Simon James

Miembro desde 8 años
"Upbeat, sincere, trustworthy, real. Huge character/style range"

Simon has a natural Southern English (London)accent, but is very versatile with a huge range of other styles and accents.
He is upbeat, sincere and engaging for commercials, and great at friendly and authoritative corporate reads/narrations.
Reads can be energetic, reflective, manic or smooth.
Simon has a huge range of characters including pathe news, soccer commentator, gameshow host, Santa, elf, deep south American, army sergeant, cartoon dracula.

My work is heard worldwide on scores of radio and television commercials, and
in the corporate sector on a wide range of video, animation and web narrations.

My home studio is fully equipped with high quality equipment. I am avaiIable at your convenience, am very easy to direct, and will always deliver a fast finished product.

 Formación

Virgin Radio, Century FM, NCTJ qualification

I was a multi award-winning broadcaster on National and regional UK radio for many years.
My programmes often featured sketches and pastiches, which means I have always needed to create new voices and imitate many styles, which I continue to do daily. Currently, I average around ten sessions per day.

 Experiencia

Almost 20 years as national and regional UK broadcaster, 5 years as established UK VO.

Worldwide large brand client list includes: Universal Studios, Shell, GoDaddy, Amazon, ITV, Buildbase, BBC, VansDirect, Sky Television, Investec, Kuoni, The National Theatre, Jaguar, Tottenham Hotspur FC, Kawasaki, Ford, Fiat, Land Rover, Carling, Elavon, BMW, Durham CCC, Travis Perkins, HAWS and many more top brands.

All the major UK radio groups:
Global Radio group, NEWS-UK (Talksport, Virgin), Bauer Radio Group, KM group, MSH group and more.

Plus: Real Radio Thailand, Z100 (USA), Riviera Radio (France),
Radio Nova (Spain), iRadio (Ireland) and many more international stations.

FOX films, Dene Films, Mutant Koala (Finland),
Fuse Interactive (USA), Jenova,
MTM Linguasoft (USA), McKinsey, Matinee Multilingual, Frame Communications (Italy), Real Group UK e-learning, You-know, Floch & Ebeling (Germany)

 Características

Vast character and style repertoire. Specialist in UK regional accents (London, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Yorkshire, Cornwall)