Ian Fishman

A warm, friendly, offbeat and earnest goofball.

Voice Description

Age range: 25-39 Millennial. Young enough to sound like I still eat fast food, old enough to give peer-to-peer financial advice, and right in the sweet spot for sleepless dads.

Warm, friendly, conversational, confident and character/silly Commercials.
Intelligent, welcoming, knowledgeable & confident business Narrations.
Crisp, upbeat, earnest and wry Explainers.
Encouraging, direct & clear eLearning for K-12 and Adult tutorials, manuals and trainings.
Inviting, sharp, & humorous storytelling for a better Audiobook.

SourceConnect - ISDN via ipDTL - Phone Patch - Skype

Select clients include EGO Power+, Acura, Visa, Red Robin, Red Lobster, Best Buy, Onion Radio News, Simon & Schuster, AT&T, The Trevor Project, and Stone Arch Publishing, to name but a few. Full list available on request.

I live in Minneapolis, and am represented by Moore Creative Talent here in the Twin Cities, Big Mouth Talent in Chicago and Houghton Talent in Atlanta.

In my spare time, I direct Late Nights Minneapolis (latenightsmpls.com), copy-edit The Hard Times (thehardtimes.net), produce For the Love of Vinyl (fortheloveofvinyl.io) and host "All Punks Considered with Ira Glasseater" on KRSM Radio (krsmradio.org)

My home is http://fishsoundsvo.com

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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

• 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
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• 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 Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

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 offer copywriting services
• I offer translation services

My Home Base

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Brooklyn, Boston, Standard British, Cockney, Southern (Texan), Snotty Hipsters, Frat Boys, White Hip-Hop Posers, Over-the-top Flamboyant, Earnest/Well-Intentioned Idiots.

Quirky, odd characters and warm, friendly, & professional hosts are my wheelhouse.

My Voice Experience

Select clients include EGO Power+, Acura, Visa, Red Robin, Red Lobster, Best Buy, Onion Radio News, Syngenta, Simon & Schuster, AT&T, The Trevor Project, and Stone Arch Publishing, to name but a few.

Broadcast-quality audio produced daily from the home studio, Fish Sounds (http://fishsoundsvo.com).

Full list available on request.

My Training

Commercial with Tara Boragine, Diesel Management through Actors Connection (NYC).

Video-Game with Kim Graham, Judy Henderson Casting through The Network (NYC).

Intensives with John McKinney (Pomann Sound), Lisa Fischoff/Stacy Seidel Tea (Broadcasters Inc.), through The Network (NYC).

Seminars with Tim Walsh (Atlas Talent), Eileen Schellhorn (Innovative), Ed Batchelor (Paradigm) through The Network (NYC).

Home Studio suggestions from Bryant Falk through Actors Connection (NYC).

BFA - Acting (Pace University)

My Studio Equipment

SourceConnect - ISDN via ipDTL - Phone Patch - Skype
I record in my home studio with:

AKG C414XLII (mic)
ART Pro MPA II (pre-amp)
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (interface)
Twisted Wave, Logic (software)
Studiobricks OnePLUS (booth)
Mogami cables

Additional Skills

My background is in improvisation and sketch comedy, and I excel at bringing out the comedy in characters who are well-meaning and earnest but misguided.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Demos
Commercial Demo 2017 - Ian Fishman (Fish Sounds)

eLearning Demo 2017 - Ian Fishman (Fish Sounds)

Explainer Demo 2017 - Ian Fishman (Fish Sounds)

Narration Demo 2017 - Ian Fishman (Fish Sounds)

Kids Audiobook 2016 - "The Frankenstein Journals"

Promo - The Trevor Project's "Tale of Two Dads"

Commercial Demo - 2016

Explainer Demo 2016

Commercial Demo - 2012