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Chris Okawa

New York, New York, US 12:56 PM (EST) Local Time

 

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About Chris Okawa

The wry millennial sound your brand deserves. Chris is a vibrant, yet grounded African-American voice talent, with the classical acting training chops to go the distance! Past clients include The San Francisco Giants, UBER, The US Open, Siemens, Harry Potter and many more. Be sure to click on the heart icon to add me to your favorites so you can find me when you need me! Celebrity Sound-Alike: Idris Elba, Patrick Warburton, Young Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Orson Welles

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Vocal Characteristics

Languages

English, French

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Voice Ages

Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35), Middle Aged (35-54)

Accents

Arabic, British, Caribbean, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), French, French (Parisienne), German, Hawaiian, North American, Russian, Scottish (Highland, Inverness), US African American, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US Western, West African

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Voice Over Skills

Animation Audiobooks Radio Ad Videogames Television Ad Video Narration Online Ad

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Studio

Turnaround Time

12hrs, unless stated in proposal

Live Directed Sessions

Other (Clean Feed, Session Link Pro, etc), Phone Call, Phone Patch, Source-Connect, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)

Microphone

Neumann TLM 103, Sennheiser MKH 416, Synco D2

Computer & Software

Adobe Audition 2021, Waves Suite, Izotope Adv RX7 Suite

Special Equipment

Source-Connect, Focusrite Scarlett 18i8 G3 Audio Interface, ZoomH5

Service Overview

Voice Over

-Professional Studio Recording
-Celebrity Sound-Alike
-Copy Writing
-Copy Editing
-Mixing/Mastering Audio to Broadcast Quality
-Speedy File Delivery

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Voice Over Experience

Founder/Talent

Cricket Sound • Permanent Full-time

Aug 2014 - Present

In 2014 I founded Cricket Sound, my private studio and also an interstate voice artist collective that performs and produces commercial, animation, video game, audiobook, e-learning, foley, ADR and more.

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Client List

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Voice Over Testimonials

In addition to having a great, professional voice, Chris was super prompt with his delivery and replies to our requests. We will definitely keep him in mind for future projects as well!

Dexter B. (US OPEN, Indevisual)

Very quick turnaround. Professional sound quality, and a great variety of different reads to choose from. Couldn't recommend enough.

Brett Raeburn (Shenandoah Nat'l Park)

I select all of the give a compliment options if I could. Very professional, fast turnaround, took direction very well, excellent file quality and great communicator. Thank you Chris!

Doug Johnston (Burns & McDonnell)
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Studio

Software

Adobe Audition, Source-Connect

Skill Overview

Audio Mixing

I have Izotope RX 8 Advanced, as well as a full Waves suite of mastering plug-ins that I've enjoyed using to mix voice over, film dialogue, and music professionally for the past decade.

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Audio Mixing Experience

Client List

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Reviews

5.0

Very Professional

6 people said Chris was a professional from start to finish.

Great Communicator

5 people said Chris communicated clearly and quickly.

Takes Direction Very Well

2 people said Chris followed directions to deliver the project.

Fast Turnaround Time

2 people said Chris provided files faster than they expected.

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Austin Walk

Apr 13, 2022

Chris is the man. Always professional. Always fast. Excellent quality. Excellent communicator.

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Wyndham Vacation Ownership

Jan 24, 2022

Chris is amazing to work with. An incredible talent and even better customer service.

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LILITH NETWORK HK LIMITED

Dec 28, 2021

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