Sandy White

RICH, DEEP, WARM, CONVERSATIONAL, FRIENDLY- OR -INTENSE + POWERFUL-WITH AWARD WINNING PRODUCTION SKILLS

Voice Description

DEEP, BIG, WARM, SEXY, RELAXING, FIRM, GENTLE, FATHERLY, BEST FRIEND, TRUSTED, EXPLOSIVE, POWERFUL, RESONANT, HUGE, PROFESSIONAL, LEADER, MOVIE TRAILER, EVIL, URGENT, STATELY, HOT, CAREFUL, HARD SELL, BOMBASTIC, BIG OLD DOG, BIG MACHINE, ATTENTION GRABBING, ATTENTION DEMANDING, FORCEFUL, DYNAMIC, DRAMATIC, GOOFY, CAREFREE, WARNING, SPECIAL REPORT, NEWS, LIKABLE, JOLLY, CAVERNOUS, EXTREME, MEASURED, GENTLE, INTIMATE, FRIENDLY, ON A MISSION, CARTOON, MASTER THESPIAN, BARRY WHITE, SCARY, MONSTER, HERO, SIDE-KICK, GOD. CONCERT, MONSTER TRUCK, EDUCATED.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• 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 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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer voice direction 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

MAIZE, Kansas, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Big, movie trailer, British, Irish, Jersey, Long Island, Philly, French, Santa Claus, southern, Russian, Mrs. Doubtfire, Neil Diamond, Island of Misfit Toys, Barry White, heavy machine, evil, God, Satan,

My Voice Experience

25 years as an on-air production director/writer/talent/producer.
Voice over actor most of my life.
Also-most of my life in theater and music performance.
90+ awards for audio production.
Recognition from Radio Advertising Bureau.

My Training

Communications at Fort Hays State University in Hays, KS mentored by the late Jack Heather.
Before that, my dad was Civil Air Patrol; we had radios everywhere. I grew up with tape recorders, microphones, and speakers. I was known to have created live commercials while my dad was changing reels of home movies. I "wrote, directed and starred in" plays & skits for Cub Scouts I always liked to sing and by 6th grade I was studying music and sound pretty seriously. Add in years of instrument lessons, forensics, public speaking, and later, 3 hours of vocal music, drama and music theater every day through high school & college, and...a good chunk of music theory. If you take the music with my parallel technical path...I have been involved in studio design & construction including 4 radio properties and 4 studios of my own and have been involved with the engineering departments of nearly every radio station. I have had my hand in the back of a few transmitters, and have been used as an expert for seminars in creative production at Fort Hays State as well as high school career mentor. I have produced music from country, orchestral, punk, rock, electronica, folk, Christian rock and new age. Played 2 concerts with Gary Busey (yes, the actor) as well as picked up some more knowledge working with Emmy winning and Oscar nominated audio pioneer Joel Fein. I've produced and promoted concerts and events--it's all just one process for me I guess.
I have had something to say...a microphone in front of me...and my hand on an electronic gizmo of some kind--all at the same time--in one fashion or another--for pretty much...life. Yeah...pretty much...

My Studio Equipment

I have owned recording studios for over 30 years. .
For voice-over work, Audition since the mid 90's or something like that--so, I know the programs.
Machine: Over-built Intel i7-6700 on Gigabyte MB, 32G RAM

Mics: (main) AKG-414 (+ EV RE-27's, 20's, RE-200's, some Sennheiser 421's, Various Shures, AKG's, EV's Audio Technica's, old ribbons, bizarre condensers & dynamics, Shure "gold bullet" (desk version of green harmonica mic).

Main mic-pre: Focusrite Platinum Pro mic strip (eq off).

Interface: MOTU 24-i/o, 24 ch in/out sound card.

Console for Band music/recording: beautifully maintained Mackie 24x8.

Monitors: Mackie HR-824

Control/VO Room: 100 sq. ft. (built to THX pm3 standard conformity)
Overdub Room: 400 sq. ft. (tuned)
Large Room: 700 sq. ft., 10' ceiling (variable tuning)

ETC: Yes, I DO have analog multi-track, DAT, vinyl, cassette, VHS and all the fun stuff from the past. Big reels full of commercials & music. Outboard Symetrix, Rane, Digitech & Alesis processing, Tascam MSR-16 (16 track analog 1/2" tape w/Dolby S NR), Tascam DA-30 DAT deck, Sony TC-K615-S cassette (all Dolby modes), Dual direct drive turntable w/Rolls preamp, Roland XP-80 & D-20 synths, Roland GR-50 guitar synth/midi converter, various guitar amps & effects, Yamaha 5 pc. Power "V" drum kit and one inspiring "Dogs Playing Poker" (36" x 24", acrylic on black velvet-in frame).
No electronic EQ in voice-over signal chain.

Additional Skills

I also do basic web development for myself-for better or worse.
Due to an injury, I have physical restrictions which no longer allow me to play an instrument in the band my wife and I started 25 years ago. Can't do a whole lot my physical stuff now. But-instead of "guitarist", I'm now "producer". I add backing production elements, intros, and such while engineering sound and lighting AND providing backing vocal. But--the music theater in me pulls me out to do some dramatic lead vocals too.
I continue to offer occasional design consultation on studios and live music venues. I function as a full studio for tracking/mixing/mastering solo projects, demos and voice overs to large bands. I've engineered & mixed an entire university percussion department. I've done live sound for actual "famous" bands, live broadcast mixes for Dokken, Weezer and Dream Theater.
I have really been into sound and sample creation lately. Brand new sounds/noises that have never been recorded to any media. I tend to pick apart production values in TV commercials...been working on a cool reality show idea. That kinda stuff...
Always looking for new stuff to learn.
Good with animals...

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SANDY WHITE QUICK CUTS

R.O. DALLAS STORY

MIDLAND MOTORS-RADIO PANIC 60

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