Kim Handysides

Montreal, Quebec, CA • 3:57 PM Local Time

5.0 • 490 Reviews

Demos

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Commercial Demo 2020 Kim Handysides
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Corporate Business Various
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Business 139

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Internet B2B Video Demo
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Internet Video 602

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Vocal Skills

Languages

English (North American), English

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Accents

Arabic, Australian, British, Canadian, Canadian (Maritimes), Canadian (Newfoundland), Canadian (West), Caribbean, Caribbean (Haitian Creole), Caribbean (Jamaican Patois), Chinese, East Africa, England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), French, French (Québécois), German, Indian (India), Irish, Israeli, Italian, Jewish, North American, Russian, Scottish, Spanish, US African American, US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US West Coast (California, Portland)

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Voice Ages

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

Categories

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

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Studio

Turnaround Time

24 hours or less on RUSH jobs

Microphone

Neumann TM103, Sennheiser MKH 416, RODE Broadcaster, Apogee MiC

Computer & Software

Mac, Protools, Focusrite Scarlet, Source Connect, Skype, Phone Patch, ipDTL, ISDN

Special Equipment

Whisperroom, Auralex Mudguard, ISDN, music and SFX

About Kim Handysides

Overview

Add KIM to your FAVORITES to make it easier to find her! Kim's SOVAS (LA) AWARD winning voice is warm, clear and ENGAGING. A top booking voice artist in COMMERCIALS business educational medical internet instruction and training videos. Recent clients include Diesel, the Laughing Cow, American Red Cross, HuaWei, KFC, Mercer, Citizen's Access, MacDonald's, Remax, Weight Watchers, Pfizer, Hershey's, Gerber, GUM, Danone, Delta and Air France A heavy hitting narrator for years, Kim has become a favorite on Voices.com with over 400 5 STAR reviews! KEEPING YOU HAPPY is her #1 priority. Kim is especially EXCELLENT at health and PHARMACEUTICAL projects, completely at ease with MEDICAL and drug terminology, she has narrated over 6000 eLearning videos. Need a WELCOMING, professional voice for your VOIP IVR ON HOLD messaging or PHONE answering service? Kim will give your company the warm sound you need to keep customers happy while waiting. Got an APP mobile app android that needs the right voice? Kim has been the AI voice for countless programs including meditations, DuoLingo and Dell Kim's excellent BRAND or RETAIL voice skills will enhance your product, impress your clients and most importantly ENGAGE your target market. Quick turnarounds for your RUSH projects. AUDIOBOOK? Kim is a great storyteller and will DRAW LISTENERS IN to your story. Selected by international bestselling authors Margaret Atwood and Sandra Gulland to narrate their books, Kim has won the coveted SOVAS for her audiobook work. She can work up MULTIPLE roles and is great at sound-alikes. She gives great warrioress fighting females in games and sweet mother storytellers for kid's books. Like what you hear in Kim's demos? Click the heart icon and ADD KIM TO YOUR FAVORITES so you can easily find her! She'd love to work with you.

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Service Description

Kim offers clean, edited, high quality sound tracks with very fast, friendly, professional service.
She can provide full production, original voice or dubbed and in sync, will copy edit or arrange copywriting and music if you wish. She can self-direct or work with you for directed sessions via Source Connect, Skype, phone patch, or ISDN line upon request.
She can send your files in mp3, wav, or whatever format you prefer
Kim works out of her own professional home studio and for projects that require a full production house works with one of the best studios in Montreal.

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Experience

A full-time voice over pro since 1991, and top earner in the industry, Kim has narrated iMax films (NASA), TV series (Discovery, Netflix) and voiced a Cannes nominated film for Best Animated Short. She's voiced over 7000 TV/radio national, regional and local commercials, over 6000 e-learning programs and modules (excellent medical/pharmaceutical vocabulary), more than 5000 business and internet videos, along with quite a few audiobooks and trailers (fiction/nonfiction), documentaries, webinars, dubbing, film ADR, award show narrations, animation and gaming characters and apps.
Trained in theatre and broadcast studies, Kim is a former national cable weatherwoman, radio dj, news anchor, reporter, producer.
Kim is also coaches voice over performance and marketing and is a demo producer.

Awards: Winner of 2019 SOVAS Best Voice Over Audiobook (Education or Business), nominated for 2019 Best Commercial Voice Over, Best Trailer;
2018 nominee for Best PSA voice over and 2016 nominee for Best TV Commercial Voice Over, CANNES Golden Palm and Lions, Communicator (multiple), Bessie, (+ participated in one Academy award nominated film)
Writer: prolific blogger, magazine articles, web articles, web-based films

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Client List

Commercials: The Laughing Cow, the Cooperators, Amtrak, L'Oréal, Wayfair, KFC, Chevrolet, Hershey’s, Lenovo, Sears, Oxiclean, HuaWei, CLEAR, Sanofi, MacDonalds, REMAX, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Cool Whip, Mateus, Weight Watchers, Sico Paint, Abbott, Merck, Visit Philly, Air BnB, Clairol, Dupont, Tinder, Danone, General Motors, Air Canada, West Jet, RBC, Via Rail, Tourism Canada, Bayer, Nestle, Pfizer, Telus Mobility, AXE Insurance, Brother, Canon, Bombardier, Puffs, Claritin, Laura, Tinder, Dairy Farmers of Canada, SAQ, Audi, Michelin Tires, Sports Experts, Couche Tard, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Trevi, Stanford, Metro, IGA, Nolitours, Girl Guides of Canada, New Brunswick Tourism, The Gazette, Yoplait + more

eLearning, Training / Webinars:: AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Sanofi, Novartis, Bayer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Celgene, Takeda, Roche, Boehringer Ingelheim, Gilead, Merck, McGill, Stanford, United Nations, WHO, UNICEF, Brother, Microsoft, ATT, Cisco, SUNY, IBM, 3M, United States Air Force, State of California, Bonsecours Mercy Health, Jean Coutu, Standard Life, BMO, CNRail, Hydro Quebec, Adam Health, Victoria Hospital, CSSI, OIC, Accuray, L'Oréal, Molly Maid, RECO, Delta

Telephones: Seattle Genetics, Carbide Tooling, Laurentian Bank, Blackberry, ADAM Health, Trevi, Novartis, Win Tech, Yellow Duck Shots, NorthEast Dermatology, Etisalat,

Award Ceremonies: WTA, Salesforce, Smithsonian, The Sarah Carey Award, Junior Diabetes Foundation

Games: Assassin's Creed, My Cooking Coach, Splinter Cell (Ubisoft), Warhammer, (Maverick), Kiso, Domini Games, World-Loom

Documentaries: Occult Crimes, Beyond Belief, Northern Mysteries, Killer Kids, Missing Link, Delights and Wonders, The Greatest Chefs, Markets of the World, Erotic Art, The Flying Farmers

+ many more

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Education

Honors B.A. in Communication Studies with minor in Theatre - concentration TV & radio.
Countless Voice & Acting workshops taken & given
Member RWA, APA, WOVO
Leader of ACTRA and L'INIS gov-sponsored commercial voice-over workshops
Voice coach for Les Syllables, The Dream Counsel, and private and group online coaching

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Reviews 5.0

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Fast Turnaround Time

5 people said Kim provided files faster than they expected.

Very Professional

5 people said Kim was a professional inside and outside the studio.

Takes Direction Very Well

2 people said Kim followed directions to deliver the project.

Epipheo

Oct 13, 2020

Internet Video Job #415080 • English • Middle Aged (35-54)

Modulos

Sep 29, 2020

Kim is a fantastic voice actor!

Internet Video Job #416437 • English

Bait Shop Productions

Sep 1, 2020

Kim is a consummate professional, a treat to work with and just a really, really nice person. We'll be ding business with Kim again!

Business Job #411320 • English (British) • Middle Aged (35-54)

Testimonials

Kim is the best. Our clients always ask for her. We use her for all our projects.

Pfizer - sales rep training programs

Kim has a great voice and knows how to use it. She's a real pro.

BMS - PIs, IPIs and Clinical Reprints

Kim is one of our go-to voices for retail or branding projects. We love working with her.

Sid-Lee - TV & radio spots
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