Young hero, nerd, villain, guy next door, creature
Strongest voice type: young hero/ 20-something / Teen voice
Can also sound 30-35y/o for various projects:
Explainer videos, various game characters, beast sounds, radio personality, guy next door, salesman
I also can do the nerdy sounding high pitch voice as well as the maniacal/nerdy voice.
As for accents, I'm from Long Island and I have an Irish and Italian background so I can do an american-Italian accent as well as Indian, light British and Latino accents as well
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - USA and Canada
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
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 have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
Lake Grove, New York, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Indian, Italian, Latino, British accents
I can impersonate the androgynous male villain, the maniacal scientist, the awkward nerd and the young teenage coming of age hero.
Natural/Strongest Voice Type:
-Late teens/Early 20's
but I can also sound like the smooth salesman (~30-35 y/o) (ie: 7-11 announcer)
My Voice Experience
-Main antagonist and various characters in a horror/puzzle game
-Voice over for a GPS-based iPhone app
-English dub / translation voiceover for the international charity organization, World Vision
-Characters / main antagonist for a popular online horror/puzzle videogame
-App Commercial with production company WowMakers
-Commercial for the IT company, Synergyse
-Announcer for an event video by Harp Creative
-Brand voice for Jack & Jones' Premium clothing line
-Brand voice for Jack & Jones' Premium clothing line
-English dub VO for the international charity organization, World Vision
-Corporate read for Merrell
-Part of the talent pool of Bang! Zoom! Studios and an alumni to their Adventures In Voice Acting courses
Before getting into voice acting:
My initial voice experience stems from my days in the select chorus at my high school back in the early 2000s. I was part of a select group of 13 students who'd perform in front of audiences of parents and state judges. We were given voice and breathing lessons. Even one of my classmates made it to the semi finals in American Idol and currently hosts a number of shows here on Long Island.
Voice acting wasn't always the first thing on my mind but over the years I'd be doing impressions and tried ways of changing my voice around.
Skip ahead to 2007, I took a website I created in 2002 and added a store to it in an effort to leave the 9-5 office work from my programming/ Computer Science education. This site and business is related to Japanese anime and so voice acting and dubbing always became a talking point. It wasn't until 2010 when Bang! Zoom! Studios began their nationwide courses in ADR and prelay thus reignited my interest in voice acting.
Since then I've taken all of Bang Zoom's courses and have taken voice evaluations with Edge Studio in NYC with two established voice actors in Japanese anime ADR and original animations.
Select chorus member in high school (1998-2002),
Bang Zoom Studio's AiVa (Adventures in Voice Acting) Beginner Course (2010),
Bang Zoom Studio's AiVa (Adventures in Voice Acting) Intermediate Course (2010),
Bang Zoom Studio's AiVa (Adventures in Voice Acting) Advance Course (2011),
2 out of 5 Voice Evaluation courses at Edge Studios (NYC) (late 2011) (they recommended Voices123.com)
At the AiVa courses, I learned and performed ADR and pre-lay acting in the sound booth at Edge Studios. Work was done with Japanese anime, video games (both american and Japanese), and some original animation.
Breathing methods, audition edicate, pre-lay, and ADR all taught and exercises at these lessons.
My Studio Equipment
RODE NTA-1 Condenser Mic, RØDE iXY Mic
Computer & Software
Macbook Pro, Adobe Audition, Audacity, Garage Band, Adobe Flash, Fruityloops, Adobe After Effects
Behringer 302USB Mixer, Acoustic foam enclosure / mini studio setup, 24-bit/96k recording + on-board high-fidelity A/D conversion.
All digital formats available. Phone Patch capability via Skype
24-48 hours (sometimes sooner based on availability)
Computer Programmer and hobbyist sound engineer & video game music composer. Have done video editing since 2002 starting with programs like Microsoft movie maker and currently with Adobe Premiere & After Effects.
Also have done Flash animations and games.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
Online Payments Via PayPal
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