Stoke Canon, EXETER, UK, GB
Cheerful 'Brit' storytelling voice. Soundalikes? Just ask. Cats, bees, trees, cheese? Played 'em all.
Eight years full-time online voice actor, own studio, BBC quality trained. One Voice Awards (UK) 2018 - shortlisted.
Howard Powered these and more: VOLVO launch, US tv ++ MOONPIG UK national TV campaigns ++ Skrill Mastercard ++ UNHCR refugee appeal ++ Books 'Seeing Red' by Prof Nicholas Humphrey and 'Truman' by Roy Jenkins released by Audible ++ Audiobook 'World of Ryyah' wins Bronze ++ Improvised 'Angelic' Elvan and Orcan tongues ++ Indonesian documentary (release imminent).
GEORGE the FIRTH? Niche Brit if you like, but rarely Stiff Upper Lip. As well as Attenborough, Churchill, H.G. Wells, Ringo Starr, Elven and Orcan romantics, lovelorn Ingrid of iPad fame, I'm a narrator who can ACT, and make sense of a book on philosophy.
Own full-service studio, accurate editing, WoVO - World Voices Organisation - Quality Approved.
STYLES: Straight 'n clear, dramatic, conversational, intimate, poetic, experimental. I Iove performance. Posh, neutral, cockney, character.
Ongoing FIVE STAR FEEDBACK. WINNER Halloween contest, VoicesPro 2014.
There is a voiced video reel on my YouTube channel.
British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC)
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)
Animation, Audiobooks, Documentaries, Educational, Radio, Videogames
ACTOR'S TRAINING, voicework and stage Mountview Academy, London, with Peter Coxhead, Eileen Norris.
Former UK news writer and editor. BBC Films Pro Technique 98% pass.
VO COACHING: Kevin Delaney, Jill Crago.
VOICED UK & USA national TV spots, 62k multi-voice romance, academic philosophy, history documentary, medical and industrial videos, radio & YouTube spots, local history DVD sets, charity podcast, children's stories, iPhone apps, Cathedral guide, spoof-sports commentaries, poetry, anime and games characters.
UK state schools, Open University humanities, journalist. Grassroots action and senior career in voluntary & community sector.
Rode condenser, Coles ribbon.
Computer & Software
iMac OSX10.13.2 Sierra. Twisted Wave, Acon, Audio Hijack, Fabfilter Pro-C2, WD backup drives.
Phonepatch, linked Skype, whisper space.
WAV/AIFF, zip. MP3 8-320, 16/24/32 bit. FTP, flash.
12 hours, timezone permitting, or immediate if short.
PRO QUALITY performance and cleanup, own full time online studio.
FREE TRIAL READS: Narration, stories, guides, characters, experimental.
SCRIPT DOCTOR: Inflexion and subbing for voice will cut your word count - and costs! Ask me how.
DIRECTION is welcomed by phonepatch or Skype - I am used to it, and also self-direct.
QUALITY tracks (I am BBC trained), recorded in silent acoustic. Breaths and clicks hand-cleared.
PRODUCTION? Yes. Music bed or a complete spot, including writing. Sold examples available.
OWN STUDIO = fast, flexible, almost 24/7... and great value!
'OUTSTANDING voice talent. Brought to life an ideaVideo for Zagg Inc., Salt Lake City.
and made it exceptional. Very easy to work with' - Director Scott Meyer.
'The reads were right-on from the beginning. One of the best I have worked with' - Director Tim PowellTim Powell films
The recordings sound great and were done very well.Publisher of classic childrens' stories as apps.
Thanks for great work! - Producer Brian Yi
Exceptional service and his voice, inflection and tempo were spot on. Howard Ellison was the perfect choice for this project. We will certainly rehire him for our next project - Randall RitnourGames Developer
Reading poetry is not an easy job, and Howard's audition was perfect from the first read. He grasped the right rhythm, tone and spirit of the poem with amazing precision. It was a great vocal performance, and we would be delighted to work with Howard again.Olga Kosova
Thanks Howard. Loved your reading and beautiful narration, it really added to the project - Mike Leechin.Little Castaways animation
Perfect! Happy to work on future projects with you. The others who took part this morning were very happy as well - Owe BengtssonTMP (Volvo US television spot)
Very happy. What an excellent cat! - JudithGravity Europe
Voice Over Clients
Moonpig - UK national TV ads
Volvo - US national tv launch
Audible - a/book Seeing Red
BBC America - thriller trailer
Kramp gmbh - Industrial films
Ydraw - action sketch voice
Danny Wallace - short story
Lapka - Russian innovation
JDFtv - Inspirational video
Soap fm - Street reporter
15Four - Executives online
Webnation - Entrepreneurs
(Website hidden) - Animation voice
Britain on Film - DVD histories
Soundart Radio - Zap That Mic!
McGraw Hill - Literature Educational
Tim Powell - Historical documentary
Redwood Audio - philosophy audiobook
N3RD London - Voice replacement
Daxic Group - Smartphone apps
Global Poverty - Vaccine appeal
Big Top Games - Role of Raphael
Suetvess, Rome - Social documentary
Clean Fantastic - Radio spot production
Clarity Consulting - Interactive storybook
Medical Specialists - Film Company promo
Heritage Media - 45 tourist DVD guides
Mastercard Skrill - Company launch
Home Positions - Lifestyle web ad
Dr Dave Hill, DCH - Warmup PA
Lanesborough Hotel - onhold
The Mask fansite - teaser
Author (Website hidden) - Audiobook
Swansea University - I am a Tree
Ravensbourne Media - After Auschwitz
Dalhousie University - Arts documentary
Emanuel Altenburger - Event documentary
Transas International - Naval architect training
Medecins Sans Frontiers - Doctor recruitment
American Museum of Independence - guide
Staffordshire University - Futurist narration
Matthew Chappell comedy - Polite guy
Mexpo tourist guides - Cathedral tour
Twisted50 - new horror short stories
Takamo Universe - Sci-fi narrator
NAIF childrens' health products
UNHCR refugee appeal
Telos jewellery launch
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