Ian O'Donnell

Membre depuis 3 années •
"Luxury / Trustworthy / Neighborly; Versatile Character Voices"
Ian O'Donnell

Known for a Luxurious, Neighborly, Trustworthy voice; Wide variety of accents, dialects and character voices!

• Known for an Honest, Classy, Knowledgeable & Neighborly voice:
- Trustworthy, Professional, Luxury, Smooth, Guy-Next-Door, Genuine, Friendly, Conversational, Sincere, Intelligent, Believable, Down-home, Confident, 'Everyman'

• While offering a wide variety of accents & dialects:
- North American English: Genteel Southern, Texas Drawl, 'Redneck', New York, Mid-America, California, Canadian
- Other accents in English: Irish, Scottish, Russian/Eastern European, Japanese/Asian, Australian, Indian, British, French, German, Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean/Jamaican

• And a broad range of characters, including:
- Old Codger, Pirate Captain, Nerd/Geeky kid, ‘The Colonel’ (think Mark Twain sipping a mint julep), Leprechaun, Wise King, Mafia boss, Cop/Detective, Evil mastermind villain, Henchman, Superhero, Military officer, Drill Sergeant, Doctor/Psychiatrist, Caring Granny, Wicked witch & more

• Plus lots of Fun, Goofy, Irreverent & unusual voices and sounds, including:
- Non-human and Cartoon voices; Combat / Fighting sounds & efforts as needed
>> Got something unusual?? Let me give it a try – I’m your guy!

• Versatile and Flexible; Good ear for mimicry; Providing the right voice, tone or character for your need
- Takes direction well; Professional talent; Easy and fun to work with!

• Absorbs & masters complex terms – technology, medical, legal, industrial, etc. – and can deliver them with confidence

• Extensive exposure to a variety of languages and cultures, as well as a wide range of industries and specialty jargon

 Formation

• Studied with numerous vocal, acting and music coaches over the years.

• Completed multiple VO/VA training sessions (private instruction, workshops) with Bob Carter, September Day, Julie Shaer-Deutschle, NAVA / North Atlanta Voice Actors, Neighborhood Studios. Numerous professional improvement sessions.

• Continuous self-analysis & training to improve my ability to deliver the right voice or voices for each client.

 Expérience

• Voice Actor in film, 'Curtiz'; Provided impression voice for well-known actor, Claude Rains (1889-1967) as Capt. Renault in 'Casablanca'
- Film won Best Film, Grand Prix des Amériques at 2018 Montréal World Film Festival
• IVR / On-Hold marketing & messaging / Phone systems
- Currently on Talent Roster for PHMG; Multiple clients
• Voice Actor in full-length animated film
- Details confidential; Currently in production
• Video Game Voice Actor
• Commercial VO
• Musician & Singer 20+ years - Traditional & modern music; Live performance in US & Europe
• Recording & studio experience
• Actor - Live theater, musicals, dramas; Industrial film
• Live Announcing / Presenter for Awards & Events, Emcee / Master of Ceremonies, Game Show Host
• Speaker - Corporate & professional events
• Instructor - Classroom, seminar formats
• Songwriter, Lyricist

 Particularités

• Can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• Copywriting services
• Musician & Singer - Traditional & modern music
• Well-traveled across the US, Europe, Asia with knowledge of a variety of languages (including Spanish, German, Japanese, along with dabbling in French, Irish (Gaelic), Italian, Greek, etc.) - which is a huge plus for performing realistic accents & dialects!

• Broad background includes a wide range of experience:
- High-tech, Computer networks & software, Finance, Medical/Chem/Bio
- Teacher, Coach, Consultant
- Security, Executive Protection, Investigation
- Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Lyricist
- Emcee / Master of Ceremonies, Presenter / Announcer for Awards & Events
- Stunts, Stage Combat, Fight Choreography
- Game Show Host