character specialist, energetic, versatile,deep
CHARACTER SPECIALIST. When I was about 12 years old, my parents bought me my first tape recorder. That sparked a passion for creating character voices that has never left me. Listen to my character voice demo to hear some of my creations. I HAVE THE ABILITY TO SING IN ANY OF MY CHARACTER VOICES!
Energetic, engaging, extremely animated for character spots and video games, wide range of cartoon character type voices, deep announcer type, smooth for narrations or commercial,clear and resonant for documentaries or instructional videos, strong singing ability.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior 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
• 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
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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
My Home Base
, California, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Extremely versatile character voices, very good range of dialects including British (upper class to cockney), Irish, Scottish, Indian (Hindu), French, German plus American dialects (such as southern, New York, New England, Northwest- "Fargo").
Wide range of animated characters from children to old men (and lots in between!)
Impersonations/mimics of several different voices such as "Reverend Jim" (Taxi TV series), "Cliff Claven" (from Cheers), Ronald Reagan, Pee Wee Herman, Casey Kasem, Sean Connery, among others as well as numerous animated characters (Simpsons supporting characters, Beavis and Butthead, Marvin the Martian, Fozzy Bear, Miss Piggy, Yoda and many more).
Very strong ability to mimic many different types of voices.
My Voice Experience
CHARACTERS FOR VIDEO GAMES:
Blade and Soul- NCW / G'AG Productions- voiced over 20 characters for this video game series, to be released in USA in 2015.
Austrian workout instructor- character read for fitness App- eMarketing group
Valentino- video game character for Scienart Media- Tatyana Sentyakova
Multiple Character voices (4 "bad guys")- voiced for Alawar Entertainment- Artem Bocharev
Museum Guard- video game - Vladimir Stanisic
Jimmy (MC's Husband)- video game character for Scienart Media- Tatyana Sentyakova
Palace Watch Guards (2 character voices) for video game- Vladimir Stanisic
Paul Robideaux- lead character in video game- Vladimir Stanisic
Pierre- French accented character in video game- Vladimir Stansic
Gaspar Leon- Lead character in video game for Vladimir Stanisic
Sword Swallower Character for video game (Elephant Games)
Voice of Parrot- Scienart Media (Tatyana Sentyakova)
Capt. Hook / Sheriff- Kronville Video Game (Yuri Pak)
Mr. Warfare- The Gorilla (S2 Games)
Interviewer/Announcer/Train Conductor voices for video games (Elephant Games)
Cinderella Story- Narrator (Elephant Games)
Director of Museum character for Universe Music Game
Thumbelina- voice of Minion Guard (Elephant Games)
Romeo and Juliet- Old Man "Book" character (Elephant Games)
NC Storyteller Cat narrator (Elephant Games)
Monkey King- Provided voice-overs for 12 different characters for a scratch track for a soon to be released US film, originally released in China in early 2014 (Global Star Productions- Robert Harris)
Voice of Sports Car for Local TV ad in Virginia, 2015- Pulsar Advertising (Andy Ankowski)
Texas Flip N Move- Narration for HGTV pilot (Quail TV)- 8 episode series to airing on DIY network, Feb-March 2015.
Surviving Wild America- Narration for reality TV pilot (Quail TV)
CHARACTERS FOR CARTOONS / ANIMATION PROJECTS:
"Crayons"- voiced 5 different animated characters for cartoon project.
Voice of The Joker- "Catwoman: Prelude to a Diss" (ALM Talkies- Amber Moelter)
Voice of Andy Ant for cartoon project (Scorpio Studios- Kevin Summerfield)
Character voice over for special birthday project (Brad Farkas)
Multiple characters and accents for Internet project (Next Media Animations)
Voice of Big Bird for Mitt Romney Parody (Dan Manatt)
Hippie Voice for Exercise App (Perigree- Naim Cesur)
Kung Fu Master Voice for Exercise App (Perigree- Naim Cesur)
BUSINESS / INDUSTRIAL
"Texas Flip N Move"- narrator with Texas accent- Quail TV (Greg Quail)
"The Living Desert"- two 30 second PSA spots on the Desert Tortoise (FG Creative)
Value of ICF Membership- Business VO with Asian accent (Lindsay Bodkin)
10 minute Sales Video, read in Slavik accent (Rob Benwell)
VOICE MAIL / TELEPHONY
Phone Greeting voice mail recording for Balian Architects
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I have a strong theatre background- 3 years of summer repertory (Fallon House Theatre). I have performed in dozens of stage productions- from Shakespeare to comedy to musicals and even a one-act opera.
I have taken commercial and animation VO workshops from voice-over professionals William Williams, Marc Graue and Tom Williams.
Candi Milo's Animation "Bootcamp from hell" 3 day workshop- read animation copy for veteran animation VO actress Candi Milo and directed by Sara Goldberg of Disney Animation Television.
Voice over workshop at Marc Graue studios in Burbank. Read copy and received positive feedback from Collette Sunderman, animation casting director.
Commercial Voice-over workshop with William Williams at Aliso Creek.
Animation voice over workshop with Tom Williams at Film Industry Workshop.
Drama major from the University of the Pacific- acted in several stages productions from comedy, musicals, Shakespeare and dramas.
3 years of summer repertory theatre at Fallon House in Columbia, CA- performed in several different productions.
Also wrote and produced two different one-act plays in college.
Trained in singing- acted in several musicals over high school and college career, including a one-act opera in college.
Very musically inclined- played trombone as a grade school-junior high student.
My Studio Equipment
Now on SKYPE- drvoices5
Basic home studio equipment: HP Laptop running Audacity recording software- Blue Yeti condenser microphone.
"Mic fort" made with foam-board panels and Auralex acoustic foam.
I have a very strong acting ability which translates extremely well to copy interpretation. I can quickly understand nuances and emotions of a variety of copy. I have demonstrated this in a recent voice-over workshop and received praise from the instructor, himself a voice-over actor of many years.
I am extremely reliable, flexible and have very strong communication and interpersonal skills plus an outstanding work ethic!
I have an MBA from the University of Southern California.
I am a proud Lifetime member of Weight Watchers!
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
Online Payments Via PayPal
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