Voiceover specialist, XR researcher, and public speaker Simone Kliass is the creator and curator of Pixel Voice, Brazil's leading voiceover conference. Held each year in São Paulo during the Pixel Show International Creativity Conference, Pixel Voice caters to professionals who work in commercial broadcast, dubbing, animation, gaming, and emerging tech. As a founding member of the Brazilian X-reality hub XRBR, Simone has developed new approaches to storytelling in immersive formats and she's given talks on this subject as well as on voice branding at South by Southwest (SXSW) and VO Atlanta in the USA; The VoiceOver Network in Europe; and Rio2C, Path, HackTown, and Pixel Show in Brazil. Simone hosts Brazil's leading virtual reality event (Hyper VR Festival), works as a consultant for Edge Studio in New York City, and offers workshops on the global voiceover market. Employed by Globo TV as the voice of the GNT channel, Simone is also the vocal identity of the São Paulo International Airport, LATAM Airlines, SKY Pay TV, and hundreds of brands that broadcast on TV and radio across Brazil.
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2020 PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS
"The Line", a fantastical VR story developed by ARVORE Immersive Experiences and set upon a scale-model of 1940s São Paulo with narration in its original Portuguese by Simone Kliass, won a 2020 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Innovation in Interactive Media. The English-language version is narrated by Brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro ("Westworld").
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"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."
Sérgio Scarpelli (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."
Ed Côrtes (Producer of soundtracks for "City of God", "Lord of War", and other films)