Shannon Ames

Friendly, Textured, Quirky, Cheerful, Modern, Warm

Voice Description

Female | Range 18 -30
SAG-AFTRA Eligible

Friendly • Quirky • Youthful • Cheerful • Textured • Unique • Playful • Reassuring • Girl-Next-Door • Young Mom/Wife • Professional • Energetic • Believable • Confident • Modern • Edgy • Bubbly • Neighborly • Trustworthy • Informative • Educational • Soothing • Warm • Fun

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Girl
• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

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

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 ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect 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 can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Studio City, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Southern Dialect

My Voice Experience

Shannon Ames is a professional voice over talent, DJ and actress based in North Hollywood, CA. With almost two decades of experience as a world renowned turntablist (DJ Shortee), music producer and record label ceo she is no stranger to the recording studio as well as running a successful and demanding business.

Her seasoned ear for audio and sound editing expertise enable her to offer a higher level of understanding and attention to detail than simply being a voice actor alone. Shannon’s acting and improv training in both comedy and drama paired with her natural charm and charisma make her both easy to direct and a joy to work with.

Shannon takes the time to understand your project and gives each client a unique and intelligent interpretation of copy, while delivering the best audio product with fast turnaround times, first-class service, and reasonable pricing. Voice work can be delivered in multiple formats such as MP3, WAV, AIFF, and sent via email or FTP from her professional state of the art recording studio. With a commitment to customer service, Shannon looks forward to helping you voice our next vision!

My Training

Commercial Voiceover • Susan Paylo • VoiceTrax West
Character & Scene Study • Patrick Day • Young Actors Space
Sitcom Comedy & Character Technique • Scott Sedita & Tony Rago • Scott Sedita Acting Studio
Comedy Improvisation • Mike Leffingwell • Upright Citizens Brigade
Monologue Technique • Sam Christensen • Sam Christensen Studios
On Camera Film & TV • Patrick Day • Young Actors Space
On Camera Commercial • Jan Bina & Jon Smet • Broad-Cast, YAS
Comedic Scene Study • Craig Anton • The Comedy Academy
Comedy Improvisation • Andy Goldberg • Off The Wall
Acting Technique (Meisner, Chekhov) • Charles Hayes • Radford University
Computer Animation/Graphic Design Degree • Art Institute of Atlanta

My Studio Equipment

Shannon’s Home Studio Specs:

- Audition & Broadcast Quality Studio
- ASUS Zenbook – Intel i7 Quad-Core
- Windows 8 Professional 64 Bit OS
- Sony Sound Forge 9
- Ableton Live Suite 9
- Cakewalk Sonar Producer 8
- Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6
- A variety of Shure mics: KSM32, SM7B, KSM44, BETA58a, 55SH Series II
- Audio files (MP3, WAV, AIFF) delivered via FTP/Dropbox/Email or CD
- Most projects delivered in 24-48 hrs

VoiceTrax West Studio:

Fully equipped to handle the most professional projects, and accommodate ISDN, Phone Patch and Post-Production direction needs.

The studio is equipped with ISDN (Telos and APT), Source-Connect and phone patch to accommodate any type of session.

All of the booths are equipped with video for ADR or for referencing on-screen material.

Additional Skills

Actress (
DJ & Turntablist (
Music Producer (
Record Label CEO (
Audio Engineer (

Payment Methods Accepted

• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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