13 Reviews

Martin Drayton

Park City, Utah, US

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Highlights

Martin Drayton is the Voice of Principle. A natural communicator with excellent organisational skills. A hard-working individual with a great work-ethic, who remains professional and efficient under pressure. Voice Description A warm, rich and distinctive British voice over, from BBC to Cockney. Calm and clear, ideal for TV, radio, corporate/industrial productions and more. His style is believable and varies from formal to cool, young and sexy as required! Martin is very aware of the necessary copy delivery and can read scripts that require sensitivity and gravitas. Martin can be hip and upbeat when the script demands and loves the challenge of bringing life to your words.

Languages

English (British), English, English (Caribbean), French (Parisian), English (Scottish)

Accent

British, Caribbean, Eastern European, French, French (Parisienne), Scottish

Voice Ages

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

Special Skills

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

Experience

Voice Experience

Recent clients include: Hitachi, Xcelus, Life Technologies, IBM, Oxfam, VAW (Pakistan), Thr've, House of Radon (Sweden), Park City Mountain Resort and Destination Sports. Martin has recently worked on a project destined to be the biggest media launch in history! Over 15 years in the Industry.


Martin worked on four series of the British Channel 4 Show “Board Stupid” as a Guest Presenter and the Resident Technical Expert. Alongside with Nic Fellows (the most experienced Commentator on Eurosport), Martin also commentated for two full seasons on the ISF Snowboard Tour for Channel 4 Television, often appearing in front of the camera. He has taught celebrities to snowboard on the Disney Channel UK, BBC Holiday Programme and the Weather Channel (USA), the latter to an audience of 14 million. An interview in 2007, while breaking a Guinness Skateboard World Record was shown on China’s Record Breakers Show, aired to an estimated 240 million viewers!

Presenter/Instructor on Exploding Snowboarding, UK’s top-selling Instructional Video also shown on all Winter ‘package-holiday’ flights to Europe for two seasons. When based in the UK, Martin was "The Voice (and face) of British Snowboarding".

Guest Lecturer, University of Utah 2009.

Training

Experienced voice talent in various media, trained by Nic Fellows. Martin's voice has been heard on several National & International TV & Radio stations, Documentaries, DVD’s, Lectures, Safety Briefings and Corporate Training material.

He is based near Salt Lake City in the US, so within easy reach of the major facilities there.

Additional Skills

A successful and experienced Photojournalist in his own right, Martin has written for The Daily Mail as well as all of the top British Ski, Snowboard and Skateboard magazines for over 20 years. This gives him the ability to write and tailor voice over scripts if needed.
Martin speaks conversational French which returns to being fluent with continued use, this allows him to provide excellent pronunciation of French place names etc. Martin can perform West Indian, as well most Regional British Accents. He can cover any age range from Young Male up to Senior, sophisticated Upper Class to Cockney.

A World-Class competitive Slalom Skateboarder, 2005 World Champion and 2007 Guiness World Record Holder, 2009 Bronze Medalist, World Skateboard Slalom Championships.

One of the top Snowboard Trainers on the planet, consistantly the most requested Instructor at Park City Mountain Resort and 3-time winner Instructor of the Year.
2011 USASA Masters National Boardercross Champion.

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Credentials

Education

Martin's major was in English Language and English Literature.
Voice Over Training with Nic Fellows, known in the UK as "The Voice of Eurosport".

Studio

Microphone

VO 1-A Harlan Hogan Microphone

Computer & Software

MacBook with OS X Yosemite, Adobe Audition.

Special Equipment

Adobe equipped home studio.

Delivery Methods

E-mail, by conventional mail and FTP.

Turnaround Time

4-24 hrs, sometimes even less.

Service Description

Copywriting, Addition of Sound Effects and music from an extensive library. He has the facility to edit and deliver finished voice tracks and the ability to write and tailor voice over scripts if needed.
Surepay, Paypal, Checks in my local currency.

Testimonials

“Martin has a great voice. He is very easy to work with and is a quick study. If you are looking for a quality voice with deep or rich tones and a very respectable and proper British accent then Martin is your man.” July 20, 2010

Matt Maughan, Creative Director, Xcelus

Xcelus.

“Martin is great to work with. A true professional who can easily understand a brief and deliver the right result straight away. On top of that he’s fast, friendly and courteous. What more could you ask for!”

Neil Coombes, Visual Media Manager, UKS&V

UKS&V.

Wow! Who knew there were people in the world with such work ethic!! From the time we initially spoke to the time he provided me with the final audio portion of our project, Martin proved dedicated, time conscious and professional throughout the process. Not only that but the quality of his production and way in which his voice lent life to the project was superb! I highly recommend Martin for any vocal work you have planned and will definitely be utilizing his skills again in the future.

Jarim Person-Lynn (BKFinance)

"I am very happy with the decision to involve Martin in our project. He delivered an excellent voice-over with two alternative versions in a very short time frame. It was a pleasure. Thanks again!"

Artem Lapitski, iPhone App Developments.

Capella Design Group

Voice Over Clients

Recent clients include:
-Hitachi
-Call of Duty (Modern Warfare 3)
-Hewlett-Packard
-Toyota
-Hill-Rom University
-CFA Institute
-FormPipe Software
-illustrate It TV
-Wild Card Movies
-FX Stat Services
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-Daylight Design
-Xcelus
-UKS&V
-Life Technologies
-IBM
-Oxfam
-VAW (Pakistan)
-Thr've Media
-StickyStreet (Washington DC)
-House of Radon (Stockholm)
-Go! Games (Russia)
-Brass Knuckle Finance
-Capella Design Group
-Park City Mountain Resort
-Destination Sports.
Over 15 years in the Industry.

Payment Terms

Payment to Martin Drayton is made through Voices.com SurePay®, our escrow service that guarantees your project is completed to your satisfaction. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com and when your work is done, simply download the final files, and release funds to Martin Drayton.

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Movie Trailers

hed hi Media for Job #43882 True Power

Nov 22, 2011

Business

Daylight for Job #43262 KnowNo: Jeff

Oct 7, 2011

Movie Trailers

John Russell for Job #40601 The Guardian Duke - Book Trailer

The demo I got from Martin was spot on perfect for the project. It doesn't get any easier than this. Great voice, very professional and easy to work with. Thank you Martin. I hope we work together again in the future. Cheers!

Aug 26, 2011

Internet Video

Sarmad Daneshmand for Job #39160 FxStat Services

Martin has done a great Job for us and he completed the task even before the actual deadline.
He is very professional and easy to work with.
We do recommend him and will use his talent in the future.

Jul 21, 2011

Videogames

Wild Card Movies for Job #38763 Major Shooter Video Game-Audio Storyboard 2-3min

Great guy. Super fast. Great sport.

Jul 12, 2011

Audiobooks

Jarim Person-Lynn for Job #37102 Personal Finance Book -BKF

Wow! Who knew there were people in the world with such work ethic!! From the time we initially spoke to the time he provided me with the final audio portion of our project, Martin proved dedicated, time conscious and professional throughout the process. Not only that but the quality of his production and way in which his voice lent life to the project was superb! I highly recommend Martin for any vocal work you have planned and will definitely be utilizing his skills again in the future.

-Jarim Person-Lynn (BKFinance)

Jun 21, 2011

Internet Video

Jose Gonzalez for Job #36865 Male British accent voiceover

Excellent work Martin,you have a great voice, it was a real pleasure to work with you and the sound of your voice was excelent, what microphone , preamp and recording system are you using?

Jun 14, 2011

Internet Video

Illustrate It Video for Job #35534 21 Apps

Martin was amazing to work with, very professional and quick turn around. We would not hesitate to use Martin again.

~Wayne Ferris
Co-Founder @ Illustrate iT Inc

May 6, 2011

Videogames

Andrey Goncharov for Job #35282 Storyteller's voiceover for casual game

Nice storyteller's voice and quickly job response. Thank you!

Apr 29, 2011

Educational

CFA Institute for Job #35088 Male businessman - short elearning script

Great Experience. Thanks!

Apr 26, 2011

Business

FormPipe Software Middle East for Job #30009 VoiceOver for Corporate Video

I really liked the way Martin finished the job at one go only.
Thanks much Martin.
Arnab

Feb 3, 2011

Internet Video

House of Radon for Job #29286 British man around 30 for laid back VO

Great audio wuality, easy to work with, easy to direct. All is good!

Jan 26, 2011

Television

thr-ve for Job #28665 One Solitary Life - Revised

Martin's voice is a perfect fit for international audiences. His tone is sincere and down to earth, one that is easy to listen to. He was very easy to work with, took direction well, and was fast in responding. I highly recommend Martin!

Dec 6, 2010