Ellwood Davis

A voice that always draws attention....from strangers to casting directors.....

Voice Description

My voice is very warm, resonant, and gets the attention of everyone in the proximity of where I speak. A natural bass/baritone that has been critiqued by several voice over trainers and casting directors as a natural for voice over work. Considered very sexy by women, and it is by far my greatest gift. Very smooth, natural, and professional. I have given many presentations, and was an Executive Vice President for three years at the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority in Washington DC. I have a very professional appearance, and have done background acting in the HBO series VEEP.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male

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

• English - USA and Canada

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
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

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


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

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

Bowie, Maryland, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

My voice can be so commanding it will remind many of Darth Vader, if I choose to go there. I cannot claim to have mastered many dialects, but I can imitate Popeye for short burst of scrip.

My Voice Experience

2013: I did voice over work for ISEECOLORLIVE, a internet-based media firm in Baltimore MD

2012:I created, produced, did the writing for, and served as the moderator for a self-produced show "Topics Key to the 2012 Presidential Election". The show was a panel discussion that preceded the Presidential primaries.

I have extensive experience presenting and influencing corporate executives and other decision makers in my 20 years of Management Consulting. Very influential!

My Training

I earned a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. While there, I took a Communication class taught by the theater department.

I received training in voice over from Edge Studio in Manhattan, and subsequent training in Silver Spring MD

I attended Toastmasters to fine tune my presentation skills while service as Program Manager/EVP at Washington Metropolitan Airport Authority.

My Studio Equipment

This configuration in contained in a soundproof 19x14 room.

Recording booth:
Custom built soundproof vocal booth, with soundproof triple pane glass, double boarded drywall with sound insulation, and sound absorbing foam on all the walls. Flexible steel conduit pipe that leads from the microphone pre-amplifier to the vocal booth. All microphone cables (3)are shielded. Hardwired headphone jack in booth.

Neumann TLM 103 Condenser microphone
Blue Baby Bottle Condenser microphone

Microphone pre-amplifiers:
Avalon 737sp
Groove Tube Brick

Audio Interface:
Focusrite Saffire Pro 40

27" iMac w/Mac OS with 16GB RAM, 1 TB internal disks, 4TB external disks

Logic Pro X
Garage Band

Sony MDR-7506

Yamaha HS 80M(2)

FIOS 50/25 Mbps

Additional Skills

I have been a Management Consultant for 20 years, working with Senior Management to C-level Executives. I have been a Executive Vice President for three years, and know the audience well. Though I have a background in Engineering, I'm a good fictional story writer.

Payment Methods Accepted


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