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Jim Freni

Hyde Park, New York, US
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Jim Freni

Jim Freni

  Hyde Park, New York, US

Highlights

I am a Versatile, Character Specialist and… the Guy Next Door. My innate acting ability and inborn sense of rhythm enables me to contort my voice into hundreds of manipulations to fit any need:
Easy Going, Announcer, Ethnic, Regional, Cartoon, Middle Class Handsome, Game Show Host, Elderly, Youthful, Feminine, Masculine, Overreaching, Political, Dark, Light, Silly, Ominous, Hip, Street, Rapper, and a little bit of Beatbox.
I am quite a gifted mimic able to perform many familiar character impersonations. These dialects are malleable and can also be applied to various cartoon and " quirky" manifestations.(Variation Example: Drunk, British, Pirate, Lisp can also be Drunk British Pirate with a lisp) I can mix it up, and I love a new challenge.

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Range: Teenager > Elderly

Characters:
News Broadcaster, Surfer dude, Hippie, Stoner, Cigarette Smoking Man or Woman, Drunk, Pirate, Nerd, Rapper, Rocker, British Invasion Rocker, Sick Stuffy Head Fever, Nasal, 1930s Announcer, Angry Old Man, Mayor Lispy, Mayor Tipsy, Smooth Talking Northerner, Boston South Side, Guy Next Door,This is a Guy Next door voice with character. Extreme Sports, Extreme Dude, Mr. Front Porch, Metropolitan Slick, Fast Talker, New York & New Jersey Tough Guy, Mafia (You talkin to me???...Forgetaboutit!)

Dialects:
Southern and Midwestern American: Native American, Cowboy, Pepperidge Farmer, Pan Handler, Bayou, Cajun, Louisiana, Southern Aristocrat, Midwestern (Fargo-esque) Dark Cowboy, Texas Oil Man,Latin American Neutral, California Surfer dude, Valley Girl.

Ethnic:
British, Royal, Cockney, Liverpool, Italian, French, German, Irish, Scottish, Spanish, Greek, Slovakian, Russian, Man or Woman (shrill) Russian, Jamaican, Caribbean , Pacific Islander, Japanese, Chinese, Middle Eastern: Pakistan, Indian, Spanish, Latin American Neutral,and Canadian.

Cartoons, Characters and Comic Similarities: Evil Space Overlord, Young Super Scientist,Jar Jar Binks, Golem, Glomar (Punky Brewster), Toadwart( Gummy Bears), Muppets Kermit, Grover, Fozzy, Miss Piggy, Yoda, Yogi, Villain, Pterry the Pteridactyl, All American Superhero, Super Villain, Tonto, Long Ranger.

Super Heroes:
Apache Chief, Samurai, Green Lantern, Hal Jordan, Spiderman, Peter Parker, Hawkman, Flash. Batman, Bruce Wayne, Robin, Dick Grayson, Clark Kent, Superman, Superboy .

Super Villains:
Mister Mxyzptlk, Black Mantis, Lex Luthor (and sidekick Otis), Solomon Grundy, Gorilla Grod, Sinistro, Darkseid, Calibak, Destro, Major Blood, Zartan, Joker, Scarecrow , Bane.

"The Simpson's" character similarities: Apu, Barney, Mr. Burns, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson, Lenny, Dr. Hibbert.

"Family Guy" character similarities: Peter Griffin, Lois Griffin, Cleveland, Joe.

Actor and Celebrity Similarities:
Jimmy Stewart, Sean Connery, Ricardo Montalban, Jack Black, Ozzy Osbourne,Dr. Phil, Burgess Meredith, Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Travolta, Nick Nolte, Pee Wee Herman, George Gaynes, Patrick Warburton, Alec Baldwin,John Ryhs Davies,Ned Beatty Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, Deepak Chopra, Dr. Phil.


Presidential:
F.D.R., John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon,Bill Clinton, Ronald Reagan,George H.W. and W. Bush


I can sings songs and Rap too...Da Da Da Duh Da Da-Doo!


Languages

English (North American), English

Accents

Canadian, North American, Russian

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

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

Experience

As a Silver Telly Award winning Producer Director/ T.V. Personality, I have voiced hundreds of productions both private and commercial. I am also very experienced in audio production, sound design, and music composition, and can manipulate and manufacture sound to meet almost any need.

Credentials

Education

S.U.N.Y. Oswego 1994 – 1996
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Broadcasting and the Mass Media
(Radio & Television)

Studio

  • Microphone

    Varied

  • Computer & Software

    Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Sound Force, Garage Band, Audacity

  • Delivery Methods

    I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email/Dropbox/Google Drive, I will go to any designated studio in my area ,I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP

  • Turnaround Time

    As needed

Service Description

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer voice direction services
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

Payment Terms

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