Martin Drayton is the Voice of Principle. A natural communicator with excellent organisational skills. A hard-working individual with a great work-ethic, who remains professional and efficient under pressure.
Voice Description A warm, rich and distinctive British voice over, from BBC to Cockney. Calm and clear, ideal for TV, radio, corporate/industrial productions and more. His style is believable and varies from formal to cool, young and sexy as required! Martin is very aware of the necessary copy delivery and can read scripts that require sensitivity and gravitas. Martin can be hip and upbeat when the script demands and loves the challenge of bringing life to your words.
English (British), English, English (Caribbean), French (Parisian), English (Scottish)
All British dialects, West Indian, French, Eastern European.
Teen, Young Adult, Middle Aged, Senior
Cartoons, Movie Trailers, Documentaries, Audiobooks, Business, Educational, Radio, Telephone, Videogames, Podcasting, Television, Internet
Recent clients include: Hitachi, Xcelus, Life Technologies, IBM, Oxfam, VAW (Pakistan), Thr've, House of Radon (Sweden), Park City Mountain Resort and Destination Sports. Martin has recently worked on a project destined to be the biggest media launch in history! Over 15 years in the Industry.
Martin worked on four series of the British Channel 4 Show “Board Stupid” as a Guest Presenter and the Resident Technical Expert. Alongside with Nic Fellows (the most experienced Commentator on Eurosport), Martin also commentated for two full seasons on the ISF Snowboard Tour for Channel 4 Television, often appearing in front of the camera. He has taught celebrities to snowboard on the Disney Channel UK, BBC Holiday Programme and the Weather Channel (USA), the latter to an audience of 14 million. An interview in 2007, while breaking a Guinness Skateboard World Record was shown on China’s Record Breakers Show, aired to an estimated 240 million viewers!
Presenter/Instructor on Exploding Snowboarding, UK’s top-selling Instructional Video also shown on all Winter ‘package-holiday’ flights to Europe for two seasons. When based in the UK, Martin was "The Voice (and face) of British Snowboarding".
Guest Lecturer, University of Utah 2009.
Experienced voice talent in various media, trained by Nic Fellows. Martin's voice has been heard on several National & International TV & Radio stations, Documentaries, DVD’s, Lectures, Safety Briefings and Corporate Training material.
He is based near Salt Lake City in the US, so within easy reach of the major facilities there.
A successful and experienced Photojournalist in his own right, Martin has written for The Daily Mail as well as all of the top British Ski, Snowboard and Skateboard magazines for over 20 years. This gives him the ability to write and tailor voice over scripts if needed.
Martin speaks conversational French which returns to being fluent with continued use, this allows him to provide excellent pronunciation of French place names etc. Martin can perform West Indian, as well most Regional British Accents. He can cover any age range from Young Male up to Senior, sophisticated Upper Class to Cockney.
A World-Class competitive Slalom Skateboarder, 2005 World Champion and 2007 Guiness World Record Holder, 2009 Bronze Medalist, World Skateboard Slalom Championships.
One of the top Snowboard Trainers on the planet, consistantly the most requested Instructor at Park City Mountain Resort and 3-time winner Instructor of the Year.
2011 USASA Masters National Boardercross Champion.
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Martin's major was in English Language and English Literature.
Voice Over Training with Nic Fellows, known in the UK as "The Voice of Eurosport".
VO 1-A Harlan Hogan Microphone
Apple G-4 (Intel), MacBook both OSX 10.6
Adobe equipped home studio.
E-mail, by conventional mail and FTP.
4-24 hrs, sometimes even less.
Copywriting, Addition of Sound Effects and music from an extensive library. He has the facility to edit and deliver finished voice tracks and the ability to write and tailor voice over scripts if needed.
Surepay, Paypal, Checks in my local currency.
“Martin has a great voice. He is very easy to work with and is a quick study. If you are looking for a quality voice with deep or rich tones and a very respectable and proper British accent then Martin is your man.” July 20, 2010Xcelus.
Matt Maughan, Creative Director, Xcelus
“Martin is great to work with. A true professional who can easily understand a brief and deliver the right result straight away. On top of that he’s fast, friendly and courteous. What more could you ask for!”UKS&V.
Neil Coombes, Visual Media Manager, UKS&V
Wow! Who knew there were people in the world with such work ethic!! From the time we initially spoke to the time he provided me with the final audio portion of our project, Martin proved dedicated, time conscious and professional throughout the process. Not only that but the quality of his production and way in which his voice lent life to the project was superb! I highly recommend Martin for any vocal work you have planned and will definitely be utilizing his skills again in the future.Jarim Person-Lynn (BKFinance)
"I am very happy with the decision to involve Martin in our project. He delivered an excellent voice-over with two alternative versions in a very short time frame. It was a pleasure. Thanks again!"Capella Design Group
Artem Lapitski, iPhone App Developments.
Recent clients include:
-Call of Duty (Modern Warfare 3)
-illustrate It TV
-Wild Card Movies
-FX Stat Services
-StickyStreet (Washington DC)
-House of Radon (Stockholm)
-Go! Games (Russia)
-Brass Knuckle Finance
-Capella Design Group
-Park City Mountain Resort
Over 15 years in the Industry.
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