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James MacPhee

Toronto, Ontario, CA

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James MacPhee

/ 5 91 Reviews

James MacPhee

  Toronto, Ontario, CA


James' deep, powerful and gritty voice has been heard on hundreds of trailers, promos, radio and television commercials worldwide. His strong, distinctive delivery cuts through heavy production to grab the attention of viewers and listeners. From ominous and scary like his movie trailer for Insidious Chapter-3, to gravelly and rough in his Mad Max Fury Road trailer, James delivers impactful performances every time.

James also does extensive narration work for business and corporate clients in the industrial, hospitality, agriculture, finance, health, logistics and insurance industries. Whether it's informative professional or friendly conversational, James has the natural skill to bring a narration to life.

Dedicated to 100% client satisfaction James has a perfect 5-Star record from client reviews submitted on Voices.com. He is a true professional who ensures the job gets done quickly and accurately, with a less than 24-hour turnaround time for most projects. Trusted by world class companies including Lionsgate Films, VISA, Gillette, Disney-Pixar, BMW, e-One Films and more James brings a distinctive, sincere and unforgettable voice to their projects.


English (North American), English


British, Canadian, Canadian (Maritimes), Canadian (Newfoundland), Canadian (West), England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), North American, Scottish (Edinburgh), Scottish (Glaswegian), Scottish (Standard Scottish English), US General American (GenAm), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota), US Western


Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

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


James offers 20+ years of voiceover experience, a professional service and a 24-hour turnaround time for most projects.
He works with clients and production houses all over the world including New York, Helsinki, Jakarta, Los Angeles, Kiev, Toronto, Tel Aviv, London, Sydney and more.
Clients have included VISA, Disney-Pixar, Budweiser, Choice Hotels, Lionsgate Films, BMW, Carlsberg, XBOX, Harley-Davidson, Smirnoff eOne Films, Lexus, Gillette, PokerStarz, Carlsberg, Dell, HMV, Budweiser, SAP-Hana, Lotus, Bank of Montreal, Toronto Blue Jays, Lowe's, The NFL, Stihl, Mini-Cooper, TP-Link, Schlumberger, Future Shop, Universal Music, Travelocity, Geist, Home Depot and hundreds more.



- Nearly 25-years experience in Canada's radio industry as a one of the country's top news anchors
- Graduate of Humber College Radio Broadcasting Program
- Brock University (marketing major)
- Attended the Marice Tobias "The Voice Whisperer" 2-day intensive voice-over workshop
- Voice on 2012 Crystal Award Winner - Gold - Radio Promotion Campaign (102.1 The Edge)


  • Microphone

    Sennheiser MKH416 and Sennheiser MK4

  • Computer & Software

    Custom Designed including Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 interface

  • Special Equipment

    ipDTL, ISDN capable

  • Delivery Methods

    Dropbox, ftp, WeTransfer, email, Google Drive, MP3, WAV, AIFF

  • Turnaround Time

    4-8 hours for small or RUSH projects, 24 hours for medium sized projects

Service Description

James offers 20+ years of voiceover experience, a professional service and a 24-hour turnaround time for most projects. Customers will be 100% satisfied with the final project and it will be delivered on time, every time. With the ability to produce broadcast sound quality the audio can be delivered in a variety of formats including MP3, WAV, AIFF, etc.
He can help edit scripts for clients for who have English as a second language ensuring the copy is grammatically correct.


James was efficient, understood our needs, and nailed the tone and style we were looking for. He was a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend him.

Greg Compton - Independent Video Producer

My production team and I listened to the new VO and it's exactly what we were looking for. You nailed it once again. Thank you for the speedy turn around.

Gustavo Lopez - Contraband LLC

We have shared this spot with a number of people – including our CEO – and everyone is raving about it. Just awesome – thank-you!

Shawn Burt - The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

James did an excellent job in his voice over work for Iasa. He was quick and efficient and spot on for what we needed for this educational and informative project. I will be using James again for sure.

Danielle Requa - Iasa Global

It's very hard to find someone who is such a pro who can deliver projects in only few hours. James does this very well which makes our work so easy and the clients very happy

Amir Atme - Voiise Audio Solutions

James is one of the most reliable talents we work with. The quality of his voicing is top notch and he’s quick to respond and deliver. James’ ease of doing business and professionalism is what keeps us coming back.

Michael Sabo - Sabo Studios

We have the client comments for the video and they loved it. I think it's perfect.

Ilpo Virtanen, Brink Helsinki

The sound quality is great and the narration is perfect.... I hope we can work together again on the next project

Richardo Matulessy, Bengkel Digital Production

James was great to work with. He gave great reads, took direction well and helped me out on a super fast turnaround that really saved my bacon. Highly recommended.

Andrew Kornhaber, Kornhaber-Brown

Voice Over Clients

VISA, Disney-Pixar, Budweiser, Choice Hotels, Lionsgate Films, BMW, Carlsberg, XBOX, Harley-Davidson, Smirnoff eOne Films, Lexus, Gillette, PokerStarz, Carlsberg, Dell, HMV, Budweiser, SAP-Hana, Lotus, Bank of Montreal, Toronto Blue Jays, Lowe's, The NFL, Stihl, Mini-Cooper, TP-Link, Schlumberger, Future Shop, Universal Music, Travelocity, Geist, Home Depot and hundreds more.

Payment Terms

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Next Steps

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Commercial - Automotive 463

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Network Television Promo 2295

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Movie Trailer 2210

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Business - Corporate Narration 2252

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Imaging - Radio 946

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e-Learning / Training 316

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Documentary Band Aid 2151

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Narration - Medical 238

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Characters 2554

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Audiobook - Fiction 1225

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Audiobook - non-Fiction 886

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Internet - Webinar 764

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Commercial - Tough and Gritty 558

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  • Business
    / 5 Abyssal for Job #290738 Business/descriptive video An absolute stunning voice. A real pleasure to work with and very fast turnaround. Hope to work with you more.
    Jun 10, 2018
  • Business
    / 5 Vanair Manufacturing for Job #208092 Vanair Underdeck Sales Video
    May 18, 2018
  • Business
    / 5 Uniplan Hong Kong for Job #282563 Hong Kong / Mercedes me Store Opening April 27 We worked on a launch video for a concept store opening in Hong Kong, this project was under a very tight timeline, James managed to deliver highly professional, impeccable work, would love to work with James again.
    Apr 29, 2018
  • Internet Video
    / 5 Piatt Productions LLC for Job #274673 Skull Bucket Responded quickly with more than we requested! An amazing talent with great customer service. Highly recommend!
    Mar 3, 2018
  • Internet Video
    / 5 Voices.com (Chris Diavolitsis) for Job #267882 Voices.com - Gritty and tough voice for safety product videos AMAZING TO WORK WITH!

    You made this project a breeze. Can't wait for the next one :)
    Jan 24, 2018
  • Internet Video
    / 5 REVERSE for Job #266113 Chateau Margaux 2 Wonderful depth to his voice and got the script spot on!
    Jan 23, 2018
  • Business
    / 5 Square 1 for Job #268112 Company Event Video Thanks for all the work James. You were an absolute pleasure to work with and a true professional. I hope our paths cross again!

    Thanks again,
    Jan 19, 2018
  • Videogames
    / 5 SHANGHAI LILITH NETWORK TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD for Job #255384 Lilith - Batman Attempt 2
    Dec 5, 2017
  • Documentaries
    / 5 Reckognition Productions for Job #250554 “Face the Madness: The life and legend of James Capers, Jr.” Tim was awesome. Great attitude and work.
    Sep 20, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 Cody Deer Imagery for Job #247114 Cargo Composites James was a pleasure to work with. On top of having an excellent voice, he took all of our notes and completed the job sooner than anyone on our team anticipated. We look forward to working with him again!
    Sep 16, 2017
  • Internet Video
    / 5 Polymath for Job #246611 Exciting Project for Financial Company! Great job, James! We appreciate your hard work!
    Sep 15, 2017
  • Internet Video
    / 5 Colin MacLeod for Job #250162 Tyndale House Publishers Promo James gave a great performance and was responsive to work with. He was able to match my requested pacing perfectly which made my job easier as an editor.
    Sep 15, 2017
  • Educational
    / 5 Voices.com (Emily Campbell) for Job #240623 Voices- Need Canadian Talent ASAP for Training Program James was a life-saver on this project! Almost 9000 words, turned around with broadcast quality audio in less than 24-hours and he was amazing to work with! Absolutely incredible job!!!
    Jul 14, 2017
  • Internet Video
    / 5 Voices.com (Jordan Freeman) for Job #236844 Voices - James, your voice requested! GREAT JOB!
    Jul 6, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 Silverline Productions for Job #235043 Safety Video Excellent job, James was prompt and gave us exactly what we were looking for.
    Jun 13, 2017
  • Internet Video
    / 5 Soda for Job #228512 Home - poetic video for local 4th of July The only thing better from his deep impressive voice was his ability to understand our brief quickly and to the point. Very recommended!
    May 10, 2017
  • Internet Video
    / 5 Styleclips Filmproduktion for Job #231306 60 years touring caravan Just perfect! Everything worked as expected, always again.
    Talk to you soon James.
    May 5, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 Brady Bussler for Job #229294 Brainerd International Raceway (BIR) Luxury Garages James did an excellent job and responded very quickly. I highly recommend.
    Apr 12, 2017
  • Radio
    / 5 Voices.com (Laura Beausaert) for Job #226392 Voices.com-Local Radio/Online Concert Professional VO great work
    Apr 3, 2017
  • Educational
    / 5 MYLKmedia for Job #219299 Iran nuclear deal protection
    Mar 20, 2017