Mike McGreal

Character specialist, gruff, smooth, eccentric.

Voice Description

We’re a songwriting production team based in the picturesque town of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire,England. We specialise in the writing and production of music and voice for use in various forms of advertising and broadcast media including Film, Television, Radio and Video Games.
We create bespoke music for the client’s needs, vision and product. We work closely with our clients to help them realise their ideas and create the best possible musical representation of their image.

We have experience in creating voice overs for adverts, games, audio books and radio. This includes character concepts and creation, and producing entire solutions including music and sound effects if required.

Voices covered include:

Fantasy characters - Gruff-Grubby Barman / Merchant, Pious Hero, Sneaky Thief, Mad Sorcerer, Wise Wizard, Fat Axe Wielding Dwarf, Tribal Leader, Monarchy, Posh Rich Estate Owner and miscellaneous monsters.

Radio - Cheesy OTT American Ad Man, British Radio 1 DJ, Car Salesman.

Film/TV - Intense Trailer Man ("this summer..."), The National Lottery Man.


Voices can range from big, deep and rugged, to soft, smooth and silky. Male and Female voices covered. Open to any direction given and if necessary able to input own creative angle.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Baby
• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Female
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Female
• Senior Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - Australian
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - South African
• English - Other
• French - European

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
• Adult content
• 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 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

• 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

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British (most regional), Irish (most regional), Northern Irish (most regional), English spoken with Russian accent, English spoken with Mexican accent, English spoken with Italian accent, English spoken with Russian accent, English spoken with French accent, English spoken with Indian accent, and many more...

My Voice Experience

Most recent works include:
Creating the official worldwide resource for the "Infernal Language" for the D&D Community. We have created voices and music for "Whaleslide" a customised search engine to be released early 2013.

My Training

Sound Engineering and Production BSc Hons, Commercial Music BA Hons, Contemporary Music Ba Hons, Songwriting MA, A level Theatre Studies, various musical instrument and theory grades and qualifications.

My Studio Equipment

Mics:

Audix d6, d4, d2(x2) i5, Sennheiser MD-421 x2, SE3, SE4 (stereo pair), SE R1 (stereo pair), AT4040, SM57s/58s, Sennheiser E935, Kel HM1 (stereo pair), JM27 (stereo pair), JM47, AKG d112, Blue Ball and Black Ball, Beyer M201, Royer 121, AKG D5,


Outboard:

KRK RP6 x2, Allen & Heath Zed 420 16 channel Mixer, Focusrite pre’s, TL Audio Ivory 2 VP-5051 Vocal Pre, Focusrite Liquid Mix 32, Lexicon MX400XL, Cloud CX335 Compressor / Limiter, Palmer Deccapo Reamper, Various standard and boutique guitar effects pedals.


Software:

Logic Pro, Cubase, Adobe Auditon, Sonar X2, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere Pro. An abundance of audio pluggins.

Additional Skills

We’re a songwriting production team based in the picturesque town of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England. We specialise in the writing and production of music for use in various forms of advertising and broadcast media including Film, Television, Radio and Video Games.
We create bespoke music for the client’s needs, vision and product. We work closely with our clients to help them realise their ideas and create the best possible musical representation of their image.

More of our work can be found at www.aifrproductions.com

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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