BIG, DEEP, FUN and unmistakable timbre for any project, Need a movie trailer? You got it. Rich, smooth and welcoming for narration/other, crisp and clean for instructional/etc. Confident. Loud and proud for high energy commercials.
English (North American), English
British, US General American (GenAm), US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US Western
Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult
Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Radio, Telephone
With over two decades of on-air experience in top 100 markets, MJ brings that understanding of dealing with multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining high quality standards for all clients.
MJ worked for many years as Production Director for companies including Clear Channel & Entercom. Now fully independent and solely committed to his voice-acting career, his focus is on you and your clients. His background and experience show he is detail oriented and someone who can get the job done quickly but with the utmost professionalism including a VERY strict quality standard.
Send MJ an invite for your next project or audition!
College, Theater background, 22 years of on-air radio experience, nearly the same amount of time in voice-over, voice-acting and audio production. Clear Channel & Entercom training seminars throughout career. Continuing education through webinars, community college courses & elsewhere to remain a contender in today's constantly changing voice-over industry.
AKG C-214, Audio-Technica AT2020, EV RE27, plus an assortment of other nifty cardiods
Computer & Software
Windows/Adobe Audition & Apple-Mac/ProTools
Email or mail direct MP3, WAV, MP4, FLAC, AIF, AAC, Dropbox or other cloud upload methods available
FREAKY fast! Hours or even minutes on many projects
Having written, read and performed thousands of pieces of copy, MJ can get your job done quickly, professionally and under budget. Turn-around time is EXTREMELY fast. Studio is built to the highest quality standards to insure the best possible sound. MJ's rates are flexible and based on your budget. Always willing to take direction - in fact, like most 'actors' MJ thrives on it. Don't hear quite what you're looking for? Re-recording auditions is an option. MJ has done theatrical roles for many different character types from British & Irish to senior citizens to the Caterpillar from Alice in Wonderland...and he loves challenges!
Bottom line - MJ is super easy to get along with & will even do his very best to have a little fun on your next project!!
MJ Benz was extremely quick and I received exactly what I asked for. Would recommend him to anyone and look forward to his services in the future.Splash Omnimedia
Voice Over Clients
Big Dog Motorcycles
Disabled American Veterans
Greater Missouri Tourism Board
Harley Davidson Motorcycles
Midwest Blues Festival
Quality Inn Hotels
Victory Records (haven't actually recorded anything for them but I do have a tattoo of their logo)
Wakarusa Music Festival
XXX stuff, happens with this voice
YOLO which is why I made this 'creative' A-Z client list. The names are many...
Zoos (Sedgwick County, top ten in the nation)...I love animals.
Hire MJ 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 MJ Benz 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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Adam Caplan for Job #191605 Country Music Festival Promo Very responsive and timely. Great to work with!Jul 12, 2016
JC Costa for Job #192750 1100 Virginia Ave MJ was fast, reliable, and did a great read!Jul 11, 2016
Bobby Thomas for Job #193137 Escambia Union Super fast and great qualityJul 11, 2016
Jeffrey Allen for Job #191887 Voices - Sportscaster style VO needed for Basketball highlights sizzle VO - FAST Great work!Jul 7, 2016
Tom Baire for Job #190168 Premiere Roofing MJ Benz was extremely quick and I received exactly what I asked for. Would recommend him to anyone and look forward to his services in the future.Jun 15, 2016