Public speaker, XR researcher, and voiceover specialist Simone Kliass is the creator and curator of Pixel Voice, a track of the Pixel Show International Creativity Conference focused on voice for commercial broadcast, dubbing, animation, gaming, and emerging tech. As a founding member of the Brazilian X-reality hub XRBR, Simone develops new approaches to story-telling in immersive formats and she has given talks on voice as an interface in emerging tech at South by Southwest (SXSW) and VO Atlanta in the USA – and Rio2C, Path, HackTown, and Pixel Show in Brazil. What's more, Simone presents Brazil's leading virtual reality event (Hyper VR Festival), works as a coach and consultant for Edge Studio in New York, and gives workshops at venues such as the VoiceOver Network in Europe. Employed by Globosat as the voice of the GNT channel, Simone also records regularly for the São Paulo International Airport, LATAM Airlines, Walmart call centers, SKY Pay TV, and nationally broadcast TV and radio commercials. For further information, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recording booth with sE Electronics SPACE reflection filter. Neumann u87, Neumann TLM 67, AKG C414 XLII, Audio-Technica 4047/SV and Sennheiser MKH 416 microphones. Avalon VT-737SP and Neve Portico 5015 pre-amps. Apogee Ensemble interface. Mac OS with Pro Tools. Remote direction by phone patch or Skype. Immediate delivery via Dropbox. PayPal preferred.
To read more about Simone Kliass's professional recording studio, please click on the Sound on Sound covers below left and middle. For international press about Simone's work, click on the Monocle cover below right.
"I met Simone (her voice anyway) when I needed to portray a modern-day woman: strong, with an attitude, in charge of her own life, but at the same time sweet, feminine, and delicate. And it worked. Simone's voice gave life to everything I had imagined. Over time I started recording more and more commercials with Simone, as well as promos for my radio program. Without a doubt Simone is my favorite female voice. She is eclectic. With the simple change of tone she can get where we want to go. She's like my character. Strong and sweet."
Creative Director at Publicis Brasil
"They say a good producer isn't the one who knows what to do, but the one who has the phone number of the one who knows what to do. So you better have Simone's number. She's an amazing actress and voiceover talent, Upbeat by nature, smart, and above all a super professional who plays by the book. She gets it done and she's a genuinely nice person. Don't have her number? Write it down."
Producer of soundtracks for "City of God", "Lord of War", and other films
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