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Ian Russell

greenville/spartanburg, South Carolina, US
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Ian Russell

  greenville/spartanburg, South Carolina, US

Highlights

I am an internationally recognized and award winning voice actor.

I have created audio for companies all over the world. I've been involved with award winning projects and I've trained with some of the very best.

I've lived and worked in 9 different countries and done business in many more. Professionally I pride myself on providing exceptional customer service and dedication to the work I provide.

As a native British talent I have had the privilege of recording National and Regional TV, Radio and Cinema Ads in the UK, US, Asian and European markets

It may be of interest to glance down at the list of some of the companies I have been hired to represent which include:
CocaCola
Tata Motors
Mastercard
Samsung
Visa
Nestle
Heineken
Capitol Tires
MINI
Icon1000
Allianz
IEEE
Pedigree
Phillips
The United Nations
....and many more

I also had the honour of voicing the following projects

The 2015 San Diego Film Festival 4K Mobile Challenge winner (Ice Cream Entertainment)
A film selected to show at the New York Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (Red-Shanked douc: Primates on the Edge - Tim Plowden, Producer)

I have also found myself increasingly involved in the world of VideoGames. Here are some of the game credits I have secured to date
Payday 2 - Vernon Locke (Strabreeze Studios)
Endless Space – Cravers Prologue (Amplitude Studios)
Floyds Sticker Jam – Irish Accented Trailer
Beholder - Prologue
Grimm Forest – Prologue
Kings and Heros - Prologue
Chimera - Mortal Medicine - Two Characters
Pitch Black Dungeon - Trailer
Bards Tale IV – Two Scottish Accented Characters

If its audiobooks you are interested in I have completed multiple book projects ranging in length from short stories of a few hundred words to full length novels of over 100,000 words. I have covered both fiction and non-fiction genres including spy thrillers and business advice works.

Some of my work can be seen here - (Website hidden)


I am available full time which enables a quick and efficient turnaround.

If you take a listen to my demos and you like my voice please do add me to your favourites list.

Many thanks
Ian Russell (The British Voice) ....and many others.



Languages

English (North American), English (British), English, English (Irish), English (Scottish), English (Australian), English (South African), Other, Welsh

Accent

British, Celtic, England - East (East Anglia, Cambridge, Hertfordshire), 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, Irish, North American, Scottish, Scottish (Aberdeen, Dundee), Scottish (Edinburgh), Scottish (Glaswegian), Scottish (Highland, Inverness), Scottish (Lowland, Broad Scots), Scottish (Standard Scottish English), South African, Trans-Atlantic, US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), Welsh

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames

Experience

I have lent my voice to many projects including The Fisher House Foundation and to international companies such as CocaCola, Mastercard, Heineken, Capitol Tires, IEEE, Pedigree and Phillips. My voice can be heard all over the world including in Australia, New Zealand, India, Pakistan, Russia, The UK, Spain, Canada, Argentina, Brazil and, of course, in the USA

Credentials

Education

Trained with JP Orr of The Showreel London and with Yvonne Morley (former Head of Voice at LAMDA) London.
In the US I have trained with Lisa Biggs, Cliff Zellman, Jeffrey Umberger and Stanley Fisher Amongst others. I continue to meet with both Stanley and Lisa on a regular basis to discuss voice technique, business and marketing strategies.

I have representation with the Umberger Agency in Atlanta, Voice of Steel and Smart Voices. I continue to retain representation in the UK, Amsterdam, and Paris.
I ran a not for profit theatre company and appeared on stage in Liverpool and at the Edinburgh International Festival

Studio

  • Microphone

    Neumann TLM 103, RODE NT-USB

  • Computer & Software

    PC and MAC

  • Special Equipment

    Audient id14, sound treated performance area

  • Delivery Methods

    Most formats supported

  • Turnaround Time

    Normally same day

Service Description

I am a reliable and dependable VO with a personal business background which focused on meeting and exceeding client expectations. I endeavor to do the same now in the VO world.
I work full time from my personal studio which means I am available for immediate hire and turnaround times are fast. For projects up to 5 minutes in length you can expect audio back from me within 24 hours of script receipt and often much sooner than that.

Testimonials

“We are extremely happy with Ian's work. His performance adds a level polish to our PC strategy game, Exodus Wars: Fractured Empire, that was previously unimagined. From everyone at Membraine, a most sincere Thank You, Ian—you are amazing!” … Membraine Studios

Membraine Studios

He's done a great job, given us some good advice to make the project a bit easier and faster

Call Com

Brilliant work! Very friendly and talented voiceover artist who delivered the project in a very quick time. Very satisfied, great work indeed! Highly recommended.

Paper Machines Films

Ian is an outstanding artist! He took his time to craft the perfect reading of my script exactly as I imagined it to be read. Pure genius. If you need an awesome British voice for your project, you would be hard pressed to find a better choice”… Rick Wells

Rick TV

Ian did a fantastic job for me on a very fast turn around and produced exactly what I needed. Nothing to fault, everything to praise.

David Penney (Author - The Red Hill)

Excellent voice actor, and great person to work with. Will definitely hire again if the need arises!
Excellent working with Ian, highly recommended.

John Smith (Starbreeze Studios - for Payday 2)

Ian was a true pro. Not just a good voiceover, a true voice actor! He nailed the nuance of our script and character and really went above and beyond to help us fulfill the vision!

A Garcia (Second Mile Films)

Voice Over Clients

CocaCola, Volvo, Visa, Mastercard, Allianz, Stanley Tools, Heiniken, Bosco, The Fisher House Foundation, IEEE, Pedigree, Phillips, Capitol Tires, Membraine Studios, Paper Machines Films, Starbreeze Studios (PayDay2 Videogame), Amplitude Studios (Endless Space Videogame), Club Med, UPS

The list goes on

Payment Terms

Hire Ian as a voice actor. Payment is made through Voices.com SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com then download your files from the website.

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Next Steps

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  • Videogames
    / 5 Voices.com (Sam Park) for Job #250437 VOICES - ObraDinn Videogame VO - Patrick O'Hagan Great job!
    Oct 13, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 Voices.com (Sam Park) for Job #250460 VOICES - ObraDinn Videogame VO - John Naples Great job!
    Oct 13, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 Cinematefilms for Job #254501 Films for the enamoured and adventurous Ian is super easy to work with and takes direction incredibly well. It was very useful being on skype during the takes but it was Ian's openness and experience which shone through :)
    Oct 11, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 Night At The Ranch Games for Job #253046 Puzzle Strategy Game Ian always does a terrific job. I love the small nuances he brings to the characters, and he wrings so much out of just a few words. Outstanding work!
    Oct 9, 2017
  • Cartoons
    / 5 VIVARRA for Job #247347 Voice Actor - Oliver
    Sep 29, 2017
  • Movie Trailers
    / 5 RLcreative for Job #252128 Zombie Apocalypse Amazing Work!
    Sep 26, 2017
  • Educational
    / 5 East Central High School Band for Job #251475 Marching Band Halftime Show Voice-Overs Fantastic work, done extremely quickly! Thank you!
    Sep 21, 2017
  • Internet
    / 5 Voices.com (Emily Campbell) for Job #245506 Voices- HUMAN RESOURCES INDUSTRY | HR DATA Fantastic voice talent!
    Aug 28, 2017
  • Documentaries
    / 5 Paul O'Brien for Job #231535 Kuebunyane Flying Pastors (Basotho Male 1) Timely, communicative, took notes and direction as provided. All around professional work with no surprises. Thank you!
    Jul 19, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 Voices.com (McCallum) for Job #239848 Voices.com - Conversational voice needed for training video AWEOMSE :)
    Jul 12, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 SAIC for Job #231843 EPSS Trailer Opereration Training Great Voice. Easy to work with. Quick turnaround. Thanks Ian.
    Jul 7, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 Voices.com (Agnes Kes) for Job #238635 Voices: Male VO Full of wisdom, knowledge for internal video
    Jul 6, 2017
  • Internet
    / 5 Voices.com (Trevon Buccione) for Job #235718 Voices - Internet - VR *NPC: Medic* Thanks!
    Jun 22, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 Voices.com (Lisa Kellner) for Job #235187 VOICES - VIDEOGAME - ADVENTURE AND LOVE STORY - NEUTRAL ACCENT REPOST MALE Thank you for being so prompt, accommodating, and a pleasure to work with. I look forward to more projects together in the future!
    Jun 21, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 Elephant Games for Job #202353 Chimeras 4 (Benedictus_Merchant_2-4) High quality, fast delivery.
    Jun 6, 2017
  • Internet
    / 5 Shoot the Rabbit for Job #231277 Bakery Corporate Movie - Transatlantic/ British accent Professional voice-over, nice to work with, quick service and delivery!
    May 11, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 Appflash Video for Job #230089 English Voiceover for American News Startup (long term work available) Top professional A*
    May 1, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 Studiotime & Thevoiceexperts for Job #226112 Craver voices in game
    Apr 25, 2017
  • Educational
    / 5 CreativeConnection for Job #228402 Homeless Charity Animation VO Part 1 Was great working with Ian, we had a quick chat ahead of the recording, and he was happy to re-record a few pick up lines, with no hassle. As well as delivering everything incredibly quickly! Hope we get the opportunity to work together again.

    Many thanks!!
    Apr 18, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 Voices.com (Sean Mancuso) for Job #223202 Voices: Male Character VO's Required You did a great job!
    Apr 13, 2017