Bill Russell

Franklin, Tennessee, US • 11:50 AM Local Time

5.0 • 11 Reviews

Demos

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Podcast Demo
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Podcasting 39

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Commercial Demo
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Business 107

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Shelter Pets Adoption
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Television 32

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Vocal Skills

Languages

English (North American), English (British), English (Irish), English (Scottish), English (Australian), English, English (Indian)

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Accents

Australian, British, French, German, Irish, Italian, North American, Russian, Scottish, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), Spanish, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota), US West Coast (California, Portland)

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Voice Ages

Child (5-12), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)

Categories

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

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Studio

Turnaround Time

ASAP, depending on the project, can turn around in 24 hours or less.

Live Directed Sessions

Phone Call, Phone Patch, Source-Connect, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)

Microphone

RODE NT2-A

Computer & Software

MAC Mini with Steinber Cubase LE AL Elements 7

Special Equipment

Steinberg UR22 USB Interface. Waves Platinum Plugins

About Bill Russell

Overview

Bill's love for voice acting, and drive for success, is what has inspired him to venture out and establish himself as (Website hidden)
      He was extremely blessed to be selected to narrate four books by best-selling Christian author, Sarah Young: Jesus Lives and Jesus Today. Her book for 2016, Jesus Always and her first book Jesus Calling. Thomas Nelson Publishing selected him again, along with Brilliance Audio, to narrate Searching for Jesus by Robert J. Hutchinson. Bill is also a regular contributing voice for the global children's audiobook app, (Website hidden), where has narrated over 130 audiobooks and written five sing-along songbooks. 
     In August of 2015, Bill was selected to co-star opposite Jonathan Jackson in the TV series Nashville, where he played Brian, a jingle producer. His time with the show consisted of two episodes: Unguarded Moments and Three's A Crowd. The show will finish up its 4th season in 2016 and, of course, Bill is keeping his fingers crossed for a reprisal. 
     Bill’s love, though, has been voice acting and music. He was commissioned to write the theme song Better Than Ever for the Voice2014 Convention held in Anaheim and produced a video to accompany the song, which you can view on his website (Website hidden). Leading up to the event, he also co-produced his first children's CD/EP, with Sean O'Bryan Smith, entitled I See Dinosaurs With My Eyes Closed, available on iTunes.  
     A new company in Nashville, ANAM Multimedia, is gathering steam in the film world. Head producer, Sean O'Bryan Smith, has added Bill as voice actor for their creative team. With his ability to morph into such a wide array of characters, ANAM Multimedia couldn't be happier to include Bill in this amazing creative group.
     Bill's work is not finished, rather always beginning, striving to be the best he can be. That drive and tenacity to succeed is what makes this the best job in the world for him. No dream is too far, no job is too big for this man of many talents.
   Visit him at (Website hidden), where there is much content to be found, or visit his youtube channel at (Website hidden)

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Service Description

Customer service is my number one priority
Allow for 1 minor script revisions
I have my own studio with high quality audio for a quick turnaround
I have ipDTL, Skype and phone patch for studio communication

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Experience

Brawl Stars, Bull
Heroes of Newerth, Mr. Frost
Lost Legends of Redwall: The Scout (5 Characters)
Starlit On-Wheels
Starlit Adventures, Animated Feature
Eternal Online Card Game
Bard's Tale IV
Nashville TV series, Co-Starred in two episodes: #408 Unguarded Moments and #409 Three's A Crowd, as Brian, Jingle Producer
Marathon Quest, Martin Parnell
P.I. Diaries, Joseph Mullen
Livi Wilmore, digital animation short, documentary style
The Heavers, stop-motion animated feature by Adam Taylor Illustrator, performing 8 characters
Narrator on Searching for Jesus by Richard Hutchinson
Narrator for two books by author Sara Young: Jesus Calling, Jesus Always, “Jesus Lives and “Jesus Today” from Thomas Nelson Publishing.
Staff narrator for MeeGenius, a children’s audiobook website, 130 audiobooks total
Author of five Sing-Along Song Books for children
ACX narrator for children’s audiobooks:
“Teddy Bear Town Children’s Bundle” by Stacy Juba,
“Krampusnacht” by Everett Bell
“Black Water Bayou” by Monique O’Conner James
Voiced five characters for a new animated sizzle reel “The Wannabeez”
Sound-alike for “Jimmy the Gourd” of Veggie Tales in “Very Veggie Christmas”
Voiced four characters used for the Methodist Vacation Bible School

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Client List

Some Games, Portland
MeeGenius, HMH Publishing, childrens audiobooks
Thomas Nelson Publishing/Harper Collins

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Education

Group sessions with:
Celia Siegel, J. Michael Collins, Carol Monda, Joe Loesch, Ron Minatrea, Rodney Saulsberry, Everett Oliver, M. Jai Lallo, Pat Fraley, David Goldberg and Jonathan Tilley

Intro To Animation: Charlie Adler

Animation Acting Intensive at “Tooned-In” Animation Workship with Stevie Vallance

Improv training at Improv Olympic (iO) in Chicago with Charna Halpern

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Reviews 5.0

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Voices.com (Kyle Holder)

Aug 21, 2017

SUPER JOB!

Business Job #242479 • English (British) • Young Adult (18-35)

Rockhead

Jul 31, 2017

Great actor!

Is doing a great job on our Animation

Animation Job #239855 • English (North American) • Senior (55+)

Voices.com (Dale Dupuis)

Jun 30, 2017

Thank you for being so prompt, accommodating, and a pleasure to work with. I look forward to more projects together in the future!

Videogames Job #238680 • English (North American) • Middle Aged (35-54)

Testimonials

Bills voice is filled with warm and friendliness. His narration displays a nice balance of professionalism and personal care for his work.

Laura Minchew, Sr. Vice President & PublisherThomas Nelson

We had the extremely pleasurable experience of working with Bill Russell as one of the featured entertainers for our International Voiceover convention. His professionalism is of the highest level and his stage presence is captivating and loads of fun. And his original music .. well, that’s a story unto itself. When we suggested the idea of Bill composing a theme song for our convention, we expected something nice, but that’s not what we got! Bill went way beyond the call of duty and wrote an extremely catchy tune with great lyrics and full orchestration. His song was a hit at our convention, and we expect it will be a hit everywhere it is heard. We have only the highest praise and recommendation for Bill Russell. Book him now, while you can still afford him!

James Alburger, Executive Producer, VoiceOver International, Creative Experience and VoiceActing Academy

Bill Russell was a delight to work with while doing our Poolside commercial. He was open to our suggestions in line inflection changes when we asked. I highly recommend Bill Russell – he is a man of many voices, always returned work in a timely manner, and was very easy to work with.

Janis Ehrat, Owner Aqua, Anchors/PoolSide
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