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David Richter

Burbank, California, US

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CHARACTER VOICE SPECIALIST!
BE SURE TO ADD ME TO YOUR FAVORITES SO YOU CAN EASILY FIND ME WHEN YOU NEED ME, THANKS!
When I was 12 years old, my parents bought me my first tape recorder. That sparked a passion for creating character voices that has never left me. Listen to my character voice demo to hear some of my creations. I also have the ability to SING in ALL of these different voices (usually in key!)
Other words to describe my voice: Versatile-Unique-engaging-energetic- warm and comfortable- fatherly- professor-natural baritone. Extremely reliable and direct-able with an exceptional work ethic! My vocal range is very broad- from deep and powerful movie-trailer sound to folksy, warm and genuine to silly and kooky higher ranged character voices (redneck, cranky old man and many more!) I am an excellent mimic and can impersonate a variety of celebrities (and non-celebrities as well!) Impersonations of numerous different voices such as Christopher Lloyd as "Reverend Jim" (Taxi TV series), John Ratzenberger of "Cliff Claven" fame (from Cheers), Ronald Reagan, Pee Wee Herman, Casey Kasem, Sean Connery, among others as well as numerous animated characters (Simpsons supporting characters Barney, Krusty, Burns & Smithers; also Beavis and Butthead, Marvin the Martian, Fozzy Bear, Miss Piggy, Yoda and many more). I can impersonate a variety of characters voiced by such talents as Frank Oz, Mike Judge, Harry Shearer and Hank Azaria.

Wide range of dialects and accents including numerous regional US (New York / New Jersey- Boston / New England-Northwest Fargo-Deep South-Texas-Redneck-California Surfer dude and on and on). International dialects include British (from upper crust to Cockney)- Australian-Scottish-Irish-Asian-Spanish-Italian-Middle East-German-Russian-East Indian-and most others you can think of!
Excellent with script interpretation, dialogue and character development- I have extensive stage acting experience, so will help bring your scripted words to life! AVAILABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS TO GET YOUR PROJECT COMPLETED!

Languages

English (North American), English

Accent

Australian, British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), French, German, Indian (India), Irish, Italian, Japanese, Jewish, North American, Pakistani, Russian, Scottish, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), Spanish, US Cajun (Creole, Bayou), US General American (GenAm), US New England (Boston, Providence), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota), US West Coast (California, Portland), US Western

Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)

Special Skills

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

Experience

CHARACTERS FOR VIDEO GAMES:
Lilith Games- Chinese accent characters- Sun Panda and Drunk Monk
Field runners video game- multiple characters including several animals- Subatomic Studios
Blade and Soul- NCW / G'AG Productions- voiced over 20 characters for this video game series, to be released in USA in 2015.
Austrian workout instructor- character read for fitness App- eMarketing group
Valentino- video game character for Scienart Media- Tatyana Sentyakova
Multiple Character voices (4 "bad guys")- voiced for Alawar Entertainment- Artem Bocharev
Museum Guard- video game - Vladimir Stanisic
Jimmy (MC's Husband)- video game character for Scienart Media- Tatyana Sentyakova
Palace Watch Guards (2 character voices) for video game- Vladimir Stanisic
Paul Robideaux- lead character in video game- Vladimir Stanisic
Pierre- French accented character in video game- Vladimir Stansic
Gaspar Leon- Lead character in video game for Vladimir Stanisic
Sword Swallower Character for video game (Elephant Games)
Voice of Parrot- Scienart Media (Tatyana Sentyakova)
Capt. Hook / Sheriff- Kronville Video Game (Yuri Pak)
Mr. Warfare- The Gorilla (S2 Games)
Interviewer/Announcer/Train Conductor voices for video games (Elephant Games)
Cinderella Story- Narrator (Elephant Games)
Director of Museum character for Universe Music Game
Thumbelina- voice of Minion Guard (Elephant Games)
Romeo and Juliet- Old Man "Book" character (Elephant Games)
NC Storyteller Cat narrator (Elephant Games)

MOVIE PROJECTS:
Monkey King- Provided voice-overs for 12 different characters for a scratch track for a soon to be released US film, originally released in China in early 2014 (Global Star Productions- Robert Harris)

TELEVISION PROJECTS:
Texas Flip N Move- Narration for HGTV series (Quail TV)- PILOT AIR DATE DECEMBER 20,2013 ON HGTV. 8 Episode series airing spring 2015 on DIY network.
Surviving Wild America- Narration for reality TV pilot (Quail TV)

CHARACTERS FOR CARTOONS / ANIMATION PROJECTS:
Voice of Sports Car for Local TV ad in Virginia, 2015- Pulsar Advertising (Andy Ankowski)
"Crayons"- voiced 5 different animated character voices
Voice of The Joker- "Catwoman: Prelude to a Diss" (ALM Talkies- Amber Moelter)
Voice of Andy Ant for cartoon project (Scorpio Studios- Kevin Summerfield)
Character voice over for special birthday project (Brad Farkas)
Multiple characters and accents for Internet project (Next Media Animations)
Voice of Big Bird for Mitt Romney Parody (Dan Manatt)

INTERNET
Hippie Voice for Exercise App (Perigree- Naim Cesur)
Kung Fu Master Voice for Exercise App (Perigree- Naim Cesur)

BUSINESS / INDUSTRIAL
"The Living Desert"- two 30 second PSA spots on the Desert Tortoise (FG Creative)
Value of ICF Membership- Business VO with Asian accent (Lindsay Bodkin)
10 minute Sales Video, read in Slavik accent (Rob Benwell)

VOICE MAIL / TELEPHONY
Phone Greeting voice mail recording for Balian Architects

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I have a strong theatre background including 3 years of summer repertory (Fallon House Theatre). I have performed in dozens of stage productions- from Shakespeare to comedy to musicals and even a one-act opera.
I have taken commercial and animation VO workshops from voice-over professionals William Williams, Marc Graue and Tom Williams.

Credentials

Education

Extensively trained in acting and singing as well as voice-overs.
Candi Milo- 3 day "boot camp from hell" Animation VO workshop (read for Sara Goldberg- head of casting for Disney TV animation)
Marc Graue- VO workshop (read for Collette Sunderman- casting director for Cartoon Network).
William Williams- Commercial Voice-over workshop at Aliso Creek .
Tom Williams- Animation voice over at Film Industry Workshop .

Drama major from the University of the Pacific- acted in a variety of stage productions from comedy, musicals, Shakespeare and dramas.
3 years of summer repertory theatre at Fallon House in Columbia, CA- performed in many different productions.
Also wrote and produced two different one-act plays in college.
Trained in singing- acted in several musicals over high school and college career, including a one-act opera.
Very musically inclined- former trombone player.

I have an MBA from the University of Southern California as well as a BA in Drama and Psychology from University of the Pacific.

Studio

Microphone

Blue Yeti

Computer & Software

Dell desktop and HP laptop, both running Audacity, access to royalty free music library, sound effects

Special Equipment

Sony MDR-7506 monitor headphones, acoustic foam baffles

Delivery Methods

e-mail- davidjrichter@earthlink.net; SKYPE- drvoices5; (.mp3, wav or other formats as needed), regular mail, FTP site, access to nearby professional recording studios

Turnaround Time

Typically within 12 hours of acceptance, depending on scope of project.

Service Description

I have my own home studio equipment and offer very fast turnaround!
Delivery of finished and edited voice tracks, can add music bed if needed.
AVAILABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS TO GET YOUR PROJECT COMPLETED!

Testimonials

"Your diligence is refreshing and appreciated"
"...I'm having huge fun on this project! It's amazing how a good voiceover brings it to life..."

Brad Farkas

David was great to work with - His interpretation of the script was right on the mark. His recordings are high in quality and I appreciate that he checked in with me from time to time to see if I needed any additional recordings until the job was completed.

FG Creative- Tina Arnot

David was incredibly professional and really easy to work with. He gave me a selection of reads to use and then supplied additional reads applying my notes with a very fast turnaround. I would be very happy to work with him again- Amber Moelter / owner

ALM Talkies

The voice of character you did sounds lively and naturally, you managed to delivery through the voice all necessary emotions.

Universe Music- Irina Chaban (producer)

I am writing to let you know that the game you did 'Minion' voiceovers for is out and is receiving really good reviews on part of voiceovers in general, and your character in particular. I would like to sincerely thank you again for the great job you did for us! Here is the link for the game on the publisher's website: http://www.bigfishgames.com/download-games/19880/unfinished-tales-illicit-love-ce/index.html
Thanks,
Natalya
Elephant Games
www.elephant-games.com

Elephant Games

It was always a quite complicated task when an artist is to record voiceover for a non-human character, especially of it is a magical creature. David did a great job on this part and we are very grateful for it. Thank you, David!
Natalya Tregubova

Elephant Games

"Very impressive work with accents!"

ICF (International Coach Federation)- Lindsay Bodkin

David did a fantastic job on our character, his acting is spot on and his voice is consistent

Brad Bower- S2 Games

Voice Over Clients

ALM Talkies- Amber Moelter
Elephant Games- Natalya Tregubova
Eipix Games- Video games
Lilith Games
Studio Time & The Voice experts
Scienart Media- Tatyana Sentyakova
Alawar Entertainment- Artem Bocharev
S2 Games- Brad Bower
Yuri Pak- Illustrator
(Website hidden)- Dan Manatt
Universe Music- Irina Chaban
FG Creative- Tina Arnot
Next Media Animations- Michael Logan
Quail TV (QTV)- Greg Quail
HGTV
Perigree- Naim Cesur
Scorpio Studios- Kevin Summerland
Brad Farkas
David Balian- Balian Architects
ICF- Lindsay Bodkin

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Videogames

Lilith Games for Job #321450 Adus - The Drunk Monk

It was a breeze working with David. Highly recommend him!

Jan 21, 2019

Videogames

Lilith Games for Job #319324 Sun - Panda Wind Warlock

David was a pleasure to work with!

Jan 1, 2019

Videogames

Studiotime & Thevoiceexperts for Job #293644 Hissho trailer + voice in game

Done :-)

Jul 12, 2018

Videogames

House of Leafs for Job #276185 Mutagenesis - Herman the old turtle

David was extremely easy to work with and got the spirit of the role instantly. I could definitely see myself working with David again.

Mar 9, 2018

Videogames

Elephant Games for Job #214637 MC3 (BookSpirit_2-4)

It's always a pleasure to work! High quality, fast delivery, good communication. Keep it up!

Dec 21, 2016

Animation

Baker & Hill for Job #209083 Butterfly (2)

Great to work with!

Nov 9, 2016

Animation

Baker & Hill for Job #207978 Butterflies taste with their feet.

David is great. Talented and responsive.

Nov 1, 2016

Animation

Voices.com (Keri Hayter) for Job #198168 Voices-Cartoon Character

Amazing talent!! Such a fun project!!

Oct 6, 2016

Videogames

Elephant Games for Job #195554 MC3 (BookSpirit_1)

It's always a pleasure to work! Fast delivery, good communication, high quality. Thank you!

Jul 29, 2016

Business

Voices.com (David Joynt) for Job #193861 Voices - Yoda Impression - Business Video

Great work!

Jul 28, 2016

Videogames

Elephant Games for Job #193417 HH12 (Maurice_Villain1_2-4)

It's always a pleasure to work with David. The work is great - high quality and fast delivery. Thanks very much!

Jul 13, 2016

Videogames

Elephant Games for Job #187850 HH12 (Maurice_1)

HIgh quality, good communication, fast delivery. Keep it up!

May 27, 2016

Animation

CADD Edge for Job #187275 Dr. Horrendous

Great job on the variation for Dr. Horrendous. Thanks again for your contribution.

May 23, 2016

Videogames

Elephant Games for Job #185073 MC2 (Jeronimo Old_2-4)

Brilliant job!

May 10, 2016

Educational

Papinto ltd for Job #179867 123 Numbers

David is versatile, creative, fast and high competent. Moreover the quality of his audio recording is excellent due to his good gears.

Mar 31, 2016

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Elephant Games for Job #178383 CS5 (Jim_1)

Good lob! Thank you!

Mar 21, 2016

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Voices.com (Lisi Hentz) for Job #172545 Voices - Simlish Audio for Game (Male)

Great work on this project. Thank you!

Feb 25, 2016

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Voices.com (Stephanie Dickson) for Job #163756 Voices: RUSH Italian Accent Roles - 789 words total (Job # 162783)

AWESOME JOB!

Dec 11, 2015

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Elephant Games for Job #166178 MC2 (Jeronimo Old_1)

Well done!

Dec 7, 2015

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Voices.com (Lisi Hentz) for Job #157025 *RUSH* Voices - Simlish Audio for Game - Similar to 'The Sims' - Male

Great work!

Oct 14, 2015