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Mordecai Newman

Mordecai Newman

New York City, New York, US

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Mordecai Newman

Mordecai Newman

  New York City, New York, US

Highlights

My natural voice isa pleasant, high baritone, sort of fatherly. Can convey various emotions with my voice and can do accents and characters, both comic and dramatic. Comfort with complex language enables to narrate literature convincingly

Languages

English (North American), English (British)

Accent

British, French, German, Italian, North American, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), Yiddish

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

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

Experience

1) MFA in Directing from Yale Drama School. Training included acting in various plays including at the Yale Repertory Theatre.
2) Acted Off-off-Broadway, mostly at the 13th Street Theatre.
3) Re-tooled and became lawyer. Spent 24 years appearing before appellate judges, which involves a lot more acting than you might think.
4) Upon retirement from the law, I took coaching with Ellie Devers and Frank Piazza at the AudioPaint Studio in Manhattan. Upon completion, recorded two demos, one for commercials, the other for narration.

Credentials

Education

1)Yale Drama School (Directing) 1974
2) Voice-over coaching at AudioPaint Voicess (2014-15) and Such A Voice (2016-present)

Studio

  • Microphone

    Yeti ultimate USB

  • Computer & Software

    Yeti microphone and Audacity software

  • Delivery Methods

    email attachment

  • Turnaround Time

    24 hours

Service Description

Can do commercial announcing and character voices. Comfort with complex language enables me to read to narrate literature convinvcingly.

Voice Over Clients

2016
GIVEN SHELTER (Documentary: Dir. John Stearns Moody)
-- Historical voice of 19th century L.A. Parks Commissioner

2017
Animations:
1) ZARMAGEDDON (Frederator Flux Productions)
-- voice of inept Russian spy
2) WAITING FOR CHRISTMASLAND (Dir. Eric Stafford)
-- Boris Karloff-style narrator
3) CHARLIE MANX'S MIND (Dir. Eric Stafford)
-- Boris Karloff-style narrator
4) JMM SLAVERY DEBATED (Northern Light Productions)
-- Voice of Benjamin Franklin
-- Voice of Virginia slaveholder
Commercials:
1) RETTER & CO/SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY (P.S. Media, Inc.)
-- vocal track narration for video commercial
Other
1) 19 CRIMES WINE (Rough House Media)
-- British vocal track narration for promotion video as part of branding campaign called "Bring the Banished Home." Campaign won a silver 2017 Reggie Award from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) in the category of Shopper ma






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