Mount Vernon, Illinois, US
I am a graduate of the Second City Training Center Acting and Writing programs. I have narrated several audiobooks, one of which saw me regularly voicing characters in French and British accents. I have done freelance work voicing marketing materials such as sales videos. I am able to edit and record in my home studio.
My native accent is the Midwestern one heard on standard American news broadcasts. I am able to record in a variety of accents and comedic tones.
English (North American)
Arabic, British, French, Italian, Latino, North American, Russian, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), US African American, Vietnamese, West African
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)
Audiobooks, Business, Educational, Internet Video, Music, Telephone
Voiced an explainer video for animation services.
Voiced and screencast sales presentations.
Provided voice narration for a presentation.
Poemz dot org
Provided voiceover reads for a wide selection of poems.
Voiced an explainer video for a new app.
Provided voiceover for marketing materials.
Columbia College Chicago, B.A., Film & Video, Traditional Animation
Second City Training Center, Chicago, Writing Program
Second City Training Center, Chicago, Acting Program
Computer & Software
Pop Filter, M-Audio Preamp
Same-day for short reads. Access to home studio 9-5.
Voice acting is less about having one of "those" kinds of voices and more about what you do with the script. I got into voice acting after hearing copy being poorly read for local commercials and knowing that I could do better - that I could convey the meaning and not just read the words. The value of my narrations is 20% inflection and 80% interpretation.
"Samuel's work was excellent! He was willing to go beyond what was asked. He delivered quickly and communicated very well. I will hire him again."Globemarketer.com
"Sam was a pleasant guy to work with, we completed the project with minimal instructions but accurate performance. Will definitely be my team's go-to guy for voice projects."Lightbreak Games
"Samuel recorded the perfect voiceover - I'll use it for my video. Thanks and hope to work with you again."Ignite Outsourcing
Voice Over Clients
Silverton Audio Publishing
Globemarketer dot com
Poemz dot org
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