Thomas Lichtenstein

Character specialist, game announcer, offbeat

Voice Description

Wild and wacky for commercials and games, Warm and deep for narrations, fun and youthful for other types of commercials, smooth and professional for presentations, sexy and soft for intimate moments, nasal and nerdy for unusual, rich and robust for movie trailers. A specialty the announcer shout.

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 - British
• English - USA and Canada
• French - European
• Japanese

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 can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• 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 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

, Japan

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Standard American male voice, plus: Minnesotan, Canadian (eh?), Texas or Georgia southern good 'ol boy, California valley dude or surfer dude, Mexican-American who lives in East L.A., New Yorker, New Jersey, Boston (2 types).

Also, Fake French or British accent - think Inspector Clouseau or various Monty Python characters.

Porky Pig, Popeye, Bugs Bunny

My Voice Experience

Living in Japan I have often done voice over work for companies that make translation software or for industrial films.
I did a few short spots for ABC radio in Osaka Japan, and I did many of the in-game announcing for Konami music games (I also have written songs and worked as a vocalist for Konami games for over ten years.
My voice is the MC that can be heard on many of the arcade and Playstation versions of of these games worldwide:

Dance Dance Revolution
DrumMania
GuitarFreaks
Beatmania
JuBeat

My Training

Completed the KIP program at the Grove School of Music.
I have been a full time working musician, songwriter and recording artist for most of my life.

As a vocalist and songwriter I have composed, arranged and produced songs for TV ads, iPad/iPhone apps
(The Elements by Touch Press Japanese version)
And recently I have been hired to write and record songs for Gibraltar Insurance company (Japanese division of Prudential). All my recordings are done in my home studio and mastered here as well.

My Studio Equipment

Model 1B-FET condenser microphone
Rode NT2 condenser microphone
Shure SM58 microphone

Roland Octa-Capture audio interface

Sonar X3 Digital Audio Workstation
Adobe Audition CS6 audio mastering suite
Sony ACID music
Komplete 8 (includes Kontakt)VST instruments
Many other virtual instruments


Yamaha S90ES music synthesizer
guitars
harmonicas
various percussion instruments

Additional Skills

Quick and good (bad?) sense of humor (or so I'm told)
strong work ethic
perfectionist
audio mastering
Good at using digital tricks to alter voices and other sounds in almost any way imaginable
Professional vocalist (singer)

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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