all started there and then continued through school (Speech Team, School Plays, etc.).

I used to be a Production Director for several Illinois radio properties. Not only would I voice many of the commercials, but also write, edit, produce and direct talent.

I wasn't your typical music over announcer "radio guy." I wanted my commercials to be effective for the client and also engaging for the listener. Whenever possible, there was a narrative involved that made the spot memorable and drove business to the advertiser.

Today, I'm working for myself. Recent projects have included commercial work, short films, industrial safety and corporate communication.

If you want more specific examples, please don't hesitate to contact me. I'd love to work with you!

My Training

BA Communication - Eastern Illinois University
Character Development for Voiceover - Second City Learning Center

My Studio Equipment

Neumann TLM 103
Roland Quad-Capture
Sony MDR-V6 headphones
Adobe Audition Creative Cloud
Melodyne Editor

Additional Skills

Sound Design
Sound Editing

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Contact Information

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Additional Information

• Currently Matt Shivers is a Standard subscriber.
• Matt Shivers was last active on Voice123 332 days ago

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Demos
Matt Shivers - Commercial Voice Over Demo 2015

Narration Demo

On-Hold Demo