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Daena Makela

Daena Makela

Austin, Texas, US
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Daena Makela

Daena Makela

  Austin, Texas, US

Highlights

Ever wonder what it would be like to spend some time trapped in traffic with Elmo, Dr. Claw, that guy from the movie trailers, Mario, and Arnold Schwarzenegger? No? Neither did my fiance, but she's had the joy of experiencing that on a daily basis just by hanging out with me.

I'm not a impressionist, but I do have a wide vocal range, and I'd like to share that with you. Anything from the squeaky high comfort of what you'd imagine your teddy bear to sound like to the gutterly low growl of a 40 ft tall monster: it's all in one package. My everyday speaking voice is baritone in timbre and has been called sultry, smooth, and powerful (and NOT just by my mom).

In short, pitch an idea to me, and I'll find the pitch to meet your needs.

Languages

English (North American), Spanish, English (Australian), English (British), English (New Zealand)

Accents

Australian, Austrian, British, Canadian, Eastern European, Irish, Japanese, New Zealand, North American, Russian, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), South African, Spanish, Swedish, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas)

Ages

Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

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

Experience

I've been making movies since I was in middle school, and doing voiceover work has been a part of that process for me since the beginning.

During my time at school, I performed in my own radio show that featured live radio dramas, comedy, and strange musical performances.

More recently, I've been editing reality TV shows for the likes of TNT, A&E, Discovery and TLC. I have performed Temp VO that serves as a placeholder until thousands of dollars are (aptly) paid to a professional, and I've worked that aforementioned VO into the show for reality TV gold.

All the while, I've been acting and annoying my loved ones with my wide variety of voices.

Credentials

Education

Michigan Technological University - Bachelor of Arts - Communication Media, Minor in Journalism

Studio

  • Microphone

    Blue Yeti

  • Computer & Software

    High Performance PC, Audacity, with access to Logic (Mac)

  • Special Equipment

    A super supportive chair and a super supportive basset hound

  • Delivery Methods

    For faster turnaround I have Dropbox and other similar file hosting programs. For physical delivery, I can use FedEx, UPS, USPS, etc.

  • Turnaround Time

    Blazing Fast

Service Description

I'm hardworking, determined, professional, creative, and fun. What does that mean to you? You'll get exactly what you want, right when you want it, and you'll probably have a great time getting it.

Voice Over Clients

Your name here!

Payment Terms

Hire Daena 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

To contact Daena Makela about your project, request a quote today. We'll walk you through the process step-by-step. It's fast and easy.

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