Hershey, Pennsylvania, US
Veteran English American Male Voice Actor Scott "Scooter" Fortney brings you warmth, versatility, dignity, creativity, humor and more! From a commanding narration to versatile voice acting. Creative, conversational, authoritative, sincere, real, masculine, animated, comical, satirical all describe Scooter. With the ability to be the guy-next-door, dad, grandpa, old man, drill sergeant, reporter, announcer, scary monsters, mad scientists... from ghastly to goofy... serious to silly... calm to creepy... frequently the "voice of Santa Claus," Scooter can handle almost any voice-over. Give Scooter a character, and he'll develop a voice around the character and content. Paint the picture, and he'll paint the voice!
English, English (North American)
British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), North American, US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)
Child (5-12), Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Veteran voice-over talent in radio,TV & web commercials, corporate videos & events, documentaries, videogames, audiobooks, animations, theme park shows, website, mobile app & explainers, announcing and more.
Served as Creative Director for several radio stations, writing, producing, directing and voicing many commercials and station imaging. Through the years, I used my character voice skills to do multiple voice ads. That's the sort of versatility I always offer my clients.
What sort of characters?
John Ratzenberger AKA Cliff Clavin on "Cheers" AKA Ham in "Toy Story," etc, complete with that lovable Boston accent
Elroy Jetson from "The Jetsons"
Magneto from "The X-Men"
Santa Claus (one of my most requested!)
Hal 9000 (from "2001: A Space Odyssey")
Paul Lynde (actor & voice of many classic cartoons)
Additionally, I have created dozens of character voices for many projects. Voices for big, little (and everything in between) characters. Silly animals, scary and evil men, children, old men - even women a time or two! I can be that raspy drill sergeant or coach, the bumbling, silly old man, the effeminate hairdresser, the evil mad scientist (complete with scary laughs), the cute little pig or groundhog, a cowardly lion or a bold and brave tiger!
When I'm not bringing out all of the characters, I am narrating videos, PowerPoints, slide shows and e-learning projects.
And my skills go beyond voice-over. If you need full audio production, I have over 30-years of production experience - producing radio commercials and station imaging.
If you're a voice-talent in need of demos, I offer affordable packages that include scripts, direction via Skype or in person, and complete production of the demos.
But wait! There's more! Order before midnight, and you'll get a complete set of Ginsu knives.
I also write. As Creative Director and for myself, I have written hundreds of commercials and podcasts.
Am I a 1-man band?
Absolutely not! Throughout my years in the business, I have developed relationships with many voice talents. When a project requires multiple voices, I have quite a stable of both male and female talents.
Finally, my desires. My main interests in voice-over (but not limited to) are videogames, documentary narration, and radio & TV commercials.
Let me put my skills to work for your next project, and I promise you this: you will be completely satisfied. My reputation depends on it.
Theater work as a teenager. Voice coaches starting at 17-years old.
HACC (Harrisburg Area Community College) Major: Mass Communications
Entered radio as a voice-over talent at age 16. Full-time on-air personality at age 17.
Throughout radio career continued working with voice coaches and directors in independent studios.
Now privately mentoring, coaching and directing young voice-over talents, including full demo production services.
Harlan Hogan VO:1A, Electro-Voice RE-20, AT 2020
Computer & Software
Acer Aspire 5600U x64-based PC, Intel Core, Dual Monitors, Touchscreen, MICROSOFT Windows 10, Adobe Audition
Professional Digital Audio Studio, Mackie 402-VLZ3, Scarlett Focusrite Interface
Dropbox; Hightail; E-Mail; or your preferred method of delivery
I work according to your timeline, not mine.
For over three decades, providing voice-overs/acting and character voices for Video Games, Audio Books, Radio, TV, Corporate, Websites, Podcasts, Message-on-Hold, the voice of Santa Claus for animations, apps, websites phone services and more... as well as digital audio production, copywriting and demo production.
As a voice actor/voice over talent, Scooter’s voice can be heard around the world in projects for Procter & Gamble, Microsoft Sharepoint, eBay, Target, Domino's, Beltronics, Con Edison, Sony Music, Wells Fargo, Segway, Enbrel, Silk, Clorox, Intel, Purina, eBay, Neulasta, 9five Eyewear, Johns Hopkins University, Simply Safe, Klipsch Speakers, The Daren Streblow Comedy Show... as well as the voice of Magneto in the X-MEN Stage Shows... characters for “PayDay 2” on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC…dozens of voices in 8D World's educational videogame "Wiz World"... S2 Games’ "Heroes of Newerth"... the House of Fun games, Konami, NevoSoft, Elephant Games, Oberon Media and 3D Joe... over 20 audiobooks for (Website hidden) and ACX... and as Santa Claus in many "Call Santa" services, iPhone apps and websites.... and much more!
It's always a pleasure working with Scooter. Professional quality, prompt service, and best of all...a great voice!Ross Bollinger
Can't wait to have another opportunity to work with him!
Jackie Brown, Project Manager - Switch Marketing & Communications
Scott is simply the best!!Speaking-Volumes
Fantastic, just fantastic... well worth every dime... true all around professional with his own studio, and I am very, very pleased...Producer/Director Barry J. Gillis
Scott goes the extra mile and turns work around quickly. When I first discovered him on Voices.com, I had 60 some odd people audition for me. His audition stood out immediately. Scott was the only person who took the extra time to listen to my needs. His audition impressed me right away and he got the job! He's got a voice that fits the 1960's and 1970's era perfectly (very Gary Owens) , so I like to go to him when I need a retro feel to my commercial production.Cox Media
Stacy Lincoln, Producer/Director
Scott did an outstanding job for us. He finished well before the requested time and provided changes very quickly. His responses to my communication were quick and thorough. I highly recommend Scott. He is a talented professional with a great voice.Church of the Nazarene Foundation
He completely nailed it, pulsing the script far beyond what I expected and getting everything done in an insane turn around time. I hope I get a chance to work with him again.Jeremy Shuback
Scott did a fantastic job! He offered exactly what we were looking for, took direction very well, and most importantly, turned around the project in our very fast timeline. Great work!Help Studios
Scott Fortney got the perfect superhero voice. I suspect he is one.Frostburn Studios
Once again, Scott delivered a great voice over and was a pleasure to work with. Very appreciative of his professionalism, rapid response and great work! Thanks, Scott!Trivinity Multimedia
As always, Scooter goes above and beyond expectations. He's a real pleasure to work with and has my highest recommendation!Ross Bollinger, The Ross Bollinger Company
Very professional and the job was done in one take. Couldn't ask for more. Scott is a true master and gave us everything we needed and more. Great job!!Tony Meister (Chameleon Communications)
Scott knocked it out the park with great reads and insanely fast delivery of files.Bourns Productions Inc.
Voice Over Clients
HP, Domino's, Bacardi, Sony Music, Liberty University, Beltronics, Microsoft SharePoint, Procter & Gamble, Wells Fargo, Con Edison, Sears, Minolta, Nielsen, Fisher Price, Marriott, McDonald's, Carlisle SynTec, Caesar's Atlantic City, World Hosting Days, Perkins, Segway, Cox Media, Silk, Clorox, Purina, eBay, Intel, 9five Eyewear, Klipsch Speakers, Johns Hopkins University, Simply Safe, PlaniGroupo... as well as the voice of Magneto in the X-MEN Stage Shows... characters for “PayDay 2” on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC…dozens of voices in 8D World's educational video game "Wiz World"... S2 Games’ "Heroes of Newerth"... the House of Fun games, Konami, BigFish, NevoSoft and Oberon Media... over 30 audiobooks for (Website hidden) and ACX... and as Santa Claus in many "Call Santa" services, iPhone apps, E-Greeting Cards and websites.
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