Bill Sarkisian

Credible, convincing, authentic, believable, warm

Voice Description

Bill's voice has been described as strong, blue-collar, guy next door and very credible. He is an authoritative and clear spoken voice, TV, and film actor. Bill specializes in commercials and education projects, as well as narration and has experience with technical jargon due to his past as a technical writer.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• 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 offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

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My Voice Experience

You can find my demos and more about me here, or at my website.

Audiobooks I'm doing
Title: Condiment Wars: A Parody of Adventure
Author: Jill Cooper
Producer: Bill Sarkisian

Title: CA$HVERTISING: How to Use More than 100 Secrets of Ad-Agency Psychology to Make Big Money Selling Anything to Anyone
Author: Drew Eric Whitman
Producer: Bill Sarkisian

Title: The Real Men In Black: Evidence, Famous Cases, and True Stories of These Mysterious Men and their Connection to UFO Phenomena
Author: Nick Redfern
Producer: Bill Sarkisian

My Training

Training
Improv:
Monkey Butler Comedy - Current Morgan Dalheimer, Lynn Downey
Killian’s Commercial Workshops – improv & adult Killian McHugh

Voice Over Training:
Hideout L.A. VO Pro Workout Group - Current, Robin Armstrong

Other VO coaches I've studied with:
VO & audiobooks Master Classes David H. Lawrence XVII
Mark Cashman; Lani Minella of AudioGodz, Inc.; J.V. Martin; Rob Beemer; Stefan Rudnicki; Dolores Diehl’s Voiceover Connection.
Classes in: TV/Movie and Voice Over, including video & radio production, scene work, cold reading, improvisation, cartoons, videogames, audiobooks, narration and documentaries.

Other:
AIA Actor’s Studio: Kari Nissena, Bruno Oliver Cold Reading, Scene work

June 1996: California State University Los Angeles (CSULA)
B.A., Speech communications, with a focus on organizational communications and systems, business process reengineering, public relations, radio and TV news writing.

June 1992: AA Pasadena City College
Core courses, Video, Radio Production

My Studio Equipment

My setup: Audio-Technica AT2020 USB Mic, Audacity, and aDell 850 desktop with Windows 7.

I deliver various files such as WAV, AIFF or MP3s via CD, email, ftp.

Additional Skills

I am an authoritative and clear spoken voice, TV, and film actor. My 12 years in construction, BA in speech/communications, and 15 years in technical writing, plus good training give me the well-rounded education and experience that let me understand your topic, and understand the importance of the message. Together, let's bring your words to life.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

To contact Bill Sarkisian by email or phone, please click here.

• Currently Bill Sarkisian is a Standard subscriber.
• Bill Sarkisian was last active on Voice123 91 days ago

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Demos
Sarkisian Commercial Demo

Sarkisian Narration Demo