59 Reviews

Willem van den Top

Ede, Gelderland, NL

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Highlights

Dutch native male voice. High quality & fast delivery for the best price. According to my clients: 'clear, pleasant and reliable voice sound'. 'Natural and reassuring'. 'Bright, powerful and impressive'. Commercials: from warm and deep till strong hard sell. Corporate videos: convincing, friendly and clear. Instructional and educational: bright, easy and explicative. Studio with Source Connect.

Languages

Dutch, English

Accent

British, Dutch, North American, Trans-Atlantic, US Mid-Atlantic

Voice Ages

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

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Radio, Telephone, Television

Experience

Main line of international work is corporate, instructional/educational and presentations. Brands that used my voice include: Burger King, Bruynzeel, Consumentenbond, Canon, Continental Airlines, DHL, Dutch Government, Google, Kenteq, LyondellBasell, TomTom.

The shortest script I ever recorded contained only 1 word (and it was also one of the toughest of them all). The longest script I recorded contained over 50,000 words.

Credentials

Education

Started as a singer, guitarist and keyboard player.
Studied musical composition at the Conservatory of Utrecht (High School of the Arts).
Worked as a recording engineer and voice director in a post production studio for 8 years.

Decided to concentrate on voice work from the third time a voice talent who was behind the microphone said to me: "Man, you should be in my chair".

Composing music is still something I do in my free time. Beyond doubt the best way to keep the ears in shape. And believe me: for a voice talent good ears are even more important than a good voice.

Studio

Microphone

Sennheiser MKH-416 / AKG C-414 XL II / Røde K2

Computer & Software

ProTools software on Apple MacPro with RME Fireface UFX

Special Equipment

ProTools - Source Connect - Logic - Waves - iZotope - BarbaBatch - SpeakerPhone

Delivery Methods

File through mail, ftp or cd overnight.

Turnaround Time

Within 24 hours

Service Description

Great experience in 'sync reading', meaning that the original (English, German or French) voice is on my headphones and I read and speak the Dutch translation along.
What I consider to be one of my best qualities is the ability to speak fast without sounding rushed. Quite convenient since a Dutch translation is usually longer than the original script.
I always succeed in 'making it fit'. Either by speaking faster, adapting the script or by digital manipulation afterwards.

In my studio I do a lot of voice recordings with other voice talents. Keeping my technical and directional skills up to date.

Payment Terms

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Business

Voices.com (Sara Hunt) for Job #344891 Internal Video - Monster - Dutch

Great work Willem!

Oct 1, 2019

Educational

MED-EL Elektromed. Geraete GmbH for Job #345759 27335NL-Individualized CI Animation - Dutch

thanks for the great voice over.

Jul 26, 2019

Internet Video

Deeper, UAB for Job #340983 Instructional video about a new product

Perfect!

Jun 17, 2019

Internet Video

Toro for Job #330552 International Start to Finish VO for Marketing Video

Apr 23, 2019

Internet Video

Deeper, UAB for Job #329871 A short phrase for a TV ad

Mar 20, 2019

Internet Video

audio for Job #329263 Kessel Internet Video

+++great job+++thank you+++

Mar 19, 2019

Internet Video

Toro for Job #317737 Golf Course Mower Videos

Feb 11, 2019

Business

Voices.com for Job #320857 Dutch Script (native speaker) - Corporate Video - 4.5 finished minutes

Feb 7, 2019

Educational

Rosetta Stone for Job #316711 Dutch Pronunciation Needed

Dec 5, 2018

Internet Video

Florisse creative for Job #296764 Ticket+Travel reservering

Dec 2, 2018

Educational

Voices.com for Job #311994 Nick - Learning App - Dutch

Great work! Very professional and a wonderful voice!

Nov 30, 2018

Internet Video

Ambitioes for Job #314252 Dutch speak for product video

Not only did Willem deliver a great quality speak - he also made sure the speak would fit perfectly with the English version of the video and thereby saving be hours of work.
Good work!

Nov 20, 2018

Educational

OmniScope for Job #311271 ABC (Dutch)

Oct 31, 2018

Internet Video

Voices.com (Agnes Kes) for Job #305827 Voices: Amway Internal - NL

Thank you for your work on this! Wonderful!

Oct 16, 2018

Internet Video

Brad Chmielewski for Job #305005 Employee Engagement Video (Dutch)

Oct 1, 2018

Internet Video

Hegenberg Productions for Job #299577 Application voice over in DUTCH

Fast, friendly and professional. Thank you!

Aug 14, 2018

Business

Voices.com (Trevon Buccione) for Job #268074 Voices - Business - Training Video *DUTCH*

May 11, 2018

Business

Voices.com (Kyle Holder) for Job #276416 Voices - Consumer video

GREAT WORK

May 8, 2018

Internet Video

Voices.com (Tyler Smith) for Job #279572 Voices - Online Pieces x7 - Brand Trust

Great work! Dank je!

Apr 25, 2018

Business

Allen Interactions for Job #281282 phishing email 101 - 3 short segments in Dutch

Great sound for an IT video voice-over, calm, assured, professional.

Apr 13, 2018