The Ultimate European Voice
Neutral English. Native Dutch. Global Appeal. The #1 Dutch voice in North America.
Find me at www.nethervoice.com, email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at (001) 732-322-5292.
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CLIENTS and CREDENTIALS
Satisfied customers are my best credentials, and I will go out of my way to make you one of them.
Join my list of corporate clients which includes UPS, BASF, Harley-Davidson, Sharp, Johnson & Johnson, Deloitte, Air France, DuPont. Merrill Lynch, Panasonic, Philips and many more.
I have recorded e-Learning programs for Coca-Cola, Royal Dutch Shell and Siemens; commercials for Albert Heijn, Streetsurfing and Travian Games; videos for The Wharton school, Turtle Wax, Maastricht University, and the United Nations, and medical narrations for Pfizer, Novartis and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
DUTCH and NEUTRAL ENGLISH
As a native of The Netherlands, my Dutch is 100% accent-free, even though I now live and work near New York. The fact that I'm on the East Coast makes me especially accessible to North-American clients looking for hassle-free communication and a quick turnaround time (12-24 hours).
Being bilingual, my most in-demand accent is Neutral or European English. In a global economy, producers I work with will often steer away from a typical British or American voice in order to appeal to a much broader multi-national audience. That's where I come in!
My Northern-European accent is easy to understand and is perceived as rather neutral, giving products and services a more international sound. This can dramatically increase conversion.
ACCENTS and OTHER LANGUAGES
Clients often choose me for multi-lingual projects such as documentaries, audio tours and spoken books that contain names, words and phrases in other languages. I recently completed a series of guided tours of the Provence and Italy's Piedmonte region, as well as a documentary about the Asian country of Laos.
Whether your script contains Italian, French, Russian, Rumanian, Hebrew, Yiddish, German, Portuguese or any other languages, my pronunciation will automatically add authenticity to your project only an experienced professional is able to give you.
BROADCAST QUALITY AUDIO
The voice-over market is overflowing with amateurs and wannabees without proper equipment or training. Quite often, I get requests to re-record a script that was voiced by a (cheaper) newbie that contains hiss, hum, crackles, mouth noise, and even the neighbor's dog.
All my audio is recorded and edited in a dedicated, soundproof studio with first-class equipment, in the format of your choosing. It's crisp, it's clear, and it is ready-to-use. No hand-holding necessary, saving you time and money.
Any text can be interpreted and read in many ways. If you wish, you can direct me via Skype or speakerphone. That way, you can make sure I deliver your script the way you need it to be.
Let's work together soon!
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:
• English - British
• English - Other
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
• Adult content
• 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 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
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer voice direction services
My Home Base
Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Dutch, Flemish, German, French, Italian, Eastern-European, British, Hebrew.
My Voice Experience
25+ years of experience as a Dutch voiceover, voix off neerlandais, locutor holandés, Holländischer Profisprecher, Locução Holandês and native Dutch speaker.
My list of corporate clients includes UPS, BASF, Harley-Davidson, Sharp, Johnson & Johnson, Deloitte, Air France, DuPont. Merrill Lynch, Panasonic, Philips and many more.
I have recorded e-Learning programs for Coca-Cola, Royal Dutch Shell and Siemens; commercials for Albert Heijn, Streetsurfing and Travian Games; videos for The Wharton school, Turtle Wax, Maastricht University and the United Nations, and medical narrations for Pfizer, Novartis and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
- Dutch Media Academy
- Radio Netherlands International
- University of Utrecht (Netherlands)
- University of Amsterdam (Netherlands)
My Studio Equipment
Microphone: Microtech Gefell M930 Ts
Preamplifier: Audient iD22
Hardware: Mac Mini
Software: Twisted Wave
Dedicated, soundproof recording studio with guaranteed clear audio, free from hiss, hum, annoying mouth noises and the neighbor's dog.
* Quick turnaround time (12-24 hours). Rush delivery available.
* Editing services, providing you with clean, ready-to-use audio files
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
Online Payments Via PayPal
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