Cia Allan

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Voice Description

Cia Allan is a native British talent with a warm, yet crystal clear, professional, distinctive and oftimes soothing voice!

Expertise ranging from professional business to comedic styles that are suited to commercials and dramatic reading.

Believable, intelligent delivery with native British RP, natural home counties, generic Scots and Northern English accents, plus great variety of other regional English and international accents and characterizations.

Tuneful Mezzo Soprano singing voice, warm and soulful or bright.

Spoken word or sung.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - British

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
• 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 SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

British Equity British Equity

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have Phone Patch 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 have a music library and can add music to any project

My Home Base

Nationwide, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

ENGLAND
English RP
English - Cheshire
English - Generic North East
English - South East, London & Home Counties
English - Generic West Country

SCOTLAND
Scottish - generic east or west coast with a light or stronger accent

IRELAND
Irish - generic Northern Irish

EUROPEAN
European - Italian, French, German, generic Eastern European

OTHER
USA - generic
Australian / New Zealand - generic antipodean

Have worked several times as a Judi Dench soundalike.

My Voice Experience

With an international appeal, I have recorded for Clients in the UK (England and Scotland), Norway, Denmark, Holland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Spain, France, Cyprus, Russia, Dubai, USA, Canada, Panama and all places inbetween!

Apart from corporate and business recordings, eLearning and training recordings, commercials and promotional recordings, I am also a character actor and can voice a part in your play or read your poetry for you, in a wide variety of accents.

My Training

* Tamsin Collison Masterclass, London
* The Voiceover Gallery training, Manchester
* Private singing lessons for many years
* Several songwriting masterclasses
* Much copywriting experience from years of employment in Advertising and PR Agency

OTHER TRAINING RELEVANT TO SPECIFIC GENRES OF VOICEOVER
(Training: eLearning)
2004, JEP Level 3 Certificate in Education Practice ICT Skills (teaching qualification)

(Training: Empathy and tone)
2003, Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling, Institute of Counselling, Glasgow

(Training: Empathy and tone)
2000, Counselling Skills
Manchester University

1993, Songwriting
Ian Traynor Songwriting School (1 year course)

My Studio Equipment

Professionally-built Home Studio
SOURCE CONNECT
ipDTL
Microtech Gefell M71 S Condenser Mic
Fethead Phantom
High end Vovox cabling
Molten Muse silent PC
Adobe Audition
SoundForge 11

Also:
Source Connect Now
ART USB Mix Clean Feed Version
RNP Pre amp
Audient iD14 Audio Interface
Lawson L47MP Mark II Microphone
Rain Recording Livebook

Additional Skills

I receive payment by PayPal or by IBAN / BACS electronic bank transfer.

Due to the very very long (and expensive) process involved, I do not accept check payments from outside the UK.

Excellent at sight reading cold scripts.

Good singing voice

Songwriting skills - useful for jingles

Copywriting

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CROSS BORDER PAYMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED BY PAYPAL OR BY ELECTRONIC INTERNATIONAL BANK TRANSFER.

Payment Methods Accepted

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Demos
[Cia Allan] TV COMMERCIALS

[Cia Allan] NORTHERN ACCENT - Morrisons TV Ad

[Cia Allan] TV IMAGING

[Cia Allan] RADIO COMMERCIALS

[Cia Allan] DOCUMENTARY / NARRATIVE

[Cia Allan] MEDICAL PHARMACEUTICAL

[Cia Allan] CORPORATE AND INDUSTRIAL

[Cia Allan] E-LEARNING / TRAINING

[Cia Allan] IVR, VOICEMAIL, ON-HOLD

[Cia Allan] AMERICAN TV SHOW PROMOS

[Cia Allan] NORTHERN IRISH COMEDIC

[Cia Allan] CHARACTERS FOR ANIMATIONS / GAMES, ETC

[Cia Allan] OVERDUB - English over Austrian German