Diane de Zylva

Sydney, AU • 5:09 PM Local Time

5.0 • 7 Reviews

Demos

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General Compilation
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Business 803

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Documentary & Other Narrations Demo
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Documentaries 237

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Cartoon, Character, Animation Demo
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Animation 154

Diane de Zylva

Vocal Skills

Languages

English, English (Australian), English (British)

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Accents

Australian, British, Eastern European, French, Scottish (Standard Scottish English)

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Voice Ages

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

Categories

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

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Studio

Turnaround Time

Usually within 2-24hrs, particularly with time zone difference I can usually turn the job around for you on the same day.

Microphone

AKG C414B-XLS

Computer & Software

iMac

Special Equipment

Focusrite ISA One Premamp, ProTools, MBox

About

Overview

Diane de Zylva: Australian (native) & International voice over talent. British and North American voice artist. I've voiced gaming, app and animation projects, medical narrations, commercials, e-Learning, on hold messages, corporate presentations and DVDs, audio books, GPS navigation, ADR/walla and more. Video game and animation projects include iphone apps: 'Treasure Kai' (Feb 2011), 'KezzaBee Farm Animals' and 'PeekaBoo'; the 'Tweet Defense' iPhone game promo trailer (March 2010); the character of ‘Halgrim’ in Puzzle Chronicles for PS3 and other platforms (February 2010); and the mission control character of ‘Mother’ for XBox60 video game Darkest of Days (US release September 2009) with global release to follow. Interviewed for ‘Game Informer‘ (July 2010) and ‘Hyper‘ (September 2009) gaming magazines on voicing gaming characters. Audio book titles recorded include 'The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection'; 'Pulp Fiction – The Dames'; and 'The Canon – A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science' for Vision Australia. DIANE DE ZYLVA: VOCAL QUALITIES My voice is international in sound - unique, warm, wise, intelligent, cosmopolitan, friendly, professional, believable, distinctive and natural. I am versatile and flexible in developing character voices for animation and video games. I've narrated for projects including audio books, computer games, medical narrations, messages on hold, industrial and corporate narration for DVDs, radio commercials, messages on hold, voice mail and ivr messages. I can sound mature, conversational, dramatic, smooth, velvety, distinctive and unique. I have mc'd and hosted events as the live announcer. I can sound educated, articulate, intelligent, trustworthy, energetic, instructional, businesslike and inviting. EMAIL ME Get in touch with me about your project. I'd be happy to discuss your requirements and how we can develop a unique and memorable sound for you. I am happy to supply a custom demo for you. I am professional, dedicated, easy to work with, and love what I do. Check out my client list and what customers have said below. PERSONAL WEBSITE (Website hidden)

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Service Description

Recordings are produced in broadcast quality MP3, Wav, AIFF or Quicktime formats.

I can:
* Email you an mp3; or
* Files can be delivered worldwide via FTP; or 'You Send It'
Skype Patch available.
ISDN will require an outside studio and can be arranged on request.

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Experience

Hundreds of recordings for Australian and international clients.

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Client List

AUSTRALIA
AMP;
Citi;
CGU Insurance;
Conservation Volunteers Australia;
Cullinan Consulting Group;
Educational Video and Design;
Federal Government Australia;
Free Range Productions;
Infinite Interactive;
Insurance Australia Group (IAG);
Insurance Manufacturers of Australia (IMA);
Killer Kopy;
Kezza Bee Farm Animals (iPhone app);
Kmart;
Landsberry & James;
Lastminute Radio: large selection of clients;
Macquarie Radio Network, Pixelmill Films: Worley Parsons;
Money Pen;
National Australia Bank (NAB);
NRMA Insurance;
Places + Spaces, Music at the Factory series - MC;
Sold on Hold: Dept of Fair Trading, MBF, Mission Australia, Proctor Phair Lawyers, Cemex, Aoun, Evotec, Castle Wood Products;
Swann Insurance;
Telstra;
The Galaxy Sydney: Fracht Australia;
Trailfinders;
Vision Australia - audio books and contract reads;
Voice Opus: Big 4 Holiday Parks

NEW ZEALAND
PAEN Communications

SWEDEN
Worldwide Disaster Aid Foundation

UK
Assured Group;
Grinlock Limited UK

USA
Axon Communications - Braintree, Massachusetts;
DAV Productions - Los Angeles, California;
aureate University – Baltimore, Maryland;
Marketing Mania - Bokeelia, Florida (for Japanese market);
Skillsoft Productions;
VoiceVersatility - Iowa City, Iowa (Darkest of Days video game by 8 Monkey Labs);
(Website hidden) - New York City, New York

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Education

Diane studied voice over techniques and audio book narration in New York City with leading producers and directors in the industry.

Diane has studied with: Peter Rofé; Adria Firestone; Bob Hughes; Susan Berkley; Pat Fraley and Hillary Huber with master class instruction from Barbara Rosenblat, Alan Sklar and Paul Ruben in audio book narration.

Diane is qualified in radio production and presentation and trained in presenting to camera. She has completed courses in Acting Techniques and Voice Intensive at Sydney's National Institute for Dramatic Art (NIDA). She has a Certificate III in Radio Broadcasting.

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Reviews 5.0

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mypromovideos

Mar 15, 2012

Very supportive and great turnaround.

Business Job #51963 • 90 sec VO for a web video.

Jude Novak

Dec 19, 2011

Diane was a pleasure to work with and did an exceptional job!

Educational Job #46949 • Australian VO for successful children's learning application

VeracityColab

Mar 18, 2011

Diane did a wonderful Job. She is exactly what you need when working with voice talent. Fast, professional, accurate and completely reliable. Thanks Diane.

Television Job #32794 • Visual Story Network - Short Bumper

Testimonials

We thank you for kindly contributing your fantastic voice. The audio files that you recorded for us
are simply wonderful not only a very nice voice and tone but also the professionalism and care
you managed to transmit makes us proud to have your voice carrying our image to the public.
Thank you for a truly valuable contribution.
Lars Elendbeck, Deputy Director of Communications

United Network for Worldwide Disaster Aid - Sweden

Thanks again for a great session and indulging us with the phone patch, although it seemed like we
hardly needed to be there for you to understand the character and deliver a terrific read.
P.J. Stoppleworth, Producer

Voice Versatility - USA

Thank you so much for such great work, I really liked the recording.
Lorena Urban, Finance & Operations Manager

Voice123 - USA
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