I describe my voice to be neutral British, very versatile, flexible and expansive in nature. For example; Warm, deep and authoritative for narrations, lively, upbeat, excited, energetic, motivating, soft and compassionate for commercials, knowledgeable and professional for presentations and infomercials as well as fun, loud, aggressive, authoritative, harsh, comical and versatile for cartoons and game characters. I have studied method acting and I class myself as a character specialist.
English, English (North American), English (British), Other, English (Australian)
Australian, British, North American
Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
My credits include:
Recording Studio session jingles & commercials for radio and TV ( spoken word and singing), Spokesperson and live announcer, In-house voice-over artist for the amusement and on-line casino game industries, Voice over artist for PC & console games specialising in both narration and character voice work.
I began my audio and voice career in 1988 by studying Sound Engineering at the Australian Audio College of technology. After the completion of my studies I was able to work live and in the studio environment. My first encounter with a professional producer was in 1990 where I was assistant engineer in an Australian recording studio. The producers name was Tom Lubens, who had recorded and produced artists including, Dr Hook and Jim Hendrix and my luck was about to change as I was offered to further my audio study at the ABC TV college with Tom as the lecturer on audio effects, sound envelopes and acoustics. Time past and I adventured into a career of recording music and sound. During this period I was asked to use my own voice on recordings. In 1999 I furthered my voice abilities by studying under Elly B at her voice coaching studio. Elly B has trained in the Bel Canto Technique, ANZCA (Australian & New Zealand Cultural Arts), and method acting. Through her experience she was able coach me to use the voice effectively, safely and to bring out the natural abilities of my voice. With her professionalism and assistance I now have the voice I have today.
SE Electronics Microphones SE 2200a for voiceovers
Computer & Software
Windows based PC - Pro Tools M Power 7.1 - Source Connect Pro, Reason 3, Sony Sound forge 9.
Behringer MX9000 Mixing Console, M Audio Delta 1010 to PC 24 bit to 96 khz Digital Recording System, Alesis 3630 Comp/Limiters, Mackie HR624mk2 Studio Monitors, SE Electronics Microphones SE 2200a, M Audio Ozone
ftp, email, Source Connect or via voices.com website
The following are some of my Accents & Characterisation categories:
Well spoken English, Traditional G'day Australian, Asian English, German English, American, English spoken regional dialects, Italian English characterisation. I also play characters like old mystic, devil like, game show host, story teller, cockney car dealer, Cornish farmer, Indian restaurant owner, air pilot amongst many others and I design my voice to suit animal characters and cartoon characters.
I also have my own recording studio called Proworks-Audio and therefore can assist my clients in post & pre production of recording the voice as well as sound effects and music.
Having worked in the corporate audio visual industry and musical audio industry for 21 years, I am now proficient as well as experienced as an industry professional with audio and voice-over recording, imaging, formatting, sampling, looping, editing, layering and mastering. As I am a voice-over artist and a producer I am able to show versatility, understanding and continuity to my projects.
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