greenville/spartanburg, South Carolina, US
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Nominated Best UK Male Voice 2019 and Best UK Male Voice (Gaming) 2019 .
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 many 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:
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.
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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.
Ian Russell (The British Voice) ....and many others.
English (North American), English (British), English (Irish), English (Scottish), English (South African), English (Australian), English, Other, Welsh
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
Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
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
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
Neumann TLM 103, RODE NT-USB
Computer & Software
PC and MAC
Audient id14, sound treated performance area
Most formats supported
Normally same day
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.
“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 StudiosMembraine Studios
He's done a great job, given us some good advice to make the project a bit easier and fasterCall 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 WellsRick 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!John Smith (Starbreeze Studios - for Payday 2)
Excellent working with Ian, highly recommended.
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
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