Zara Symes

Energetic, Youthful, Enthusiastic, Girl Next Door

Voice Description

Zara is capable of delivering a variety of voice types, timbres and accents. She has the ability to supply smooth and soothing tones for anything from book narrations to advertising for luxury times, while subtly weaving in notes of compelling energy around your product. Her voice also lends itself to youthful and energetic commercials, product introductions and corporate videos, as well as strong, dynamic and authoritative recordings that will hold your clients' enthusiasm from the opening sentence.

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 - Australian
• English - British
• 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)

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 SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

British Equity British Equity

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
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

One of Zara's most compelling strengths as a voiceover artist is her command of accents. She is capable of communicating fluently and infallibly in the following accents:

- Australian

- American (US General)

- American (West Coast - California/LA)

- American (East Coast - New York, Boston)

- American (Southern)

- English (RP)

- English (Essex)

- English (Cockney)

- Scottish

- Irish (Southern)

- Welsh

- French (accent and basic language)

Zara also specializes in voice charactizations for cartoon dubbing with age ranges from 8 to 40 years old.

My Voice Experience

Zara has completed a variety of different voiceover projects, ranging from film trailer narration to corporate videos. Please see below for a short list of career highlights:

CHEVROLET 'PERFECT LIFE' (Stay Gold Films, Pete Williams)
American Generic VO Re-dub

OMO 'DIRTY IS GOOD' (Stay Gold Films, Pete Williams)
Spanish Accented English VO Re-dub

AT&T 'ON THE GO' (Stay Gold Films, Pete Williams)
American Generic VO Re-dub

EMPORIO ARMANI 'GET TOGETHER' (mikeandrobin Productions, Robin van Calcar)
French Accented English VO

English RP VO

American Generic VO

THE MELISSA TREE, Fig Cinematics Ltd., Ron Sayadian
American Generic VO (Character: Melissa)

My Training

David Shore
(Second City, Improv Olympics, Founder of MonkeyToast)

Stanislavsky Masterclass
Lou Jameson

Bachelor of Arts in Performance Studies, 2005 - 2006
University of California, Santa Barbara

Bachelor of Arts in Performance Studies, 2004 - 2005
University of Sydney

My Studio Equipment

Zara has access to a professional voiceover booth with Final Cut 7 and a Sennheiser microphone.

Additional Skills

Zara is a versatile and reliable voiceover professional with a dedication to fast turnarounds and client satisfaction. She is excited to work with you to ensure your voiceover needs are fulfilled.

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Contact Information

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