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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.
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:
-Park City Mountain Resort
Over 15 years in the Industry.
Martin speaks conversational French which returns to being fluent with continued use, this allows him to provide excellent pronunciation of French place names etc.
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
AUDIO DELIVERY METHOD
AIF, MP3, WAV
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
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"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!"
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