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Conversational - authentic, believable, natural, thoughtful, inspirational, approachable, energetic, friendly, light-hearted, upbeat, fun
Professional - warm, informative, trustworthy, compelling, confident
Commanding - VOG, big, deep, resonant, booming, gritty, dark, intense
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English, English (North American)
North American, US General American (GenAm)
Middle Aged, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television
I've voiced thousands of promos, commercials, campaigns, concert spots, tags, imaging liners, etc. My career includes 20+ years of on-air experience for national (Air1 Network) and large-market (103.5 QMFM) radio stations as well as on-camera experience hosting "What's Trending" during CTV News at Noon (Bell Media, Vancouver).
I've done my homework over the years (seminars, critiques, books, etc), but EXPERIENCE really has been my best education.
Computer & Software
Mac OS X, Audition CC 2017
Avalon VT-737 SP, Universal Audio Interface (Apollo Twin MKII Quad Core) + Secret Sauce
Source Connect 3.9, Skype, Phone Patch, WAV, MP3, AIFF, FTP, email, etc
1-4 hours on average (12-48 for complex projects)
I'm a full-time voice-over actor with a custom, quiet vocal-booth constructed with industry standard products (OC703, Green Glue, etc) to deliver network-ready voiceovers regardless of budget size.
To request a custom audition email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hire MIKE 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.
To contact MIKE SHAEFFER about your project, request a quote today. We'll walk you through the process step-by-step. It's fast and easy.
Matthew Altheim for Job #227187 Physics Documentary Show Opener Excellent work! Understood clearly from the script and was an easy decision for myself and my client from over 90 auditions. Stood out! A+Apr 19, 2017
Christian Grou for Job #225835 VO for animatic Fantastic VO talent to work with. Super happy!
ChristianApr 19, 2017
frederic ephrem for Job #226643 ALEPH Great cooperation and very professional.Apr 7, 2017
Avi Graiver for Job #222761 Viewdeos Great job, many thanks!Apr 7, 2017
Matthew Wilson for Job #224054 FH 5710 CV- Triple Play Thank you! Great job!Apr 6, 2017
Wes Hartley for Job #227803 Easter Opener Mike did a great job and gave us a wide range of options to create the perfect feel and phrasing.Apr 6, 2017
Tim George for Job #228008 Vetters Explainer Video Mike did an awesome job. He was very diligent to help meet my timetable and produced exactly what I was looking for in my explainer video. All the comments I got from my test panel were so encouraging that this will help get a new company out of the starting blocks. I will work with Mike again on some upcoming projects as he his the voice of our brand. Highly recommend. Thanks again mikeApr 4, 2017
frederic ephrem for Job #223428 ALEF I am really sorry for the delay in releasing the payment Mike.
i just notice that, here you goMar 29, 2017
Jim Adessa for Job #227192 The Beard Bracket Mike was very quick and professional throughout the process. Very talented, and his style and creativity really brought life to our feature. Thanks Mike!Mar 27, 2017
Jim Adessa for Job #227256 Beard Bracked added lines Mike was very quick and professional throughout the process. Very talented and his style and creativity really brought life to our feature. Thanks Mike!Mar 27, 2017
Valerie Phil for Job #223588 Promo facebook Mike is a true perfectionist and he is very professional. He delivered the job in shortest terms and the communication was smooth, and I can't thank him enough.Mar 27, 2017
Bourns Productions Inc. for Job #223040 Product Company Corporate Video Amazing Job!! Highly Recommended.Mar 23, 2017
Joe Bland for Job #224326 AAO DI (New York Life) Mike was great to work with! Quick turnaround.
Thanks!Mar 14, 2017
Sara Williamson for Job #221782 Voices - Internal Video - Doing The Job Right Awesome job Mike! Thank youMar 14, 2017
Sharon Cortissos for Job #223507 Online video for Ninja Warrior For our Pattex facebook commercial Mike had to play an overenthusiastic sports commentator. He did a great job, not only because of his great sound, but also because of his dedication en professional attitude. A difficult job to make it credible, but he delivered exactly what we needed. 5 stars!
- Bram Breukelman (ThisisVDO in Amsterdam, Holland)Mar 13, 2017
Andy Roberts for Job #224213 Company "About Us" Video VO Mike's voice was just perfect for our piece. Great price too. I could not be more happy with the result and turn time. Will definitely use Mike again.Mar 7, 2017
Emily Campbell for Job #221556 Voices- Internal Video for Members Great work!Mar 7, 2017
Rusty Rich for Job #220708 HOLD VOICE Great talent!Mar 6, 2017
Grant Morris for Job #222840 Employee Hype Video Mike was fantastic to work with. His turnaround time was stellar, within 24 hours, and he delivered beyond expectations. We were provided multiple takes, each one different in it's own way, but still in line with our needs, giving us numerous usable options, which was much appreciated! Revisions were offered graciously, but were completely unnecessary since he nailed it on his first try. He truly made our job easy, which is why we would HIGHLY recommend him and his talent, and are sure to use him again in the future. Thank you, Mike!!!Mar 2, 2017
Nima Soofi for Job #222842 CELEBRATING QUBE FILM'S 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY Mike is absolutely amazing , very responsive and professional... will definitely work with him againFeb 27, 2017