With 25 years of experience in voice, from Narration to Characters, commercials to corporate online training video, I can offer you the best option in terms of voice diversity and quality, both in English and French! I can also double as a translator or adaptor (English to French). I'm fully equipped to do audio sync to image, complex audio editing, and more. Tell me what you need and together we'll find just the right touch for your projects.
French (Canadian), English (North American), English
French, French (Québécois), North American
Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Educational, Internet Video, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
I have 25+ years of experience as a voice talent.
My first career was as a morning man on Radio. I worked 17 years mostly as a morning-man for morning Zoos and talk morning shows. During those years, I started creating characters for thousands of humor bits for those shows.
It was also a time when I perfected my commercial skills. I also worked on TV, first for TV commercials, then for voice-over work on American or British shows dubbed in French.
For the last 15 years, I've been an actor, which doubled nicely with my voice acting skills.
As of today, I recorded more than 2 000 humor bits, close to 10 000 local radio commercials, close to 1 000 national radio commercials, more than 500-one hour tv shows as a lead character or the main narrator (dubbing in french).
I am also one of the French Canadian voice talent with the most "live on tape" experience: In two thousand ten, I dubbed in French 299-one hour poker shows for NBC's "Poker After Dark", Poker net's "High Stake Poker" and "The Big Game".
I also cast, direct and voice Lip Sync voices for corporates, tv shows, animated and full-lenght motion pictures.
Jonquiere CEGEP, Media art and technology
Ivana Chubbuck Studio, Los Angeles.
NTEC, Neumann, Samsun G-Track
Computer & Software
Macbook Pro, Avid Pro Tools, Adobe Audition, Final Cut Pro X
Home Studio, Mobile studio, Focusrite Forte
email, wetransfer, dropbox, etc
Per contract evaluation.
I have a home studio.
I can record and edit the voice tracks, translate and adapt the scripts from English to French, add sounds effetcs and music, etc..
I can do some editing on FCP X and dub or even sync over video.
Tuesday October 18th, 2011MAC Productions, Inc. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) (905) 270-7616
Dear Sir or Madam,
My name is Michael A. Charbon. As an award winning broadcast television Executive Producer, working professionally for over 27 years in Canada, I have produced over 700 hours of television for North America and international broadcast clients. From Live production, to multi episodic series, my company MAC Productions Inc. established in 1985, has been a significant independent contributor to the broadcast television fabric of Canada. In addition to receiving a Platinum Record acknowledging my creative contribution to producing and writing a music video for WEA Warner Brothers “Honeymoon Suite, Stay in the light,” 1987, I personally won a Gemini Award for Best Sports Program or Series for “The Race Is On” A one hour creative documentary on the first ever Indy race in Toronto Canada. A Gemini Award is Canada’s highest professional award in television broadcast achievement, given by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. In addition to my Gemini Award, I have created and produced significant Texas Hold’em Poker programming, Live Sports, and broadcast television series. As a respected and known television Producer and Executive Producer, I have produced and created a significant catalogue of work.
I have known Mr. Simon D. Scott for over six years. Mr. Scott has performed extensive professional work for MAC Productions Inc. Mr. Scott’s exceptional talent in radio, on camera work, translation, voice over commentary, and acting, is of significant stature and accomplishment in Canada, particularly in the province of Quebec. Mr. Scott has a very unique and fundamental ability to identify with an audience, and incorporate his talents in observation and fact, and transmit this information to his audience effectively and with a unique personal flair. Mr. Scott is a significant radio personality in Montreal, he has been a major commercial actor appearing in many commercials broadcast nationally as a recognizable personality. Having worked with MAC Productions Inc. in over 299 one hour international and Canadian poker television broadcasts, his voice is synonymous with poker, knowledge and insight. He is considered the undisputed “Voice Of Poker” in Quebec.
In my professional career in both Executive Producing and creating television, it is my business to recognize talented individuals. I am very aware of the exceptional creative depths that Mr. Scott can perform. His proven abilities and significant accomplishments in a variety of challenging entertainment verticals, is in itself a fundamental accomplishment of significance in Canada’s entertainment professionals. As many in the broadcast industry attempt to excel in one vertical, Mr. Scott has excelled in numerous with excellent proficiency. Mr. Scott is a sought after talent, who brings a special and unique personal talent to the projects he works on. MAC Productions Inc. represents that we will continue to engage Mr. Scott’s creative services in a variety of capacities as we have done for the past successful six years.
If I may be of any further assistance in offering additional information on Mr. Scott, please feel free to contact me.
MAC Productions Inc.
Michael A. Charbon
157 Adelaide Street West, Suite #720, Toronto, Ontario M5H 4E7 1‐877‐MICRO911Respond Solutions Inc.
March 17, 2010
To whom it may concern:
Subject: Letter of Reference for Simon D. Scott
Respond Solutions Inc. is an emergency preparedness organization that provides “E‐Learning”
programs for law enforcement through our partner, the Canadian Police Knowledge Network.
In 2009, with the emergence of the H1N1 pandemic, Respond Solutions Inc. turned to Simon
D. Scott to provide essential French language translation and professional
voice over work for our Infectious Disease and Pandemic Preparedness Program.
While I have known Simon for several years, this was one of many opportunities to partner with
Mr. Scott. In our efforts to design, develop, and deliver a national training resource, Simon
was extremely committed and diligent in providing professional voice over talent and language
translation services. Working under tight timelines, Simon produced expert content and voice
over work that enabled our Development Team to build courseware effectively and efficiently.
To date, more than 9,000 learners from client groups across the country have registered to the
Infectious Disease and Pandemic Preparedness Program. Among these, Toronto Police Service,
Canada’s largest municipal police service, has made this course mandatory training for all its
members and civilian staff. The RCMP has also licensed this course to make it available to
more than 26,000 cadets, sworn officers, and civilian personnel.
In addition to uptake, the feedback we’ve received from learners is a testament to the quality
of Simon’s professional voice talent and French language content. Often described as an
“absolutely useful” and “extremely beneficial” course, learners have found this training to be
“time well spent.” Likewise, I have found our partnership with Simon as time well spent. I
would recommend Simon Scott's services without hesitation. If you have any questions,
please feel free to contact me anytime.
Respond Solutions Inc.
Voice Over Clients
- The Source
- Philips Medical
- Vtech/AT&T answering systems
- MAC productions
- Kawasaki Canada
- Full Tilt Poker
- (Website hidden)
- The Miriam Fundation
- Mc Donald's
Some of the TV Shows I dubbed, either as the lead Character and/or as the main Narrator:
- Bizarre Foods (still in session).
- Ghost Hunters (3 seasons).
- Monster Nation.
- Reality Stars of Today: A look behind the scene.
- All the poker shows mentioned above.
- Also, I contributed to many tv shows as a recurrent Character of an episodical Character.
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