Howard Ellison Stoke Canon, EXETER, Devon UK, GB

Howard Ellison
/ 5 48 Reviews
Howard Ellison

Howard Ellison

Highlights

MOONPIG UK national TV campaigns +++ Books Seeing Red by Prof Nicholas Humphrey and Truman by Roy Jenkins released by Audible +++ Audiobook World of Ryyah wins Bronze +++ Stranded Dreamscapes release +++

GEORGE the FIRTH? Niche Brit if you like, but only sometimes Stiff Upper Lip. As well as Attenborough, Churchill, H.G. Wells, meet the Madman in the taxi, Elven romantics, Simp Bratson, a lad in trouble, lovelorn Ingrid of iPad fame. I'm a narrator who can ACT, and make sense of a book on philosophy.
Own full-service studio, editing skill, BBC-trained.
From basso boom to sneaky villain. Sweet talking to sharp suited. GENRES: Straight 'n clear, dramatic, conversational, intimate, poetic, experimental. I Iove performance. Posh, neutral, cockney, character. Ongoing FIVE STAR FEEDBACK. 'Ingrid' video I voiced for Zagg won ADDY GOLD 2011. BEST ACTOR semifinalist Amazon Studios Oct 2011. BRONZE AWARD Readers Favorite 2013.

Languages

English (British)

Accents

'Standard' well-spoken English, mild Welsh, London suburb.

Ages

Young Adult, Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Documentaries, Audiobooks, Business, Educational, Videogames

Experience

ACTOR'S TRAINING, voicework and stage Mountview Academy, London.
Former UK news agency writer and editor. Professional studio technique BBC Film Unit. Freelance voice actor.
VO COACHING: Kevin Delaney.
VOICED UK national TV spots, 62k multi-voice romance, academic philosophy, history documentary, medical and industrial videos, radio & YouTube spots, local history DVD sets, charity podcast, children's stories, iPhone apps, Cathedral guide, cod-sports commentaries, anime and games characters.

Credentials

Education

UK state schools, Open University humanities, journalist, senior career development in voluntary & community sector.

Studio

  • Microphone

    Rode NT1A LDC, Coles 4038 ribbon.

  • Computer & Software

    iMac OSX10.8.5 Lion. Twisted Wave, Izotope RX2, Fabfilter Pro-C, backup drive.

  • Special Equipment

    P1 front end, ipDTL, phonepatch, linked Skype, Soundstreak, whisper space.

  • Delivery Methods

    MP3 8-320, 16/24/32 bit. WAV/AIFF, zip. FTP/YouSendit, CD, flash.

  • Turnaround Time

    12 hours, timezone permitting, or immediate if short.

Service Description

FREE TRIAL READS: Narration, stories, guides, characters, experimental.
SCRIPT DOCTOR: Inflexion and subbing for voice will cut your word count - and costs! Ask me how.
DIRECTION is welcomed by phonepatch or Skype - I am used to it, and also self-direct.
QUALITY tracks (I am BBC trained), recorded in silent acoustic. Breaths and clicks hand-cleared.
PRODUCTION? Yes. Music bed or a complete spot, including writing. Sold examples available.
OWN STUDIO = fast, flexible, almost 24/7... and great value!

Testimonials

'OUTSTANDING voice talent. Brought to life an idea
and made it exceptional. Very easy to work with' - Director Scott Meyer.

Video for Zagg Inc., Salt Lake City.

'The reads were right-on from the beginning. One of the best I have worked with' - Director Tim Powell

Tim Powell films

The recordings sound great and were done very well.
Thanks for great work! - Producer Brian Yi

Publisher of classic childrens' stories as apps.

Exceptional service and his voice, inflection and tempo were dead on. Howard Ellison was the perfect choice for this project. We will certainly rehire him for our next project. - Randall Ritnour

Games Developer

Reading poetry is not an easy job, and Howard's audition was perfect from the first read. He grasped the right rhythm, tone and spirit of the poem with amazing precision. It was a great vocal performance, and we would be delighted to work with Howard again.

Olga Kosova

Client List

Moonpig - UK national TV ads
Audible - a/book Seeing Red
BBC America - thriller trailer
Kramp gmbh - Industrial film
Lapka - Russian innovation
JDFtv - Inspirational video
Soap fm - Street reporter
15Four - Executives online
Webnation - Entrepreneurs
Zagg.com - Animation voice
Britain on Film - DVD histories
Soundart Radio - Zap That Mic!
Tim Powell - Historical documentary
Redwood Audio - philosophy audiobook
N3RD London - Voice replacement
Victor Seabra, Mr Pete - Narrator
Daxic Group - Smartphone apps
Global Poverty - Vaccine appeal
Big Top Games - Role of Raphael
Suetvess, Rome - Social documentary
Clean Fantastic - Radio spot production
Clarity Consulting - Interactive storybook
Heritage Media - 20 tourist DVD guides
Mastercard Skrill - Company launch
Home Positions - Lifestyle web ad
Dr Dave Hill, DCH - Warmup PA
Author H.L.Watson - Audiobook
Swansea University - I am a Tree
Ravensbourne Media - After Auschwitz
Dalhousie University - Arts documentary
Emanuel Altenburger - Event documentary
Transas International - Naval architect training
Medecins Sans Frontiers - Doctor recruitment
American Museum of Independence - guide
Staffordshire University - Futurist narration
Matthew Chappell comedy - Straight guy
Mexpo tourist guides - Cathedral tour
Takamo Universe - Sci-fi narrator

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