Voiced \"Reality Clock.\" winner of an ACADEMY AWARD in the \"Student\" category. Warm, sincere, mature, wise, grandfatherly. Poetry reading is a specialty. As a trained and experienced actor, I perform strongly in \"real person\" and character reads. I am the voice of Burlington, Vermont's original Historic Trolley Tour.
English (North American), English
Middle Aged, Senior
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Radio, Television
12 years part-time radio DJ/Newscaster. Numerous radio ads, "real" character voice in film and installations, recorded tour guide. In addition to voice-over, I have had numerous film and stage roles.
See resume on IMDB for acting credits.
Graduate work, more than 10 years acting training, many more of stage and screen experience. Most recently with Ivana Chubbuck studio, West Hollywood, CA.
Computer & Software
Inspiron 15, intel, Adobe Soundbooth
Edirol 24 bit audio interface, enclosed booth
Internet or physical media
24 hours and up, depending on job size and complexity
Voice recording and delivery as MP3, WAV, AIFF or MP4
On request, I smooth scripts by writers for whom English is a second language, bringing the wording closer to the North American English vernacular.
Please contact me for online and movie theater work I have voiced, including full video.
"At this point in my career, I've probably produced over a thousand radio spots. If someone forced me onto a deserted island, and told me I could take only 5 voice actors with me with which to make another 1000 spots, Jim Reid would be one of those actors."Shadow Productions/ADB Studios
-Alex D. Ball, Producer, Shadow Productions|Owner, ADB Studios
James is as good as it gets. He is a powerful and versatile voice. We love to hear him hash out the intricacies of life and existence in a gravelly tone that somehow embodies both the wonder of youth and the wisdom of seniority.Fancy Rhino
-Isaiah Smallman, Fancy Rhino Productions
Voice Over Clients
Media 1 (Russia)
Southeast Christian Church
Agora Financial Publishing
Mount Mansfield Media, Inc.
Fallon World Wide
Supply & Demand Integrated
Shadow Productions/ABD Studios
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Metal Cutter 28 Listens
Physician training video v.o. 11 Listens
Bank History 3 Listens
Audio Book 2 Listens
Secret Sauce 1 Listen
College History 0 Listens
Prodigal Son 0 Listens
1930s Radio Announcer 4 Listens
30 second College promo 1 Listen
Romantic poetry 15 Listens
A Place to Raise a Family 7 Listens
Video Game Intro 38 Listens
Advice From the Future 3 Listens
From John Bolin To J. Louis Reid (Re: Job #94584) James was incredibly professional and was easy to work with for our initial take and then revisions. I would absolutely hire him again for Voice Over talent.Mar 6, 2014
From Isaiah Smallman To J. Louis Reid (Re: Job #93333) James is as good as it gets. He is a powerful and versatile voice. We love to hear him hash out the intricacies of life and existence in a gravelly tone that somehow embodies both the wonder of youth and the wisdom of seniority.Jan 13, 2014
From Grant Thomas To J. Louis Reid (Re: Job #66871) You made the entire project a breeze. Thank you again!Dec 28, 2012
From Grant Thomas To J. Louis Reid (Re: Job #64193) James brought a really classy element to our project.... HIGHLY recommended!
Thank you again - GTNov 21, 2012
Nov 18, 2011
From Brad Bramer To J. Louis Reid (Re: Job #45342) James was very prompt in getting all 5 reads to me. Would definitely keep him in mind for future projects. Exactly what I was looking for!Nov 11, 2011
Nov 7, 2011
From Andrew Ascosi To J. Louis Reid (Re: Job #44503) Thank you for working with me to get these testimonials just right!
Great Job and easy to work with!!Oct 26, 2011
Sep 26, 2011
From Matt Doerner To J. Louis Reid (Re: Job #40971) What a voice! Smooth and professional. Highly recommended and will use again.Aug 23, 2011
Aug 9, 2011