Carmen DIOP

deep voice, warm and dynamic

Voice Description

Narration : warm, melodious for the narrator, various voices depending on the characters
commercial: cordial, amused, playful, sensual
presentations: explaining, calm, clear, friendly
Audiotel / answering machine : serious, clear, monotonous, institutional
Trailer: penetrating, powerful, vibrant
Documentary : informative, warm, modulated
E-learning : explanatory, harmonious
Video games: various depending on the characters
Jingle / radio cover : singing, modulated
Voice over : informative, presentative, calm, warm and clear

My usual accent is Parisian, but I can perform various accents of West Africa

I am fluent in WOLOF (Senegal, 2nd language)

Impersonate : illiterate peasant, intellectual, bourgeois, middle class.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

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

• English - Other
• French - European
• French - Other
• Spanish - Other

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

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

My Home Base

Paris, France

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

accents: Senegal, West and Central Africa, French Carribbean
Characters : suburban teenager, illiterate African woman, middle-class woman, intellectual woman, personified animals
Baby, Child, Teenage Girl, Teenage Boy, Young Adult Female,
Voice sounds like : Middle Age Female, Senior Female, Senior Male

My Voice Experience

- Production and post-production of films, news reports and corporate documentaries (RFO/AITV, TV5 Monde, Canal France International, (CFI) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) ,Centre de services et de production audiovisuelle (CESPA) , Organisation des Nations Unies pour le Développement Industriel (ONUDI)

- Daily news radio show (Le Journal des Auditeurs), correspondent in Paris and Dakar (Africa N°1)

- Radio France International (Multiplex RFI)

- Recording of an African tale by Senghor et Sadji, "Les aventures de Leuk le lièvre" performing narrator and all the animal voices

My Training

Trained on Audiovisual journalism at Institut National de l'Audiovisuel (INA)
Journalist for international magazines, radio, TV during 15 years
Lecturer in Social Communication (PPA Paris)
Head of Communication and Public Relations, Université Paris1
Editor Assistant, Revue Economique (CNRS / Sciences Po / EHESS)
Multimedia Project Manager (traineeship), Publiprint
Audiovisual Journalist, AITV/RFO, Paris
Information and Communication Officer, United Nations, Mali
Communication, Audiovisual Production and Marketing Specialist for the CESPA- UNDP / FAO, (Mali)
Journalist and Producer Africa N°1
Editor and Rewriter, Jeune Afrique Economie, Paris
Editor-in-Chief of Élite Madame - women's magazine and Associate Editor of Afrique Élite - newsmagazine, Paris
Professional Journalist, Press card N° 62977, Business and General Press: Refugees - UNHCR, Jeune Afrique Magazine, Multiplex - Radio France International, Africa International, Amina, Panos Infos - Institut Panos, Témoignage Chrétien, Bulletin de la Fondation de France, Voice of America - English Branch
Education Officer, Idep Celer Formation - Centor Group, Paris
Assistant to a Training and Management Consultant, ASFO, Inforelec, AFPA, France
Marketing and Communication Assistant, Orfilm International, Paris
Assistant of a Press Officer, Thomson S.A. , Paris
Assistant Editor Assistant, Maison des Cultures du Monde, Paris

DIPLOMA
Since 2013 PHD in Education, U. Paris 13 (expected )
Research Master’s Degree leading to a PHD in Occupational and Transitions Psychology, CNAM/INETOP, Paris
Master’s Degree in Political Philosophy, U. Paris 1
Bachelor's Degree in Sociology, U. Paris V
Research Methodology and Use of Documents ; Introduction to Photography; Photographic Views - U. Paris VIII

My Studio Equipment

home studio
I can, on request, get closer to a Parisian recording studio to deliver ready for use projects

Additional Skills

I can translate the copy from English or Spanish to French
I know West Africa very well where I worked in cooperation for development and communication
I was an expert for CESPA in Mali producing audiovisual training, awareness and information materials for farmers
I currently work with academic and researchers, so I am used to their requirements and constraints and to their serious and scientific texts.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Demos
Corporate ONUDI Mali

Corporate UNDP Mali

Les aventures de leuk le lièvre

petit marseillais et lindt

Bienvenue chez Pignol et conte Barbe Bleue

French Senegalese accent

Senior Female

English French accent

Spanish French accent

Young adult and Teenage male - teenage female