Deep and gritty. Character specialist.
Naturally deep and somewhat gritty. Capable of smoothing it out and changing pitch for a friendlier "guy next door" effect. Also a character specialist (see Animation Reel).
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Boy
• 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
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
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 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
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
My Home Base
Bloomfield, New Jersey, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Accents/Dialects: North American (Eastern,Midwest/Southern), Italian (traditional,Jersey Shore) Irish, Scottish, German, Japanese, Indian.
Impersonations: Family Guy, South Park, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Metalocalypse.
My Voice Experience
Booked projects include:
Political Campaign video for NY Congressional Candidate Susan Kone.
Vlingo Animatic: Weatherman
Doritos Animatic "Status Update": Jeff
Highway Rider (Battery Acid Games): Big Jim, Undead Shawn
Frame of Mind (Independent Film): Radio Announcer
Hewlett Packard Industrial Animatics: Assorted character voices
ADP Workforce NOW (Radio): Singer
Torchy's Tacos "Behind the Taco" Industrial: Narrator
Fluor Industrial: Kyle
CBOE Radio Commercial: Stock Trader
BBDO Dubai & Snickers: "The Joker" and "Cowboy"
SAI Global Corporate Training Videos: Ongoing
Cajun Harley Davidson Radio & TV Commercials: Motorcycle
Crazy Taxi: City Rush (Sega): Male Pedestrian Voices
I first started my training under Peter Rofe' of PDR Voice-Over Coaching in New York City in July, 2010. Since then I have recorded my commercial and animation voice-over reels with them. I have also attended numerous workshops with top voice-over talent agents and producers. These workshops along with my own marketing have led to numerous auditions and bookings for commercials, video games, animation projects, narrations and more.
In addition to my first-hand voice-over experience in New York, I graduated from William Paterson University in 2008 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications with a minor in Japanese language and culture. During these years, I also studied studio production, acting and improvisation.
My Studio Equipment
Home Studio (New Jersey):
-Pro Tools 8 Software
-Audio Technica 4040 Studio Microphone
*I also have preferred access to several reputable, fully-equipped voice-over production facilities in New York City.
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Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
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