Vanessa Wells

Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ • 4:16 PM Local Time

5.0 • 12 Reviews

Demos

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Radio Ads Demo Reel
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Radio 461

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Corporate and E-Learning Demo
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Educational 102

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IVR / Phone Systems
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Telephone 180

Vanessa Wells

Vocal Skills

Languages

English (New Zealand), English

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Accents

Australian, British, New Zealand, North American, US General American (GenAm)

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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Young Adult (18-35)

Categories

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

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Studio

Turnaround Time

Within 24 hours usually

Microphone

Rode NT1A

Computer & Software

MacBook Pro, with Adobe Audition software

Special Equipment

Centrance MicPort Pro.

About

Overview

Vanessa is a flexible, professional performer, who delivers. Her voice is deep, resonant and engaging. She has an intelligent quality that works very well for e-learning products, with a clear, straightforward phrasing style.

Vanessa's commercial work includes upbeat, energetic and excited reads, but she can also provide a laidback, sensual sound.

Vanessa currently lives in New Zealand, however has also lived and worked for years in both London and Melbourne. She is a member of Equity (MEAA).

If you would like further information - search online for Vanessa Wells Voice.

References from clients include -
"Vanessa Wells is an experienced and reliable voice artist, speaking with integrity and understanding. She impresses our clients with her clear and genuine tone." - Michael Bell, Orange Studio

"We have worked with Vanessa on a number of projects and highly recommend her. Her attention to detail, versatility and professionalism mean she is our first choice for voice talent." - Neil Briggs, Virtual Image

"Vanessa has a smooth professional voice which lends itself to corporate voice work. She is also a great character voice actor. She is professional and always very pleasant to deal with." - Toby Ricketts - Production Manager, Tandem Studios

"Vanessa has a fantastic ‘neutral’ voice that transcends age, sex and genre. She is an extremely capable cold reader and can grasp technical information quickly which has been of huge benefit to us when we have been working on a tight and demanding schedule. We would highly recommend Vanessa and will definitely use her for future projects." - Anya Anderson, RedSeed.

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Service Description

Vanessa also has an excellent working arrangement with a top advertising industry copywriter if required.

Vanessa has her own studio, however can also work at any one of the major studios locally.

Services include:
* Online advertising
* Corporate profile voice
* E-learning for a wide variety of industries
* Narration
* Voicemail
* Television campaigns
* Radio commercials

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Experience

Vanessa is a professional performer with a decade of experience:
* Professional improviser with The Court Jesters at The Court Theatre, Christchurch, NZ
* Professional actor (stage, film and television)
* Television presenter/host (both national and regional television)
* Corporate presenter (online and dvd distribution)

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Client List

Clients include-
* Avis and Budget Rent-A-Car
* Sony
* The Radio Network
* Whitebait TV
* CTV
* BNZ (Bank of New Zealand)
* Redseed
* Kitchen Studio (national TVC campaign)
* Smart Tours (tourism audio)
* Pfizer
* Merck Sharp and Dohme
* The Royal NZ Show
* Mico Bathrooms
* (Website hidden)
* The Palms Shopping Centre
* New World Supermarkets
* Wools of NZ
* Baby First
* Online real estate advertising
* Online corporate profile voice
* Radio commercials ranging from community events to cosmetic surgery advertisements, shopping mall competitions to bathroom manufacturers (as house voice for The Radio Network)
* Online learning for the telecommunications industry (call centre training)
* Narrator for educational childrens cartoon
and many others ...

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Education

Bachelor of Arts in History from Canterbury University, NZ.

Acting training has been wide over the last 15 years and includes working with tutors and companies such as those listed below:

2009 Voice for the Actor, Kirstie OʼSullivan, Christchurch, NZ
2008 Voice Technique Workshop, Linda Cartwright, Auckland, NZ
2008 US Accent Workshop Chris Stewart, Auckland, NZ
2008 Improvisation Patti Stiles (Impro Melbourne)
2006 Improvisation Keith Johnstone(Loose Moose Theater)
1999 Short Course: Voice and Speeches RADA, London, UK
1999 Short Course: Dialects, Accents RADA, London, UK
1998 Acting and Voice workshops, The Academy Drama School, London, UK

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Reviews 5.0

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Stun

Mar 24, 2019

A great read from Vanessa. End client was delighted.

Internet Video Job #329136 • Insurance Explainer video

We're Men Film

Sep 12, 2018

Business Job #301270 • Allbirds China Sizzle Video

Voices.com (Laura Beausaert)

Nov 1, 2017

Excellent work!!!

Business Job #257026 • Voices.com Private Invite for New Zealand VO

Testimonials

Vanessa has a fantastic ‘neutral’ voice that transcends age, sex and genre. She is an extremely capable cold reader and can grasp technical information quickly which has been of huge benefit to us when we have been working on a tight and demanding schedule. We would highly recommend Vanessa and will definitely use her for future projects.
- Anya Anderson.

RedSeed

We have worked with Vanessa on a number of projects and highly recommend her. Her attention to detail, versatility and professionalism mean she is our first choice for voice talent.
- Neil Briggs

Virtual Image

Vanessa Wells is an experienced and reliable voice artist, speaking with integrity and understanding. She impresses our clients with her clear and genuine tone.
- Michael Bell

Orange Studio
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Payment Terms

Payment to Vanessa Wells is made through Voices.com SurePay®, our service that guarantees your project is completed to your satisfaction. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com and when your work is done, simply download the final files, and release funds to Vanessa Wells.

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Next Steps

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