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Howard Ellison

Stoke Canon, EXETER, UK, GB
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Howard Ellison

/ 5 75 Reviews

Howard Ellison

  Stoke Canon, EXETER, UK, GB

Highlights

Warm, cheerful 'Brit' storytelling voice. Soundalikes? Well worth asking me.
Eight years full-time online voice actor, own studio.
Howard Powered these and more: VOLVO launch, US tv ++ MOONPIG UK national TV campaigns ++ Skrill Mastercard ++ UNHCR refugee appeal ++ Books 'Seeing Red' by Prof Nicholas Humphrey and 'Truman' by Roy Jenkins released by Audible ++ Audiobook 'World of Ryyah' wins Bronze ++ Improvised 'Angelic' Elvan and Orcan tongues.

GEORGE the FIRTH? Niche Brit if you like, but rarely Stiff Upper Lip. As well as Attenborough, Churchill, H.G. Wells, Ringo Starr, meet the Madman in the taxi, Elven and Orcan romantics, Simp Bratson, a lad in trouble, lovelorn Ingrid of iPad fame. I'm a narrator who can ACT, and make sense of a book on philosophy.
Own full-service studio, editing skill, BBC-trained, World Voices Organisation Quality Approved.

From basso boom to sneaky villain. Sweet talking to sharp suited. STYLES: Straight 'n clear, dramatic, conversational, intimate, poetic, experimental. I Iove performance. Posh, neutral, cockney, character. Ongoing FIVE STAR FEEDBACK. 'Ingrid' video I voiced for Zagg won ADDY GOLD 2011. BEST ACTOR semifinalist Amazon Studios Oct 2011. BRONZE AWARD Readers Favorite 2013. WINNER Halloween contest, VoicesPro 2014.
There is a voiced video reel on my YouTube channel.

Languages

English (British)

Accent

British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - North West (Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC)

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Radio, Videogames

Experience

ACTOR'S TRAINING, voicework and stage Mountview Academy, London, with Peter Coxhead, Eileen Norris.
Former UK news writer and editor. Pro Technique 98% pass, BBC Film Unit. Full time freelance voice actor.
VO COACHING: Kevin Delaney.
VOICED UK & USA national TV spots, 62k multi-voice romance, academic philosophy, history documentary, medical and industrial videos, radio & YouTube spots, local history DVD sets, charity podcast, children's stories, iPhone apps, Cathedral guide, spoof-sports commentaries, poetry, anime and games characters.

Credentials

Education

UK state schools, Open University humanities, journalist. Grassroots action and senior career in voluntary & community sector.

Studio

  • Microphone

    Rode condenser, Coles ribbon.

  • Computer & Software

    iMac OSX10.12.5 Sierra. Twisted Wave, Acon, Audio Hijack, Fabfilter Pro-C2, WD backup drive.

  • Special Equipment

    Phonepatch, linked Skype, whisper space.

  • Delivery Methods

    WAV/AIFF, zip. MP3 8-320, 16/24/32 bit. FTP, flash.

  • Turnaround Time

    12 hours, timezone permitting, or immediate if short.

Service Description

PRO QUALITY performance and cleanup, own full time online studio.
FREE TRIAL READS: Narration, stories, guides, characters, experimental.
SCRIPT DOCTOR: Inflexion and subbing for voice will cut your word count - and costs! Ask me how.
DIRECTION is welcomed by phonepatch or Skype - I am used to it, and also self-direct.
QUALITY tracks (I am BBC trained), recorded in silent acoustic. Breaths and clicks hand-cleared.
PRODUCTION? Yes. Music bed or a complete spot, including writing. Sold examples available.
OWN STUDIO = fast, flexible, almost 24/7... and great value!

Testimonials

'OUTSTANDING voice talent. Brought to life an idea
and made it exceptional. Very easy to work with' - Director Scott Meyer.

Video for Zagg Inc., Salt Lake City.

'The reads were right-on from the beginning. One of the best I have worked with' - Director Tim Powell

Tim Powell films

The recordings sound great and were done very well.
Thanks for great work! - Producer Brian Yi

Publisher of classic childrens' stories as apps.

Exceptional service and his voice, inflection and tempo were spot on. Howard Ellison was the perfect choice for this project. We will certainly rehire him for our next project - Randall Ritnour

Games Developer

Reading poetry is not an easy job, and Howard's audition was perfect from the first read. He grasped the right rhythm, tone and spirit of the poem with amazing precision. It was a great vocal performance, and we would be delighted to work with Howard again.

Olga Kosova

Thanks Howard. Loved your reading and beautiful narration, it really added to the project - Mike Leechin.

Little Castaways animation

Perfect! Happy to work on future projects with you. The others who took part this morning were very happy as well - Owe Bengtsson

TMP (Volvo US television spot)

Voice Over Clients

Moonpig - UK national TV ads
Volvo - US national tv launch
Audible - a/book Seeing Red
BBC America - thriller trailer
Kramp gmbh - Industrial films
Ydraw - action sketch voice
Danny Wallace - short story
Lapka - Russian innovation
JDFtv - Inspirational video
Soap fm - Street reporter
15Four - Executives online
Webnation - Entrepreneurs
Zagg.com - Animation voice
Britain on Film - DVD histories
Soundart Radio - Zap That Mic!
McGraw Hill - Literature Educational
Tim Powell - Historical documentary
Redwood Audio - philosophy audiobook
N3RD London - Voice replacement
Daxic Group - Smartphone apps
Global Poverty - Vaccine appeal
Big Top Games - Role of Raphael
Suetvess, Rome - Social documentary
Clean Fantastic - Radio spot production
Clarity Consulting - Interactive storybook
Medical Specialists - Film Company promo
Heritage Media - 45 tourist DVD guides
Mastercard Skrill - Company launch
Home Positions - Lifestyle web ad
Dr Dave Hill, DCH - Warmup PA
Lanesborough Hotel - onhold
The Mask fansite - teaser
Author H.L.Watson - Audiobook
Swansea University - I am a Tree
Ravensbourne Media - After Auschwitz
Dalhousie University - Arts documentary
Emanuel Altenburger - Event documentary
Transas International - Naval architect training
Medecins Sans Frontiers - Doctor recruitment
American Museum of Independence - guide
Staffordshire University - Futurist narration
Matthew Chappell comedy - Polite guy
Mexpo tourist guides - Cathedral tour
Twisted50 - new horror short stories
Takamo Universe - Sci-fi narrator
NAIF childrens' health products
UNHCR refugee appeal
Telos jewellery launch

Payment Terms

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  • Internet
    / 5 Vadim Marmeladov for Job #238959 New project! Always a pleasure to work with Howard — prompt, professional, thoughtful, creative! Highly recommend!
    Jun 22, 2017
  • Audiobooks
    / 5 odile flament for Job #236022 Young (British) English voice for story book app for toddlers Very professional and reactive to feedbacks.
    Would be happy to work together again. Howard's bzz, moo and baa are the best!
    Thanks for the easy and smooth collaboration.
    Jun 12, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 Ruslan Efimov for Job #111777 DG2 (Ted_Samuel_dd) High quality, fast delivery.
    Jun 6, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 Ruslan Efimov for Job #104188 DG2 (Ted_Samuel_1.2) High quality, fast delivery.
    Jun 6, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 Ruslan Efimov for Job #107102 DG2 (Ted_Samuel_1.3) High quality, fast delivery.
    Jun 6, 2017
  • Internet
    / 5 Chris Torres for Job #228114 Expeditions Online Fantastic! Nailed it first time. My client is very happy. Would defiantly use again.
    Apr 5, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 SHANGHAI LILITH NETWORK TECHNOLOGY CO.,LTD for Job #217444 Lilith - Radulf
    Jan 20, 2017
  • Documentaries
    / 5 Patricia Guerra for Job #191758 FORD DIRECTORS CUT great :) thanks
    Jul 14, 2016
  • Videogames
    / 5 Alberto González for Job #190954 Cursed Castile Teaser It's been really a pleasure to work with Howard Ellison. He delivered exactly the voice and intonation we were looking for and even better! And he did it very fast. Exceptional talent. Looking forward to work with him again! - Alberto J. González, Producer @ Abylight Studios
    Jun 22, 2016
  • Documentaries
    / 5 Ulrico Grech-Cumbo for Job #190089 Pilanesberg National Park documentary Superb voice quality, lightning turnaround, highly recommended. I hope to work with Howard again.
    Jun 14, 2016
  • Videogames
    / 5 Jim Yildirim for Job #178319 Opening sequence for a medieval fantasy video game Pleasure working with you, Howard. I look forward to working with you again very soon!
    Mar 16, 2016
  • Videogames
    / 5 Joe Parisi for Job #164624 Ember - Howard Ellison Excellent work!
    Dec 7, 2015
  • Television
    / 5 Marc Oestreich for Job #159924 Churchill Solitaire Promo Video
    Oct 15, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Alahna Macfarlane for Job #145617 voices - UK Sizzle real, not too British sounding Fantastic! Files are perfect, thanks!
    Jun 16, 2015
  • Audiobooks
    / 5 Andy Male for Job #136744 Voice Talent for Children's Book App Howard's work for us was SUPERB in all senses of the word. His character work far exceeded our expectations -- his molded his voice to match the exacting needs of three different characters and did so perfectly. Moreover, he was speedy, professional and a pleasure to work with. We highly recommend him for your project!
    Apr 19, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Dave Croyle for Job #139117 British Voice Actor - MALE Very talented, quick response. A pleasure to work with.
    Apr 14, 2015
  • Cartoons
    / 5 Brian Hoyle for Job #134728 Alice in Wonderland: The Queen's Croquet Ground Sorry for the delay. Thanks very much.
    Mar 6, 2015
  • Videogames
    / 5 Steve Bergen for Job #129887 Male Voice for Professor Character Wonderful voice and response time!
    Jan 21, 2015
  • Business
    / 5 Sapan Bhatia for Job #126763 Voiceover for a unique handwriting software It was a pleasure working with Howard. Very fine recordings and a fast turnaround.
    Dec 13, 2014
  • Music
    / 5 Alexander Koehler for Job #126911 Memo, an Anti-ADD broadcast (pt. 1) Howard Ellison is not only does his job professionally, also he is really interested in a material itself. The whole process of working with Howard is a pleasure and pure joy.
    Top marks!
    Dec 13, 2014