Ben Marney

Deep, Southern, Down Home, Trusting, Genuine, Real, Sam Elliott style

Voice Description

Americana, Deep, Rich, Down home, Seasoned, Trusting, Southern,Compassionate.
I have a large dynamic range, from a low textured whisper, to a strong and powerful delivery to a gruff blue collar construction worker style.
From a heavy southern accent (cowboy) to a slight southern accent (southern gentleman).


Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• 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
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have Phone Patch 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 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

Port St John, Florida, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I can perform a southern accent from an educated southern gentlemen, to a humorous deep south red neck/ hillbilly.

My Voice Experience

I have been a professional voice over talent for years. I am also a voice over coach teacher and producer. Through the years I have done hundreds of commercials, narrations and political spots. In past electons, I was the voice for several political radio and TV ads for numerous candidates running for US Congress and State Senate and House for Arkansan, Mississippi and Alabama.

I have earned a living with my voice for over three decades. As a voice over talent and as a professional singer/entertainer, I have literally traveled the world performing my music. My voice over career began early, at age 18, working as a Disk Jockey for KSAM radio in Huntsville, Texas.

Here are a few of my clients:
Nike Sports, HP Radio, Hendrick Motor Sports, Home Federal Bank, Myrtle Beach Golf Vacations, The Pizza Ranch, United Rentals, John Deere, Invensys, Mississippis Farm Bureau, Keep Texas Beautiful/Don't Mess With Texas, Million Dollar Quartet, The Sport Center, Armor Seed, Knife River Construction...

I also have extensive experience in the recording industry and own an in house state-of-the-art studio.

My Training

I attended the University of Houston and Sam Houston State University, majoring in Architecture, however, I believe I have earned a masters degree from the "School of Hard Knocks" from my thirty plus years as a touring professional singer/musician, actor, producer and voice over talent.

I received extensive voice over training and coaching from Susan Berkley, Dan Levine and Brian Thon, Heather Costa and Michelle Falzon.

My Studio Equipment

Mac Pro
Pro Tools
Mackie CFX-12 mixer
Focusrite ISA One pre amp
Blue (Baby Bottle) large diaphragm microphone
AKG C-3000-B largel diaphragm microphone
Event tuned reference monitor speakers
Sony MDR 7506 headphones

My studio has a very quiet vocal booth

Additional Skills

I owned Digital Reflections, a digital video production company located in Myrtle Beach, SC. I was the owner, CEO/General manager of a restaurant/nightclub (Marney's, Jackson, MS) and a 2,500 seat music Theater (The All American Music Theater, Myrtle Beach, SC) I was also the President of a family owned construction company (Marney's Construction, Inc. Houston, TX)

I am also a published song writer, and a published fiction author.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• 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

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Commercial Demo

Narration Demo Sept 11

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BlueCollarWorkingManDemo2011

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