Olav Van Zijl

Experienced Dutch voice actor and reporter

Voice Description

Watch Olav on Dutch travel show 'Overal en Nergens':
'The sounds of Americana':

'The success of the American farmers market': http://overalennergens.waarbenjij.nu/video/647

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• Dutch
• English - Other

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
• Songs
• 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 have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect 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
• 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

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I can act in a variety of Dutch accents, in English and Flemish.

My Voice Experience

”As a Dutch voice over Olav has established a reputation as an extremely reliable and professional contractor. His work is always of the highest quality, on time, and done with the utmost professionalism which makes our communication an easy and dynamic process, a true pleasure.”
Aliona Dameron, Rosetta Stone Language Manager

”Olav has a pleasant and clear voice and we are very happy with his native Dutch recordings. He is able to adjust the speed and tone of voice to a variety of situations and this has proven beneficial to our Dutch recording projects.”
Lenka de Graafova - Managing Director / LingoStar Language Services Inc.

”We rely on Olav to write, translate and record new Dutch scripts. Olav has a bold and dynamic voice that adds a lot of color to our E-cards. He also has quite a creative side that has come out in the whimsical and very entertaining scripts he has written and recorded for us.”
Morgan Sowden - Chief Development BirthdayAlarm.com

”Olav van Zijl has a clear, excellent accent-free voice. We are very satisfied with the quality and the timeliness of his work for us! We would like to recommend him as a Dutch voice-over!”
Johannes Schumann - General Director Goethe-Verlag

”Olav is a pleasure to work with and his professional broadcast-quality voice has added tremendously to our company website introduction.”
William DeHaan - Sales Manager / KRT Audit Corporation

My Training

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Additional Skills

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Contact Information

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• Olav Van Zijl was last active on Voice123 189 days ago