Michael Klann

Howell, US

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Ford: Ex Award Winner, Future of Mobility VR (Voiceover - Natural Voice)
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Business 17

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Generation X - The Adaptable Generation (Voiceover - Natural Voice)
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Documentaries 15

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Just for Fun Tribute to Jim Varney: Corporal Davy Worrell & Company
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Internet Video 13

Michael Klann

Vocal Skills

Languages

English (North American), English, German

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Accents

Arabic, Australian, Austrian, British, Canadian, Caribbean (Puerto Rican), Celtic, Central American (Costa Rican), Chinese, Dutch, Eastern European, England - East Midlands (Leicester), England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - North East (Tyneside, Geordie), England - North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), England - South East (Oxford, Sussex), England - South West (Cornwall, Devon, West Country), England - West Midlands (Shropshire, Birmingham, Brummie), England - Yorkshire & Humber, French, German, Irish, Irish Northern (Ulster, Belfast), Irish Southern (Munster, Cork), Scottish, Scottish (Edinburgh), Scottish (Glaswegian), Scottish (Highland, Inverness)

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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, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Videogames

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Studio

Turnaround Time

Varies greatly by job / volume. Typically less that 48 hours.

Microphone

Audio-Technica 4047 MP, Various Shure SM-58 & 57's

Computer & Software

PC, Cubase, Adobe Audition, Audacity

Special Equipment

Bose Digital Pitch-Shift / Delay (old but sometimes handy)

About

Overview

A steady, confident yet warm voice with versatility to wear a lot of hats.

Coming from a large, creative family, Michael learned to do voices quite organically from his mother and uncles. An announcer right from the start, as a young child, he'd make his sister sit in her room with a small AM radio while he'd broadcast from his room using his \"Mr. Microphone\". As a fan of Jonathan Winters, Robin Williams and later, Saturday Night Live, character acting and doing voices became part of Michael's every day speech. He was very involved in theater and is a member of the International Thespian Society.

While attending Specs Howard School of Broadcast Arts, Michael scored an internship on The Breakfast Club morning show at WNIC in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. Upon graduating 2nd in his class, he was immediately hired as the show's producer, adding color commentary and doing character voices for comedy bits. In addition to the morning show, he was soon given the responsibility of Assistant Production Director before leaving for an on-air position at a competing station. Since then, Michael's career has taken him to 8 countries on 4 continents and all across the United States, always adding to the collection of characters lurking within.

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Service Description

Having been around the entertainment and agency world for almost 30 years, I can quickly ascertain the nuances needed in most reads pretty quickly. At the same time, I respond well to (and greatly appreciate) good direction in order to get the final read that's required. No direction experience? No problem. I'm very used to giving a variety of reads (sometimes ones you may not have thought of) so that you end up with everything you need create a great product. My theater experience makes me very adept at getting through long strings of copy in one take. I find this the best approach for very intense or emotional reads where fluency is as much a part of it as the voice itself.

I'm a professional and you'll get professional work.

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Experience

WMTG Radio (Mowtown / Oldies) - On-air talent
WNIC Radio, Commercial Production - Cold reads, character voices, narations, tags
WNIC Radio, The Breakfast Club (Adult Contemporary morning show) - Producer, On-air Talent, Character voices
WTWR Radio, On-air talent, commercial production
Freelance Voice-over artist

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Client List

Ford Motor Company, Ford Fiesta Movement, Best Buy, Highland Appliance, ABC Warehouse, Mc Donald's. Imagination, Amber Oaks Apartment Homes, Pizza Hut, Charles Kent Reaver Jewelers

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Education

International Thespian Society
Specs Howard School for Broadcast Arts

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