Chris Hein

Chris is a 23 year old self taught actor and voiceover artist. His love of voice acting started when he was about 16, first inspired by Andy Serkis. Originally from Denmark but now living in London, Chris is fluent in both Danish and English. Alongside voiceover work, Chris also acts, writes and directs!

Ben Kernow

A native Cornish actor Ben Kernow grew up on a small farm on the North Cornish Coast. Ben trained at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA) and has since worked extensively on both the stage and screen in national tours to weekly repertory seasons. A speaker of the Cornish language Ben has a friendly and playful voice quality with a strong adaptability for character voices. When not acting he can often be found in his small vineyard.

Jon Slater

John Slater is a creative director, a lecturer,an art director, film extra and (most importantly here at Manchester Voiceover) a voiceover artist! John’s career has resembled something of an airline timetable, with arrivals (and departures) in Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, Toronto, Vancouver, Dubai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore Cairo, Cape Town, Nairobi, Jeddah,Addis Ababa, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago. He’s worked on everything from Apple computers to Zyliss food processors. His name has featured in awards annuals around the globe, garnering over 100 statues and certificates.

Rina Mahoney

Rina has spent in excess of 20 years in recording studios primarily recording leading roles in BBC Radio 4 Dramas. She was a semi-regular in ‘The Archers’ for a number of years playing the role of Jess Titchener, Rob Titchener’s wife in the award-winning domestic abuse storyline. Rina has recorded voice-overs for a number of corporate training and promotional products for internal and external use. She has an extensive theatre and TV career and has performed many classical roles as well as new writing with some of our most respected companies including the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Shared Experience, Birmingham Rep, Nottingham Playhouse, Liverpool Playhouse and Hull Truck. Rina has also appeared in some of our country’s most loved TV programmes including Casualty, Holly Oaks, Emmerdale, Coronation Street and Scott and Bailey amongst others. Originally from the Midlands Rina has used a number of accents professionally including Indian, Scottish, Lancashire, Yorkshire and RP. Rina has a gravitas to her voice while still retaining a warmth.

João Filipe

João Ferreira is an experienced, confident and versatile Portuguese voice-over talent with years of experience mainly in radio. He is fluent in English, Italian and Portuguese. Owner of a warm and very deep voice his vocal tone is authoritative, conversational, cool, reassuring and confident. Ideal for corporate videos, games, e-learning and commercials.

Orna Merchant

Orna is currently the voice of travel news on BBC Radio 5 live having been part of the on-air team for over 10 years, across all programmes. She is a regular voice on BBC Radio 2, can currently be heard on Sunday evenings and is their regular travel 'cover' presenter. Orna has worked in the radio industry for 20 years starting as a broadcast assistant at BBC Radio Manchester. After completing a graduate traineeship with EMAP Radio, she worked in commercial radio, including promotions and direct sales. As a radio presenter she presented her own show and co presented shows for the UTV Radio group, (now Wireless Group); add to that a taste of TV presenting for Channel M, based in Manchester. Orna regularly travels between Manchester and London for work and is keen to expand her portfolio. Orna can provide a warm but authoritative read and is suitable for narration, and corporate work. Her commercial radio experience has given her a good understanding of delivering a commercial message.

Rob Rhys Bond

Rob is a cheery fellow with lively, friendly and flexible voice! A unique blend of soft well spoken Merseyside and South Wales gives a reassuring professional blend for commercial and corporate and a great range of accents from both hemispheres with wicked comic timing for more lighted hearted projects. Rob has a good deal of experience in classic texts from Sherlock Holmes to Shakespeare gives Rob a powerful theatrical flair as well!

Max McGill

Gravitas. Comedy. Narration. You've probably heard Max McGill on commercials, narrations, and promos for everyone from U.S. network and cable TV, ABC's Good Morning America, Adult Swim, Disney, McDonald's, to American Forces Network in Europe, Asia, Central America, and Africa. Not only is McGill a major voiceover artist, but throughout his many years in the electronic media, McGill has coached and mentored national radio hosts and voiceover artists who are heard in broadcast markets throughout the United States, including New York City and Los Angeles. McGill also conducts voiceover acting workshops for the AFN, colleges, and universities. As a creative force, McGill has McGill received the highest honors from the advertising community, including the Radio-Mercury Award (awarded for writing, voicing, and producing,) and over 50 national and regional awards from the American Advertising Federation and other advertising and communication organizations for his writing, producing, and voicing skills.

Peter Rainer

Peter may have the voice of God, but he’s also got a fascinating life outside the booth. He’s the film critic for the Christian Science Monitor and president of the National Society of Film Critics. He can also be heard regularly on "Film Week" on the National Public Radio-affiliate KPCC-FM in Los Angeles. He was a finalist in 1998 for the Pulitzer Prize in Criticism and is the author of the acclaimed new book "Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era." He has also served as film critic for New York Magazine and the Los Angeles Times, and has lectured on film throughout the world.

George Orlando

From gritty, tough guy to corporate and formal, from friendly and upbeat to wry and dry, George Orlando has been giving people what they need since 2004. Some of the clients who have hired him include Quick Check, Hoosier Tires, True Value, eLearning, Audible, Edge Studio, Line 6, Borders Books and Music, and Consult-A-Doctor. George began his work in the theatre, and has studied with top NY casting agents.