Martin Drayton
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  • Park City, UT
  • United States
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Parkite's Silver tongue strikes Gold!

Started Sep 14, 2011 0 Replies

I was just interviewed by my local paper, the Park Record!http://m.parkrecord.com/park/article/Ym4mLsXDI'll just sit back and wait for the…Continue

Pro Tools Nightmare - Snap, crackle and pop!

Started this discussion. Last reply by dB Talent Sep 29, 2011. 10 Replies

Ok, here is my problem. From the moment I open Pro Tools 8.0.3, there is a loud crackling and popping in the headphones. When I hit record, it registers on the track, making recording impossible. I…Continue

 

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I WORK IN THE VOICE OVER INDUSTRY AS A(N)
Voice Actor
HERE'S A LITTLE ABOUT ME AND MY VOICE OVER EXPERIENCE
Martin worked on four series of the British Channel 4 Show “Board Stupid” as a Guest Presenter and the Resident Technical Expert. Alongside with Nic Fellows (the voice of Eurosport), Martin also commentated for two full seasons on the ISF Snowboard Tour for Channel 4 Television, often appearing in front of the camera. He has taught celebrities to snowboard on the Disney Channel UK, BBC Holiday Programme and the Weather Channel (USA), the latter to an audience of 14 million. An interview in 2007, while breaking a Guinness Skateboard World Record was shown on China’s Record Breakers Show, aired to an estimated 240 million viewers!

Presenter/Instructor on Exploding Snowboarding, UK’s top-selling Instructional Video also shown on all Winter ‘package-holiday’ flights to Europe for two seasons. When based in the UK, Martin was "The Voice (and face) of British Snowboarding".

Guest Lecturer, University of Utah 2009.

TRAINING
Experienced voice talent in various media, trained by Nic Fellows. Martin's voice has been heard on several National & International TV & Radio stations, Documentaries, DVD’s, Lectures, Safety Briefings and Corporate Training material.
RECENTLY BOOKED PROJECTS
Recent clients include:
-Hitachi
-Xcelus
-UKS&V
-Life Technologies
-IBM
-Oxfam
-VAW (Pakistan)
-Thr've Media
-StickyStreet (Washington)
-Park City Mountain Resort
-Destination Sports.
Over 15 years in the Industry.
LANGUAGES
Martin speaks conversational French which returns to being fluent with continued use, this allows him to provide excellent pronunciation of French place names etc.
VOICE DESCRIPTION
Martin Drayton is the Voice of Principle.
A natural communicator with excellent organisational skills. A hard-working individual with a great work-ethic, who remains professional and efficient under pressure.

A warm, rich and distinctive British voice over. Calm and clear, ideal for TV, radio, corporate/industrial productions and more. His style is believable and varies from formal to cool, young and sexy as required! Martin is very aware of the necessary copy delivery and can read scripts that require sensitivity and gravitas.

Martin can be hip and upbeat when the script demands and loves the challenge of bringing life to your words.
DIALECTS, Character voices and vocal impressions
Martin can perform a West Indian, as well most Regional British Accents. He can cover any age range from Young Male up to Senior, sophisticated Upper Class to Cockney.
VOICES I AM ABLE TO PERFORM
Senior Male, Middle Age Male, Young Adult Male, Teenage Boy
Union Affiliation
Non-affiliated
AUDIO DELIVERY METHOD
AIF, MP3, WAV
EQUIPMENT
Martin uses the VO 1-A Harlan Hogan Microphone and voices from a Pro-Tools equipped home studio using an Apple G5 computer, Mac Book laptop and Pro-Tools software. Skullcandy Headphones are his headphones of choice.

He is based near Salt Lake City in the US, so within easy reach of the major facilities there
WEBSITE
http://www.voiceofprinciple.com

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Dec 8, 2010
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technical questions about equipment and software used by voice talent who record at home - moderated by Beau Weaver
Oct 28, 2010
Martin Drayton replied to Laila Berzins's discussion 'Good ways of getting those gigs when you are just starting out and freelancing?' in the group MARKETING FOR FUN AND PROFIT
"Great advice Barry, its good to know you are not persisting for nothing. I have been on Voice123 for their 90 day trial and have had limited success, however those successes have turned into regular clients. I have recently signed up with Voices for…"
Oct 27, 2010
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Oct 27, 2010
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Oct 27, 2010
Martin Drayton replied to Mike Hudson's discussion 'Does including a photo hurt or help?' in the group Voices of Colors
"Interesting question... To add to my issue, I have a distinct British Accent, so that has the potential to confuse matters even more! But hey, if my picture makes a difference, as you say, I probably don't want to work for them anyway...its my…"
Oct 26, 2010
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This is a forum for issues of concern to voiceover actors of color. Instead of grappling with post-Obama VO industry questions alone let's work them out collectively by sharing our experiences.See More
Oct 26, 2010
Martin Drayton commented on Andy Boyns's group 'Ex-pat Voices'
"Hi there, I'm a Brit living in Utah. Primarily here to follow my Profession as a Snowboard Teacher (25 years and counting), I have now returned to V/O and TV Presenting. Nice to find some other Ex-pats, looking forward to sharing experiences!"
Oct 26, 2010

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At 2:10am on October 27, 2010, Andy Boyns said…
Hi

What a great intro on this page!

Look forward to getting to know you.

andy
At 5:18pm on October 25, 2010, Penny Abshire said…
Hi there, Martin!

I’m so happy to be one of the first to welcome you to the UNIVERSE! You've joined an amazing group of very talented and generous people. You’ll love it here!

I'd also like to invite you to join my VoiceOver Universe Group, Positive Thinkers UNITE! We welcome all creative, positive voices to join! We hope you’ll count yourself among us!

You can also check out the other groups here at VO Universe by going to the FORUM tab and then selecting GROUPS. There are some really good ones!

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Best wishes for your continued success! Let me know if I can be of help.

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At 11:00am on October 23, 2010, Kirk Kinsinger said…
Hi Martin!

We want to welcome you to Voiceover Universe! You'll meet some old friends and make some new ones around here!

Looking for some fresh ways to market yourself? Should you be on a Pay-To-Play site? Do you need an agent? Want some creative inexpensive ways to get the word out on you? How can you maximize your current client relationships? How do you find your niche? We're all either asking these questions or have some insight.

We hope you'll check out and join a group called MARKETING FOR FUN AND PROFIT. It's a group dedicated to discussing ways we can market ourselves - what works; what doesn't. You’ll find some very interesting ideas and concepts there! And we would appreciate your input. Click here for the link: MARKETING" FOR FUN AND PROFIT!

Thanks for your time! We trust our paths will cross soon!

Best to ya!

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