Steve Freedman

Regular guy, funny, relatable, guy next door

Voice Description

I have been a go to voice for brand videos and brand anthems for companies like Oral-B, Nokia, Chevrolet and many others. Much in the same way Tim Allen’s voice embodies the soul of “Pure Michigan”, my talents have been used to inspire trust and confidence in a plain spoken, relatable way with few words.

To get in touch - SteveFreedmanVoiceTalent@gmail.com
To visit my site - http://www.SteveFreedmanVoiceTalent.com
To call me - 818.919.4979

My voice style and delivery have been compared to Morgan Freeman, Jeff Bridges, Dennis Haysbert, Donald Sutherland and George Clooney on more meaningful or serious reads and actors like John Corbett, Paul Rudd and John Krasinski on lighter material.

Over 20 years of previous experience and training as an actor, director, producer and comedy writer has informed my voiceover work on more projects than I can count. Everything from commercials and promos to movie and video game trailers, phone greetings, phone system IVR messages, phone message sales reads, explainer videos, training videos, point-of-sale videos, compliance, IT, medical, technical, scientific and every other kind of video you can imagine, including many documentary and reality shows.

As an independent professional, full-time voice artist and audio expert, I am always looking to build ongoing relationships with my clients. I go above and beyond to make sure you and your clients get exactly what you need and then some.

For more information, to book me or to request a custom demo, please email me at Contact@SteveFreedmanVoiceTalent.com or call 818.919.4979.

About My Voice:

I have been told that my voice is “ageless”. While that may not be true for every application, I have been cast across a wide age spectrum. Everything from a young male in his 20’s to a grandfather in his 70’s. I probably fit most squarely into the category of male 40’s or 30-55.

My conversational, smooth, deep to mid-range voice tone/timbre has been associated with actors like John Hamm, George Clooney, John Krasinski, Morgan Freeman, Paul Rudd and Bradley Cooper. I have also been compared to Jeff Bridges and Sam Elliot when I add some low-end “gravel” to a read and even to Denis Leary. I’ve actually had people ask if I was the Walgreen’s voice “at the corner of happy and healthy”. I wasn’t, but John Corbett and I do sound very similar.

Some of the adjectives that have been used to describe my reads are: authoritative, believable, confident, deep, funny, soft-spoken, high-energy, playful, amusing, conversational, mature, motivational, natural, soothing, thoughtful, warm, father, storyteller, attractive, explosive, knowledgeable, strong, uplifting, youthful, everyman, IT guy, spokesman, gravitas, calming, folksy, scientific, reliable, intense, narrator, friendly, funny, attitude, gritty.

Types of Voice Over Work I Do:

I’ve done everything from high-profile national TV and radio commercials and web commercials to corporate videos, brand videos and personalized video invitations. The uses for voice over are limited only by the imagination. Among categories I’ve worked in are:

Business videos, explainer videos, white board videos, cartoons/animation, documentary/reality, education and eLearning, training, tradeshow, informational, sales, business presentation, medical, scientific, IT, screencast, powerpoint, mobile internet apps, web video, sales letter, movie trailer, computer game voices and trailers, podcasts, radio, television, PSA, tv promo, videogame, RPG game, toys, slot machines, audiobook, telephony, IVR, voicemail, phone system, on-hold message.

So whether you need the perfect voice for bank training videos, point-of-sale videos, phone greetings and phone message sales reads or education and eLearning apps for the internet, tradeshows or any other use, please reach out. I can help.

Availability and Turnaround Times:

Often the last piece of the production puzzle, narration or voice over can require tight deadlines. I can usually accommodate, often returning completed work within a few hours. I can almost always deliver within 24 hours. My long-term clients know that I’m prompt, communicative and will always go the extra mile. Need a job recorded in a hurry? Email me at contact@stevefreedmanvoicetalent.com or call my mobile at 818.919.4979. Be sure to leave a message and I’ll call you right back. The phone is on silent while I’m recording.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

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 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 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

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

New York, Texas, Southern, Eastern European, Mexican, South American, Hawaiian, Warren Buffett, Mark Zuckerberg

My Voice Experience

Steve has voiced a variety of projects for national and international brands. Below is a partial list (in alphabetical order):

AAA
ABC Health
Adamo Imports Limited
Air Products & Chemicals
ALP, Inc.
Amgen
Armanino
Attractive Media
BeenVerified.com
Belden Brick Company
Bent Nose Media
Bio-Rad
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Bona
Bosch
Boxer Films
Brinker Publishing
Cabinetry of Pinehurst
CableMas Mexico
California Internet
Circle Infiniti
Conway Trucking
Corona
Deerwood Bank
Dell
Egg Studios
Family Games America
FedEx
First Source Credit Union
Fly Machine Pictures
Ford
Fox International Channels
Fujitsu
Fulton Homes
Gold Coast Cadillac
Harris Personal Injury Law
HCL Technologies
Hogle Zoo
Home Geeks
Jewish Life Television (JLTV)
Lennar Homes
Lifetime Television
Mancow.com
Mensante
Michelob Ultra
MultiMode Media
NatGeo Mundo
National Guard
Nokia
Office Depot
One Earth, One Ocean
Pinlight Media, Hybrid LLC
Playmedia.tv
Pro Driver Audio
Procter & Gamble
Questar
Red Canary
Redwall Live
Renault
Rival Schools Creative
Roberts Express
SAP
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Shouldice Media
Spenard Builders Supply
Stardust Studios
The Enthusiasts Network (TEN)
The Signal Factory
The Sportsman Channel
Thomas J Henry
True Science
UA College Plan
University of Alabama
UPS
Vanguard
Wise Brother Media

My Training

Trained in improv with The Groundlings; acting with Allan Rich, Darryl Hickman and Estelle Harman; voice acting with Kalmenson & Kalmenson; TV promo training with Joyce Castellanos.

My Studio Equipment

Studio Facilities / Equipment:

The highest quality audio is a must. My private studio includes a quiet, acoustically tuned isolation booth and top quality equipment at every stage of the signal chain. Sennheiser 416 microphone (Neumann, BLUE and others available), Tascam interface, BAE 1073 preamp, Lucid A/D converter, Mogami cables, PC workstation running Sony Vegas Pro. For remote session direction, I have ISDN, Source-Connect Now, Skype and phone patch. I can deliver files in all formats up to 24 bit/96K resolution using whatever deliver method works best for you including FTP, DropBox, Wetransfer and others.

Additional Skills

Audio Production Services:

Need a fully produced radio commercial or audio post for your video? I specialize in complete audio post production packages for web commercials, local commercials and other applications .I can provide everything from voice over, voice casting, language services (making international scripts sound authentic in English), audio post production, sound design and mixing. I provide the best royalty-free production music of every style (including world and orchestral) as well as a complete sound effects library and ample audio chops to produce a spot for you that rivals major ad agency production quality.

Payment Methods Accepted

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• Wire transfers

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