Sam Saldivar

Multi-accent characters, Narrator, News Anchor

Voice Description

Deep announcer-style voice, accent-neutral.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

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

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

• English - USA and Canada

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
• 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 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

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Spanish (mixed styles), American regional dialects, Scottish, British (various), Irish, French, French Canadian, Australian, New Zealander, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Polish, German, African dialects (general), South African, Afrikaans, Norwegian

Ricardo Montalban, Marlon Brando, The Emperor from Star Wars, cartoon characters, animals, vocal sound effects, a stutterer, improvised language (gibberish), FAST TALKER for ad disclaimers.

My Voice Experience

I recorded my first voice over for film in 1982, when I dubbed a line of dialogue on the soundstripe of my Super-8 sci-fi film "Deathquest": "You who has found this sword has the pity of the gods, for you shall never be free of it unless you can slay the Beast of a Thousand Fangs..." you get the idea. I also wrote the copy. Since then I have worked almost exclusively on my own projects, though I was involved in the recording end of the animation business in the mid-'90s when I was a production Manager on shows like "The Tick". I would book the talent and run the recording sessions for the producers and voice director, handling all SAG paperwork and such. It gave me hands on experience and I got to meet a lot of fun actors.

My Training

2 years JROTC, Middlebury College Spanish School, B.A. in Cinema from State University of New York at Binghamton, Academic Year Abroad Paris, Kalmenson and Kalmenson voice over class

My Studio Equipment

New Mac mini with OS Lion and Garage Band and external mic. AT&T high speed internet.

Additional Skills

Trained and experienced in Film and Television production. Four years experience live action film crews, New York. Four years experience animation production. Four years experience at network level with Fox Kids and Fox (ABC) Family. Animation screenwriter. (7 scripts, 1 pilot). Five years experience touring with GSN traveling promotional game show as Lead Judge. Currently producing original on-line content in which I write act, edit, etc. Five years experience as closed-captioner, so I am familiar with a similar workflow to Descriptive Audio Services.

Payment Methods Accepted


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