Christine Padovan

Natural, Distinctive, Compelling

Voice Description

Specialties: narration (audiobook, e-learning, documentary, etc - Sigourney Weaver sound style), political ads, commercials. Sexy and fun; witty and charismatic for commercials. Warm and appealing for narration. Great at boy/male voices for stories, animation, commercials. Smooth, clean and crisp pronunciation for presentations and audiobooks. Crazy, zany with different accents and inflections for characters.

Additional language - Italian.
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3-Dimensional, Alto, Animated, Announcer, Approachable, Articulate, Authoritative, Believable, Bright, Classy, Clear, Comforting, Confident, Contralto, Conversational, Cool, Corporate, Dependable, Direct, Down-to-Earth, Dramatic, Dynamic, Educated, Elegant, Energetic, Engaging, Enthusiastic, Experienced, Friendly, Fun, Funny, Gentle, Genuine, Girl-Next-Door, Happy, Honest, Informative, Intelligent, Inviting, Knowledgeable, Mature, Modern, Mom, Motherly, Natural, Original, Perky, Personable, Persuasive, Playful, Polished, Powerful, Professional, Pure, Real, Refined, Refreshing, Relaxed, Reliable, Resonant, Rich, Romantic, Sassy, Seasoned, Sensual, Sexy, Sincere, Smart, Smooth, Soft, Soothing, Sophisticated, Strong, Stylish, Sultry, Sweet, Talented, Trendy, Trustworthy, Unique, Upbeat, Versatile, Vibrant, Warm, Young, Youthful

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

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

• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other
• English - Irish
• English - Scotland

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
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• I have Source Connect 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
• I have ipDTL in my studio

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• 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

San Francisco, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Accents - Southern, Italian, New York, Russian/Slavic, Irish, Scottish. 2nd Language - Italian. Political voice - concerned, sincere, serious, humorous. Older, European women. Sexy computer voice. Hero/heroine style voice. Sensual Italian accent. Convincing, natural, distinctive and appealing narrator. Caring announcer of products and services. Sigourney Weaver sound style in narration.

My Voice Experience

Feb 2017: Now doing daily productions, even internationally! Recent ads: Lipton Green Tea with Jasmine for United Emirates; telephony messaging for Denmark.

Voice to video: How to upload your demo to Voice123.com: http://support.voice123.com/hc/en-us/articles/205359200-How-to-upload-a-voice-over-demo-to-

Dec 2015: NEW hot political reel showcasing latest topics and hot candidates. Produced with award winning Chuck Duran.

Also, tv commercial done for Adoption Connection of Cincinnati. Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A59VQOg0Aoc

May 2015: 50 audiobooks now online through Audible and Amazon.

Feb 2014: 35+ audiobooks on Audible.com and Amazon.com - some titles: 'Rider: Spirals of Destiny: Book 1' by Jim Bernheimer; 'No Regrets, No Surrender' by Heather Long; 'Going For It' by Liz Matis; 'The Royal Dragoneers' by M.R. Mathias. 11 more under contract.

August 2013: Full ISDN capability in home studio.

August 2013: Chosen the 2013 winner as 'Best Audiobook' by Goodreads.com/eFestivalofWords.com: http://www.efestivalofwords.com/congratulations-to-the-2013-winners-t473.html

Since May 2011 - the voice of Flora Milon on 'Rise of the Rebellion' (www.riseoftherebellion.com) (looping/IVR) Also the Show's Announcer on webisode 4.

Auto ads for Lawrence Hall Cadillac (continuing spots), GrapeVine Ford and North Texas Hyundai - all in Texas

Voiced a telephone system for a company with offices in NYC, MA and CT.

Then voiced the roles of Princess Leia and Agent 99 for an animated film short, 'Star Wars Family Feud'.

Was the Show announcer and emergency intercom announcer on 'Dark Frontier' (www.triple-fictionproductions.net)

My Training

B.A., Psychology - New York University
Violinist since age 8.

Coaches - Pat Fraley (Documentary and E-learning narration)
Ginny Kopf (dialects/inflections)
Marc Cashman (commercials, audiobook narration)
Kevin Delaney (promo, boy voices)
Marc Graue (promo/trailers)
Joan Baker/Rudy Gaskins - Master Class


Acting classes from Ken Grant/KVG Acting and Cindy Hogan (The ACTing Coach)

My Studio Equipment

Studiobricks 4' x 5' isolation audio booth
ISDN via RoadWarrior LCXL
Mogami Gold XLR cables
AT 4047 and Rode NT1-A condenser microphones
Audacity and Samplitude Pro X software
ASUS A53S laptop running Windows 10
Portable studio for travel
SourceConnect, ISDN and Skype - can add ip-DTL if needed

WAV and MP3 creation. Hightail.com, DropBox, email or FTP.

Additional Skills

Backgrounds and former careers in:
Psychology
Healthcare/Medical
Financial
Information Technology
Construction
Acting - theatre, film and commercial/industrial

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Demos
TV / Film Documentary Narration

E-learning and corporate audio samples

E-learning: Prosthetics

Telephony / IVR Messaging

Political Ads - sample reel

Commercial reel

Boy voice - Marty

Italian - Narration: Insulin shot application

A Stone's Throw - audiobook retail sample

Biography of NASCAR's Tim Richmond - retail sample