Melina Paez

Character Specialist, Dialect, Comedic, Impression

Voice Description

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Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female
• Senior Female

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

• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity 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
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Los Angeles, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British, French, Brooklyn. Able to pick up common dialects with a little practice.

Impressions: Olive Oyl, Darth Vader, Yoda, crowing rooster, chicken, cat/kitten/purring meowing.

My Voice Experience

My background is primarily in sketch comedy and radio (commercial and non-commercial). I've performed ADR for a Facebook Games and State Farm, very quickly to the client's delight.

My Training

89.1fm WIDR, Kalamazoo, MI - WMU. 1994-1998 - DJ/Engineer
Second City (Chicago - Conservatory Program, Improv)
Players Workshop of Second City (Chicago, levels 1-4)
Manhattan Comedy School (NYC, Stand-Up, Linda Smith, booker for Carolines)

My Studio Equipment

Mac desktop and Apogee MIC 96K mic.

Additional Skills

Previously: radio DJ (commercial & non-commercial), had a stint at an industrial record label, independent talent booker (punk, goth, alt, new wave, industrial bands), promotional field rep for Love and Rockets’ 1999 Lift Tour, volunteer photographer at Cinefamily and Kingswell skateshop, stage manager, film production coordinator, 2nd AD, Second City Chicago graduate, worked in advertising from receptionist to office manager to assistant account executive, etc. And a bomb went off on my plane in 1986.

I grew up in Michigan, have lived in Chicago, New York and currently, Los Angeles.

In my free time, I like to read, knit, learn random stuff, learn guitar, create, do photography, headshot photography, occasionally perform stand-up, go to shows.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Credit cards

Contact Information

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