IN THE BEGINNING: Shawn was born in Burbank California at St. Joseph hospital. Shawn grew up in the film industry through his parents film business called “New Horizon Film And Video”.
Shawn graduated John Burroughs High School class of 1985 and pursued a career as a professional DJ for the span of 18 years in night clubs throughout Los Angeles as the resident DJ for night clubs as The Palace, Florentine Gardens, Club Hollywood just to name a few.
AIR WAVES: Shortly after the beginning of nightclubs Shawn also started a career in broadcast radio of which turned into a 15 year journey. Starting off as an intern in 1986 at the World Famous KROQ FM 106.7 of which segued into production and part-time on-air at midnight with Swedish Egil.
The journey continued thereafter: KROQ FM, MARS FM, GROOVE RADIO, HOT FM 97.7 and SIRIUS/XM. Holding positions such as, “On-Air Host, Music Director, Program Director”. During that span of time Shawn was fine-tuning his voice acting skill-set.
THE BIG TRANSITION: April of 2000 Shawn trained for endless hours through “Voice Coaching” to “re-train the brain” from broadcast announcing to voice acting. This was a completely different mindset of voice presentation that Shawn naturally transitioned to.
Shawn has since been a full time voice actor providing compelling voice work for Commercials, Movie Trailers, Narration, Promos, Business, Educational, and so on.
THE NEED: If you need a “unique and experienced” voice that can range from, Warm, Caring, Soothing, Smooth Mature conversational voice ……..TO…… High Energy Upbeat Young Adult with a Big Movie Trailer Bold and Commanding Voice, Shawn has proven time and again ideal for Television, Film and Production Studios Worldwide.
Shawn is Voice Over skilled in Commercials, Promos, Narration, Trailers, E-Learning and so on…
ADDITIONAL ARSENAL OF EXPERIENCE:
SOUND EFFECTS EDITING: in 1993 Shawn embarked on a journey with “Sound Effects Editing”. He worked for “Paskal Sound Design” in Hollywood Ca, and mastered the skill of sound design for the movie industry” Such credits held are: “The Baby-Sitters Club”, “No Way Back”, “Mighty Ducks”. Today Shawn is a professional Sound Effects Editor enhancing the way audio books and ebooks sound today giving them a “Movie Like Listening Experience”.
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Voice Over Representation
The Wayne Agency
Contact: David Martin
3255 Wilshire Blvd 15th Flo