Samantha Grassian

Character Specialist

Voice Description

My native language is French and my career began as a singer and stage actor.

My voice has a wide range.

I easily go from serious and deep for narrations, young, sexy and playful for commercials, and articulated and smooth for presentations.

My strength is definitely characters' voices.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

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

• French - European

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• 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

None

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 translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project

My Home Base

, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

In English, I can do a French accent.
I speak Spanish with a French accent.
In French, I can do French Canadian, German, Spanish, Russian and American accents.

My Voice Experience

I have recently worked on an announcement for the cartoon "My Little Pony" broadcast on French National TV and Website.

I have worked on an educational cartoon called
"Fishtronaut" playing the main character of the same name, for TV PimGuim. This character's voice is close to a teenage boy.

I also worked on a Language DVD for toddlers. Performing the main character "Little Pim". Little Pim's voice is cute and childish, close to a little girl's voice.

I recently worked on a project sponsored by the United Nations as a Voice Over Monitor for French language.

My Training

I am currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Translation at SUNY New Paltz (estimated graduation in May 2012).

I have an Associate's Degree with Honors in Liberal Arts & Humanities from Westchester Community College.

I pursued my education in Theater in a two year program at "Les Ateliers Du Sapajou", an acting school located in Paris.

I went to school in France, where I graduated from Laure Gatet High School with a Major in Theater.

I have mostly performed in theater and in a few short movies.
About two years ago, I was given the opportunity to begin a career in the Voice Over industry and I have focused on it ever since.

My Studio Equipment

I record on:

MacBook Pro
RODE NT1-A Microphone
ART Tube MP tube mic pre amp with phantom power
m-audio transit usb card digital input
GarageBand or Ableton Live Software

Additional Skills

I transcribed, translated and time coded a documentary for Humble Films Studio.

I also did the translations from English to French for 26 of the episodes of "Fishtronaut", an educational cartoon for TV PimGuim.

I've worked for IBM research center as a French Language Specialist

I studied Opera for 7 years and have performed as a singer in several bands and musical comedies.

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

Contact Information

To contact Samantha Grassian by email or phone, please click here.

Additional Information

• Currently Samantha Grassian is a Standard subscriber.
• Samantha Grassian was last active on Voice123 141 days ago

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Demos
Demo-reel

The Laughing Cow Commercial

Fan Di Fendi Fragrance Sample

Kiri Cheese Commercial Sample

On Hold Phone Message

Fishtronaut-TV PinGuim

Instant Messaging Commercial

Numericable Commercial Sample

Plume ou Enclume

Fun Dictation - Elem School