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Thomas Machin

Thomas Machin

Indianapolis, Indiana, US

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Thomas Machin

Thomas Machin

  Indianapolis, Indiana, US

Highlights

Rich, full and versatile are just a few words used to describe the ranges available.

Languages

English (North American), English, English (British), English (Irish), English (Scottish), English (South African), English (Australian), English (New Zealand)

Accent

Australian, Austrian, British, Canadian, Caribbean, Central American, England - East Midlands (Leicester), England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), England - West Midlands (Shropshire, Birmingham, Brummie), French, German, Indian (India), Irish, Italian American, Japanese, Jewish, Russian, Scottish, South African, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New England (Boston, Providence), US New Orleans, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US Western

Ages

Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

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

Experience

Thomas has been doing Voice Over or Acting for most of his life. By the age of eight, he had set up his own little recording studio and was doing tapes for school, church and friends. By high school, he was active in many speech contests in the broadcast field and media contests. This led to a college education in Radio/TV with a minor in Theatrical Special Effects.
His experience ranges from years in Radio/Television to doing production and voice work for animation and characters for role playing games for over 35 years.
Most role playing games include as part of the concept is a Game Master. The "job" of the Game Master includes being an author to the story the players are going to go through as well as voice acting for all of the other characters that the players would meet. It is not unlike theater except, in most cases, the Game Master and players do not dress up to play their roles. It is done purely by voice acting and the description of any physical actions. All in all, it is very close to Narration and Voice Acting!
After the BS degree in Radio/TV, he went on to a degree in Electronic Engineering. This took him to the computer and network field for a few years before I started MagePro. MagePro started as a high end graphics and animation company, but branched out into computer consulting specializing in Network Security and training of IT Directors and staff.

Health and the long hours made the decision for Thomas to go back to his first love: Acting behind the microphone and studio editing to make myself and others sound great.

(NOTE: The years of experience is rather subjective, but Thomas setup his studio and has been a Full-Time Voice Talent since October 2016.)

Credentials

Education

Butler University
Degree Name: Bachelor’s Degree
Field Of Study: Radio and Television/Marketing Minor Theatrical Special Effects
Working with the University Radio Station, WAJC FM (Full Power). Served as the Production Manger all four years. Wrote copy, produced and voiced PSA's, news and television productions.
Wrote and did artwork (Story boards) for several ad campaigns and successfully presented them to a proposed client. Interned at Carlson & Company Advertising agency. Studied under the Creative Director for all facets of production from initial meetings with the clients to filming/recording the production to presenting the final product to the clients.

ITT Technical Institute
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Grade: Highest Honors
Refreshed electronics knowledge and skills and updated for the latest technologies. Developed reliable and accurate skills of troubleshooting, served as a teaching assistant and used that later in advanced computer systems ranging from PC's, servers and mid-range systems such as IBM System 36 to AS400.

Several certifications: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Novell Systems Engineer, CompTIA A+, Net+, Security+ and Ethical Hacker series.

Voice Talent training: Bill DeWeese, Dave Fennoy

Studio

  • Microphone

    Rode NT1-A Anniversery Edition (World's Quietest Microphone)

  • Computer & Software

    Editing Software: Audacity ver. 2.1.2 Reaper x64 ver. 5.29 Windows 10 Pro 64 bit Computer: HP Intel Core i&-6700HQ CPU @ 206 GHz 32 GB RAM

  • Special Equipment

    My Studio: 5x5 Enhanced WhisperRoom with Acoustic Tuning Package; Mic Preamp: Golden Age Pre-73 Mk III+; Compressor/Limiter: Warm WA-2A Optical Compressor; Digital Interface: FireFace UCX Audio Converter to Digital/USB

  • Delivery Methods

    Email, DropBox, FTP, Google Drive, Cloud. Skype is also available. SourceConnect is coming soon!

  • Turnaround Time

    Based on the size and scope of the project. Be assured that it will be done as quickly and professionally as possible.

Service Description

From professional copy editing services to high-end professional equipment, we will make your project sound like you envisioned or better. Adding in our prompt service and full-time attention to the details, will make you smile with delight. We are competitive in our pricing and turn-around.

Voice Over Clients

Keith C. Bradbury author of "The Heir of Katan: Book 1 of the El'Seliek" novel series and "The Peregrine Chronicles" a comic book series. He is also owner Who North America.

Payment Terms

Payment to Thomas Machin is made through Voices.com SurePay®, our escrow service that guarantees your project is completed to your satisfaction. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com and when your work is done, simply download the final files, and release funds to Thomas Machin.

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