Mature, authoritative, brash, smooth, VERSATILE
A truly versatile voice - Ian Bellion is equally at home reading serious documentary scripts or playing goofy animated characters. Can deliver punchy advertising or smooth soft sell. Fun or serious, acurate or improvised. Slow and easy or fast and furious!
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - British
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 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 offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project
My Home Base
Feckenham, United Kingdom
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
English (RP), English Regional, Many comedy accents.
My Voice Experience
Ian Bellion has worked in broadcasting for well over 30 years. He's appeared on both sides of the microphone and camera in an enormous range of programmes and has been heard on landmark shows like The Clothes Show, Countryfile and Tracks.
He narrated three series of "Mind Your Own Business" for BBC1, the Maverick TV documentary "Director's Debut" and the introductory video to the TNT annual conference. He voiced the latest national TV ads for Bassetts Soft n' Chewy Multivitamins.
Ian also recorded links for BBC's "Gardeners World Live" and is a feature voice on a major international computer game. Recently completed: Narration for historical exhibitions in Boston, Massachusetts. Radio adverts for American Express and VIVA SMS. National adverts for a leading US brand of iced tea, Narration for documentaries on CNN International and character voices for a UK theme park chain as well as the diary voice of a troubled artist for US theatrical and web use. Animation voices for NHS info-mations in the UK and for major games manufacturers in the USA. Recently completed no less than 50 e-learning courses for The Knowledge Academy. Currently to be heard introducing "The Alan Titchmarsh Show" on ITV. Character voice for BBC TV's "Doctors". Now presenting his Happy Hour radio show at swansbrook.com and narrating the MORFs children's animation for Australian TV.
Be it a television programme, corporate video, TV or radio advertisement or animation there's a Bellion voice to suit. Larger projects will be undertaken at the studio of your choice. Smaller projects can be recorded at Ian's rural studio (in the UK) and sent to you by high speed link.
Early voice training at the Whittaker-Lumsden School was followed by theatre work - Ian ran a touring theatre company for 25 years. He also worked regularly for a major national broadcaster for a total period of 32 years - ample time to learn the tricks of the trade. Never happier than when in the dubbing theatre matching wonderful words to fantastic pictures!
My Studio Equipment
Simple but high quality studio. Rode and Technics microphones. Editing by Audition. Delivery by FTP, e-mail or on CD/DVD.
No ISDN but directed sessions are possible - please ask for details.
Fast delivery to a high standard guaranteed.
Ian Bellion has written for the stage, newspapers and magazines. He has vast experience of adjusting those scripts that "don't quite fit". He has also worked in post-production and throughly understands the processes involved.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers
Online Payments Via PayPal
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