Los Angeles, CA
I WORK IN THE VOICE OVER INDUSTRY AS A(N)
Voice Actor, Studio Engineer, Voiceover Coach
HERE'S A LITTLE ABOUT ME AND MY VOICE OVER EXPERIENCE
I am a member of SAG and AFTRA ,and have extensive VO experience--garnered during the 80's and 90's via poetry readings (stage and radio) and many dozens of radio and Television commercials. Several for radio(among nearly two hundred)were: Miller's Beer, Boone's Farm, Ford Trucks, National Mayor's Conference, Coors Beer, Foster Farms Chicken, Yellow Pages, Champion Spark Plugs, Pacific Bell, numerous for Macy's Department Stores and a wealth of others. As a volunteer on numerous occasions, I've recorded THE DAILY NEWS at The Los Angeles Braille Institute. I voiced numerous projects (character voices) for Addison-Wesley Publishing Company. In a child's album,"SAM-JAM, THE MAGIC MAN," I voiced "THE KING." In the television "magazine show" FAST COPY, I NARRATED a segment for EBONY MAGAZINE titled: "PRISON MARRIAGES." I performed voice-overs for Television shows such as "AIR-WOLF," "CHINA BEACH," "MACGYVER," "MISSION IMPOSSIBLE" (2ND incarnation) --where I voiced an AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL . Cartoon voice work included the long-running, "Superfriends," where working alongside THE LEGENDARY CASEY KASEM...I voiced "NAVAL TASK FORCE COMMANDER, ADMIRAL BRIGHTON. In "THE SHOCKING CREATURE FEATURE" I voiced, "THE MAD SCIENTIST," annnnnnd (shudder), "HIS CREATION." I have PRINCIPAL/SPOKESPERSON--ON-CAMERA--ACTOR CREDITS in TELEVISION COMMERCIALS for: AT&T; Busch Beer, Coors Beer, Care Unit, Dodge Trucks, Ford Escort, Jack-In-The-Box, J.B. Fox, Kodak Cameras, Liberty Mutual Insurance, McDonalds,(Two uv em), National Savings and Loan Association, Security Pacific Bank, Soup Starter's, Trailways Buses, United Airlines, Western Airlines, Xerox and more. A few of many stage credits are: OEDIPUS, in the play, "OEDIPUS, THE KING;" COWBOY, in "THE CONNECTION," JAMAL ABDUL, in the prison drama, "THE BALLAD OF DANGEROUS GEORGE," HERK, in "THE IRON HAND OF NAT TURNER," MACBETH in...(well...), also FREDERICK DOUGLASS in, "ANGELA IS HAPPENING." Film work encompasses FEATURE CREDITS: (DAVIS) in "COOL BREEZE," to CO-STAR: (CARTER) in, "WEAPONS OF DEATH." TV begins with the LEAD,DETECTIVE SARGENT, ALLEN HALL in the NBC SPECIAL: "FINDERS KEEPERS,"and, GUEST-STAR credits include, "SPARKS, SPARKS, AND SPARKS;" UNSOLVED MYSTERIES, and, "GABRIEL'S FIRE"--where in three (3) GUEST-STAR APPEARANCES...I was honored to engage in vocal exchange with a true VOICE OVER GOD: THE GREAT, JAMES EARL JONES. After a lengthy hiatus ("Toe-wiggling at th beach" n such), I'm returning to "th biz." MAKE WAY! MAKE WAY! e-mail: email@example.com
RECENTLY BOOKED PROJECTS
(They're out there. Give ear! Give ear!)
Warm, Strong, Professional, Informed. Yeah, alllll th good stuff!
DIALECTS, Character voices and vocal impressions
Southern African-American and West Indian.
VOICES I AM ABLE TO PERFORM
Senior Male, Middle Age Male, Young Adult Male
AUDIO DELIVERY METHOD
FTP, AIF, MP3, WAV
SONY VAIO, DELL, HP, Lenovo and other computers. SENNHEISER MKH 416 SHOTGUN; NEUMANN TLM 103, ELECTROVOICE RE20, RODE NT3, AUDIO-TECHNICA, SHURE, MXL and other mics. DBX 286A pre/processor, ART TUBE Mic Pre-Amp,YAMAHA MG206c MIXER, EURORACK Mixer, ALESIS 3632 compressor, M-AUDIO FAST-TRACK PRO, AUDIO KONTROL 1, FOCUSRITE SCARLETT INTERFACE, and BEHRINGER Interfaces. SONY SOUND FORGE 10, ADOBE AUDITION CS6 and other editing software.
Onward and upward.
Thanks for friend add with wonderful complimentary note and kind words on my wall...... You've had much success in this industry yourself and I can see (hear) why!!
Thanks 4 stopping by!!!
Best regards ~ ilene
P.S. Yours is the same name as my brother...spelling, too.
Thank you for the kind words on my demo!
All the best,
Send me an e-mail and we'll take it from there.
You've an interesting history, and apparently many relevant tools for your quest. Good fortune to you, and stay in touch!