The Accent That Elevates Your Business Image! Gillian’s native British accent provides clients with a unique sound. But rather than a typical ‘stiff upper lip’ her accent is softened by her warm and comforting ‘ever so slight’ Northern lilt. Gillian’s unique blend of vocal characteristics, worldly sound, professionalism, friendly demeanor and versatility can help you meet your specific needs: She provides voiceover for the Commercial market (radio, television and internet commercials, promos and public service announcements) and the Narration market (industrials, corporate and business narrations such as corporate training, promotional video, product demonstration videos, web applications, podcasting, e-learning and documentary narration) Phone messaging, prompts, and IVR, and audio books. Gillian can bring your project to life with poise and precision! Gillian's sound: Young adult to middle-aged. Warm and refined, smooth and sultry, articulate and educated, trustworthy and reassuring, upscale and sophisticated, luxurious and regal, well-travelled and worldly, detailed and precise, caring and conversational. A deeper resonance lends itself well for a sultry and sensual sound. Gillian will deliver service with a smile!
English (British), English
British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), Scottish (Standard Scottish English)
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
With previous experience working in New York City for esteemed corporations and non-profits, such as WNET/ PBS, Central Park Conservancy and MMJM Advertising on Madison Avenue, Gillian has honed her professionalism by managing, supervising, executing and planning a multitude of fundraising and promotional special event/hospitality projects. She has had client relationships with Chrysler, Merck, McKinsey and Co, Mastercard, Helmsley Hotels, Movado, Architectural Digest to name just a few.
She is a genuine enthusiast of the creative process and is elated to bring it to the Commercial and Narration voice over markets. Gillian became a regular audio narrrator for The Learning Ally (formerly The Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic) where she recorded college level text books. Her reads included liberal arts text books such as literature, geography, history, business and marketing whilst her more technical reads covered a multitude of psychology books. She also narrated adult and teen novels.
Today she is continuously building a reputable client roster and is getting some rave reviews of the work she has produced for them. She is also represented by Donna Baldwin Talent in Denver and is building her "in the booth" experience working in professional recording studios in Denver. In Gillian's words, "I love working in a pro studio when the client is present for a voiceover gig ... not only does it get me out of my home studio, but it feels like a true collaboration and I love seeing the end result."
In addition to being an attendee at the VOICE 2012 International Conference in California, Gillian has had ongoing formal training since early 2009 in both commercial and narration voiceover at the Denver Center Theatre Academy, Edge Studio, private coaching and intensives with top New York coach, Marla Kirban and widely recognized industry pro, Terry Daniel. She has also studied audiobook narration with Robin Miles and has studied acting with The Chris Thatcher Acting Studio in Boulder, CO. She is committed to ongoing education and honing her craft.
Formal Education: BA Degree with Honors: History of Art, Design & Film
Hallamshire University, Sheffield UK: 1985
Rhode Island School of Design: (RISD) Certificate Courses in Interior Design
Neumann TLM 103 Condenser Mic
Computer & Software
iMac Desktop OSX 10.8.3, and Twisted Wave software for Mac
Apogee Audio Interface, M-Audio Speakers
Multiple formats: WAV, AIFF, MP3 via email or FTP site
As quickly as you need it. Usually 24 hours (negotiable if project is very large)
Gillian understands that creating excellent customer relations are CRUCIAL to her business. She will deliver your message efficiently and timely from her home studio, outfitted with custom made acoustics. Her meticulous attention to detail, ability to listen to your needs and take direction, will deliver the results you are looking for!
"I look forward to working with you, and if you'd like to get a little more information on me, please visit my website at (Website hidden)."
I love working with people who are easy to get along with, humble, and fun... and when they are genuinely talented and professional in the way they conduct themselves... even better! That's Gillian Martin."Dave DeAndrea, Voice Actor & Producer
Gillian did an excellent job narrating our 4 highway construction project scripts. Our client, SJCOG was very pleased with the final product. California residents will be blessed with her tasteful British accentDigital Adrenalin
as they envision the benefits of less freeway congestion and better commute times once the projects are complete.
I have worked with many narrators and can say that Gillian has been the best so far in her ability to successfully read and interpret the material in the shortest amount of time. We were able to do clean reads on 4 different scripts in just under one hour of studio time. She was about 50% faster than most – well prepared, coach-able and has great intuition.
Gillian delivered an engaging performance in the dome theater remake of the film Realm of Light. This was a challenging project, requiring crystal clear enunciation. She was most accommodating to my requests for meetings and rehearsals. Gillian took direction flawlessly and patiently, wasting no time in the studio. I would most certainly recommend her to my peers for any high-end voice over needs.Dan Neafus, Executive Producer of Realm of Light, Re-imagined, Denver Museum of Science & Nature
Gillian has a beautiful English accent and takes direction very well. There are several British talent in Denver, but Gillian is one I would recommend.Justin Davis, Rocky Mountain Recorders
Gillian is very professional and easy to work with along with her great sound.Ed Kaufman, Senior Engineer Coupe Studios, Boulder CO
She is composed and confident in a session, and can breeze through a technical script with ease. A particular sweet spot for her is that she reads with a most comforting and reassuring quality that would lend itself to many a project.
Gillian takes direction well and I’ve always been very happy with the finished product. She’s simply a pleasure to work with and I hope to work with her again on many future projects.
I was looking for a voice over artist to outsource some of my work, and I found Gillian Martin. All I can say is that she has a great voice and is definitely worth a try. The turnaround and delivery time in which she gets the projects done are very reasonable and also of the best quality. The cost effectiveness of her work is like icing on the cake...With so many positives put together nothing more remains to be said;Aakash Dhanuka, Kush Infosystems, India
I opt for her services on a regular basis and would recommend each one the same.....I sure would!
“Gillian is easy to work with, has EXACTLY the sound we were looking for, and wants to make her voice sound just like I hear it in my head when I am dreaming up new ideas. I really couldn't ask for anything more!”Brad Owens - The Lighthouse Radio Group
“The Show Management clients are really happy with the class and charm your voice adds to our recent ads. Thanks for booking the UK Studio ... your additional efforts are really appreciated. You’re the best!”Louis Hocevar, Hocevar Video, Inc
It was a total pleasure working with Gillian on a recent video for IBM. In fact, it was the IBM clients who chose her voice from a number of of samples that we sent them. We were looking for a very different feel from the typical corporate read, and Gillian nailed it. She's incredibly professional, quick and easy to direct. i would most definitely work with her again and highly recommend her to anyone.Patrick Cullie, Senior Creative Associate, Leopard (an Ogilvy company)
Voice Over Clients
HSBC Bank, ONE Coconut Water, IBM, Crocs, Pampers (Proctor & Gamble,) Little Caesars Pizza, Show Management (2013 Miami International Boat Show, 2013 Palm Beach International Boat Show, The Suncoast Boat Show,) Denver Museum of Science & Nature, Hasbro, Digital Adrenalin, San Joaquin Council of Governments, California Department of Transportation, Lighthouse Radio Group, Commercials on Hold, Kush Infosystems, (Website hidden), Smith System, ExxonMobil, Learning Ally, Reason Interactive, Eugene Ballet Company, TDM AdHold, CHDT Corporation. Radiance Medical Spa, Marquette Place Luxury Apartments, Mason Dental Care, Crosstex International, Oliva & (Website hidden), Aristocrat Plastic Surgery & MedAesthetics, United Health
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Commercial Compilation 1230 Listens
Phone Messaging/IVR 228 Listens
Narration Demo 95 Listens
eLearning Demo 7 Listens
Science & Nature Documentary 19 Listens
James Tilbury for Job #92463 Diaverum Head Office Absolutely perfect. Professional and rapid delivery of files with great communication all the way! Thanks.Jan 31, 2014
Keith Muller for Job #83553 Plastic Surgery APSAug 22, 2013
Jose Gutierrez for Job #83176 Phone greeting Gillian is very professional, fast responses, helpful and has a very beautiful voice. Thank you, we will do business again. You are a great asset for voices.com!Aug 15, 2013
John Tate for Job #45788 Video introduction Perfect job and done quickly!Nov 16, 2011
Brian Wilson for Job #44226 3D Solar System Intro Video Gillian was incredible. Absolute professional: top quality performance and very quick response.
I plan to hire her for my next VO project and recommend you do so too.Oct 27, 2011
Kirk Sexton for Job #42206 Client Intranet ExxonMobil Driver Multitasking Ed. Gillian is talented, capable, efficient and very easy to work with. A five star performer!Sep 27, 2011