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  • Skills
    Skype/PhonePatch
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  • Genders
    Male
  • Languages
    English
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    southwest
    North American: northwest
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A man with a modulating voice, looking for a part to call home.

Pricing

Commercial VORadio BroadcastLowAvgHighNotesSession Fee$250$300$500To be charged in addition to usage feesLocal - 13wk Cycle$150$300$750Additional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Local - 6mo CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Local - 1yr CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Regional - 13wk Cycle$625$800$925Additional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Regional - 6mo CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Regional - 1yr CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%National - 13wk Cycle$700$950$1,250Additional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%National - 6mo CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%National - 1yr Cycle$750$1,500$2,500Additional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Complete Buyout$600-750$2,000$5,000Not advised - In perpetuity should be avoidedRadio TagsLowAvgHighNotesLocal - 13wk Cycle$50$250$500Additional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Local - 6mo CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Local - 1yr CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Regional - 13wk CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Regional - 6mo CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Regional - 1yr CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%National - 13wk Cycle$125$350$600Additional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%National - 6mo CycleAdditional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%National - 1yr Cycle$750$1,500$2,500Additional cycles should be paid at the same rate plus 20%Radio DramasHalf Day Rate - Up to 4hrsNotesNon-Principal Actors$400Principal Actors$860TV BroadcastLowAvgHighNotesSession Fee$400$500$750To be charged in addition to usage feesLocal Cable$150$300$500Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.Local Broadcast$250$400$750Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.Local - Small Market$150$250$400Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.Local - Large Market$400$750$1,250Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.Regional$750$1,500$2,500Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.National$1,500$2,500$5000+Union Scale Common. Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.Tags - General Rates$50$75$15020-25% of original spot per tag is common. Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.Tags - Local$50$75$150Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.Tags - Regional$100$200$300Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.Tags - National$250$1,500$2,500Union Scale Common. Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.Cable In-Show Narration$1,500$2,500$2,500$1,500 - $2,500 common for popular shows. Buyout limited to 1 year of cable TV use only. DOES NOT include internet/web usage.Internet & TV BroadcastLowAvgHighNotesSession Fee$400$500$750To be charged in addition to usage fees8wk - Internet Usage & TV Broadcast$1,500Includes any and all channels of advertising online and TV6mo - Internet Usage & TV Broadcast$1,750Includes any and all channels of advertising online and TV1yr - Internet Usage & TV Broadcast$1,500-$2,000$2,000-$3,000$3,000-$15,000Includes any and all channels of advertising online and TV2yr - Internet Usage & TV Broadcast$2,300-$3,000$3,000-$4,000$4,000-$20,000Includes any and all channels of advertising online and TVInternet UsageLowAvgHighNotesSession Fee$300$500$750To be charged in addition to usage fees8wk - Usage$500All channels of online advertising: website, pre-roll, and internet ads. Excludes internet radio6mo - Usage$375$750$1,000All channels of online advertising: website, pre-roll, and internet ads. Excludes internet radio1yr - Usage$550-$1,000$1,000-$2,500$2,500+All channels of online advertising: website, pre-roll, and internet ads. Excludes internet radioInternet Pre RollLowAvgHighNotesSession Fee$300$500$7508wk - Internet Usage BuyoutIncludes any and all channels of advertising online6mo - Internet Usage BuyoutIncludes any and all channels of advertising online1yr - Internet Usage Buyout$1,000$2,000Includes any and all channels of advertising onlineInternet Radio - Pandora, Sirus, AppleLowAvgHighNotes60 seconds or less$200-$250/spotRate includes 1 tag. Usage exclusive to 1 channelLong Form - :60+$400 1st hr / $200 per add'l 30 minsUsage exclusive to 1 channelTags$50/tagUsage exclusive to 1 channelInternet/Streaming Ads - YouTube, Hulu, etcLowAvgHighNotesPre-Roll, Mid-Roll, End Credits$250$500-$1,000$2,000YouTube ContentLowAvgHighNotesCharacter Voices - Animated Videos < 1min$50/character$100/character$250/characterCharacter Voices - Animated Videos > 1min$200/character$500/character$1,000/characterNarration: 3-5 Min Episodes$500$750$1,0003-5 mins is approx. 1,500 - 2,000 words. Average Rate applies to channels with under 500,000 avg views. High Rate applies to channels with over 500,000 avg views. Add $250 per additional 250,000 avg views.Channel Intro/Outtro$300 - $400$500$600 - $2,000As Channel gains subscribers, make incremental increases in the rate. Set markers for how many subscribers the channel has every six months and increase rate accordingly over time. For a high volume channel with millions of subscribers, the ideal would be to build up to $1,000-$2,000. Note - YouTube vendors do not traditionally pay much, and they do not understand licensing fees or traditional rates as they currently exist in other genres of voice over. Starting with a base rate of $500 (especially for new channels) and then increasing the rate as the subscribers grow is the best approach.Podcast/Internet Channel Intro & OuttroLowAvgHighNotesYouTube Channel$300 - $400$500$600 - $2,000As Channel gains subscribers, make incremental increases in the rate. Set markers for how many subscribers the channel has every six months and increase rate accordingly over time. For a high volume channel with millions of subscribers, the ideal would be to build up to $1,000-$2,000. Note - YouTube vendors do not traditionally pay much, and they do not understand licensing fees or traditional rates as they currently exist in other genres of voice over. Starting with a base rate of $500 (especially for new channels) and then increasing the rate as the subscribers grow is the best approach.Podcast$250-$300$400$400 +PSA's - Internet & BroadcastLowAvgHighNotes:60 or less$400$600$600+Promo/Imaging - Pricing per spot --> When recording multiple spots in one session, you should be paid per spotRadioLowAvgHighNotesLocal$50$100$200Regional$200$350$500National$300$500$750Station VoiceCustom RetainerUtilize rates to build retainer rateTVLowAvgHighNotesLocal$100$150$200Cable station Promos are considered “no union” work so there is no conflict with SAG-AFTRA, and each station has it’s own unique rate card. It is highly recommended that you run Promo work through a talent agency so that they can negotiate appropriately for you. It will not conflict if you are a union talent as promo is considered non-jurisdictional. Talent can be booked on guaranteed contracts with individual stations, or on a per spot basis. Contracts are usually for one year, but some are two.Regional$200$350$500National$500$750$1,000Station VoiceCustom RetainerNegotiate based on average workload - set max # spots/monthTrailersLowAvgHighNotesLocal - Small Market$100Regional - Medium Market$200$325$500National - Large Market$1,000$1,500$2,000Union Scale CommonNon-Broadcast: Corporate,Narration,E-Learning, Medical NarrationCorporate/Industrial/General NarrationLowAvgHighNotes1-2 min$200$300$400Single video usage only. DOES NOT include TV, broadcast, or any additional internet/web advertisement usage.3-5 min$250$400$550Single video usage only. DOES NOT include TV, broadcast, or any additional internet/web advertisement usage.5-10 min$350$500$650Single video usage only. DOES NOT include TV, broadcast, or any additional internet/web advertisement usage.10-15 min$450$600$750Single video usage only. DOES NOT include TV, broadcast, or any additional internet/web advertisement usage.15-20 min$550$700$900Single video usage only. DOES NOT include TV, broadcast, or any additional internet/web advertisement usage.20-30 min$650$900$1,300Single video usage only. DOES NOT include TV, broadcast, or any additional internet/web advertisement usage.30-40 min$750$1,200$1,700Single video usage only. DOES NOT include TV, broadcast, or any additional internet/web advertisement usage.40-60 min$850$1,600$2,300Single video usage only. DOES NOT include TV, broadcast, or any additional internet/web advertisement usage.Explainer VideosLowAvgHighNotesUp to 90 seconds$125$175$250After 90 seconds quote based on General Narration ratesPer Video Rate$250 per video with up to 175 words. Additional $50 for each 100 words thereafter.Single video usage only. DOES NOT include TV, broadcast, or any additional internet/web advertisement usage.E-LearningLowAvgHighNotesPer Finished Min$20 pfm$22-$25 pfm$27 pfmGeneral E-Learning Platform usage only. Additional usage compensated separately. $1 per file split is common.Per Word$.15-$.18/wrd$.25/wrd$.30/wrdGeneral E-Learning Rates Platform usage only. based on 12K+ words. $1 per file split is common. Additional usage compensated separatelyPer Finished Hr$1,200-$1,800$2,000-$2,500$3,600General E-Learning Platform usage only. Includes editing. Additional usage compensated separately. $1 per file split is commonPer Raw Hr$350-$500$600-$1,000$1,000-$3,000General E-Learning Platform usage only. RAW recording only. DOES NOT include any editingDirected Sessions$.10-$.30/word + $150-$300/hr Session Fee for any session that exceeds 60 mins.1st 60 mins of directed session is included at no charge. Session Fee + per word rate for anything after 60 mins.Medical NarrationLowAvgHighNotes1-2 min$250$350$550Rates are a guideline, rates should be adjustable within clients budget. Includes editing, file splits, naming, delivery, pick ups, etc. Free re-records up to 10% of total word count. Mistakes = Free. Studio & Production charges included in rates. Music, sfx, etc are extra3-5 min$300$475$5755-10 min$400$500$65010-15 min$500$575$75015-20 min$600$750$95020-30 min$700$950$1,35030-40 min$800$1,250$1,75040-60 min$900$1,650$2,350Per Word Rates$.15-.18/word$.25/word$.30/wordStart with Avg-High rate based on difficultyAnimation (Includes TV, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu)LowAvgHighNotesFeature Film, Animation, Animated Series (Includes TV, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon)$900 Session Fee up to 3 voices, $200/additional voice per 10 minute segment of animation or video$1,000-1,025 day rate (any single session up to 4hrs. Includes 3 voices. Add 10% per additional voice providedDOES NOT include internet/web usage. For streaming based platforms (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon), the rate covers usage on the streaming platform itself only, and does not include additional internet/web usageDirect to DVD$250/hr (2hr min)$400/hr (2hr min)$1,000-$2,000 (day rate of 4hrs Max)DOES NOT include TV, Broadcast, or Internet/Web usageShort Webisodes for Company Website and/or Youtube$250/hr (2hr min)$300-$400 (2hr min)$400-$500/hr (2hr min)10 mins Max, unlimited voices. DOES NOT include TV or BroadcastDubbingLowAvgHighNotesFilm/Animation$65/hrUnion Rate is $64.25/hrToys, Games & Mobile Game AppsStandard RatesNotesVideo Games$425 1st hr / $200 per additional hr / $400 for 1 page linesSingle product usage only (only one video game). DOES NOT include TV or broadcast usage.Video Games - Non Union Buyout$400 1st hr / $250 per additional hr for up to 3 voices / $250 per additional voice.Single product usage only (only one video game). DOES NOT include TV or broadcast usage.Mobile Game Apps - Character$350-$500 per game --> 1 hr up to 3 voices / $75 per additional voice.Single product usage only (only one mobile game). DOES NOT include TV or broadcast usage.Mobile Game Apps - E-Learning Educational$350-$400 for 1-5 finished minutes / $600 up to 10 finished minutesSingle product usage only (only one mobile game). DOES NOT include TV or broadcast usage.Toys & Games$250/hr --> 2 hour minimum$400 1st hr, $250/additional hr$400-500/hrSingle product usage only (only one mobile game). DOES NOT include TV or broadcast usage.Toys & Games Full Buyout$1,000$1,500-$3,000$3,000-$10,000Full usage buyout, all platforms in perpetuityToys & Games (Demo Products)$150/hrDemo usage only (for invention companies or internal usage). NOT for product usage.IVR / Message-On-HoldRates Quoted DirectlyStandard RatesNotesIVR$150 minimumRAW recording only. DOES NOT include editing. Editing should be an additional charge$150 + $1/prompt - $200 + $5/prompt$.08 - $.25/word, $50 - $200/hrMessage-On-Hold$200 minimumRAW recording only. DOES NOT include editing. Editing should be an additional charge$100/min, $8 per 3-6 sentence paragraphsRates as a "Roster Talent"Standard RatesNotesIVR / Message-On-HoldProduction Houses average rates $10-$20/paragraphOthers start @ $50 per half hour booth timeAudiobooksStandard RatesNotesPer Finished Hr$350-$375/hrPer RAW Hr$225/hrNarration only - NO editingProduction Add-On$75-$100/hrIf you are producing - editing, proofing, mastering this should be added to per hr rateHybrid Agreement$100/pfh plus royalty share*General Note - 18.5% should go to health & pension; 5% to paymaster for union conversionPick UpsStandard RatesNotesPicks Ups needed Due to Voice Talent ErrorFiles should be re-recorded and sent to client free of chargeMinor Pick Ups - Under 10 minsCan be included in the original price, free of charge, or charged at a small percentage of the original session fee - 5%-10%Major Pick Ups - Re-writes & Large Re-RecordsCan charge 50% of the original price. This can also be 50% of a full hourly rateStudio Fees & EditingStandard RatesNotesISDN/Source Connect$25-$100/hrDo not bill these separately --> Include in rates. Have a $400 minimum for any live session that includes 60 minutes, then $100/15 mins.Phone Patch$10-$25/connectionEditing - Breaths/Mouth Clicks/Sequencing$25-$50/hrInternational MarketStandard RatesNotesEU/UK CommercialOne-Country National = US Major Regional (NYC/BOS/DC) Multi-Country National = US NationalEU/UK tend to pay similar to US - less at the high end (Major Broadcast) and often more at the low end (Industrials, etc). $5K+ often high end capEU/UK Narration/Non-Broadcast$300 min / $50 pfm after 1st 3 minsEU/UK E-Learning & Long-Form.10 - .20 per word in local currencySouth American MarketTends to pay less than US & EU/UK. Use EU/UK as a guide for all genres --> adjust accordinglySE Asia/India MarketTends to pay less than South American Market. Use EU/UK as a guide for all genres --> adjust accordinglyIndia/Pakistan/Southeast Asia want more work for less pay. Aggressive negotiation, (to the point of hostility and insults--it is part of the culture), is necessary to secure legitimate rates. Ex - Indian E-Learning .08 - .10 per word for raw audio -w- mistakes --> There tends to be a lot of volume thoughMiddle East MarketRates vary wildly from lowball - $2,500 for local --> Aim High

Clients

TPA Infinity

Epiq Systems

Adam & Jason Productions

Anthony Enterprises

Stardust Hawaii

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