Olivier's Profile

Voice range: medium

French native speaker – RP accent

Fluent English with French accent

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Jan 1995 – Now      

Voice Over Artist – Presenter – Actor - Artistic Director - Translator

- Voicing in French and English for commercials, sport commentaries, documentaries, TV promos, corporate and educational programmes:

Dell, MTV, Discovery Channel, National Geographic Channel, ESPN Classic Sport, Cartoon Network, CNN, TCM, BBC, ITV, Ford, Sony Playstation…


- Presenting for TV shows, corporate videos, interviews, live event such as debates, exhibitions, Sporting event. Recent live presenting experience include the canon Expo 2010 in Paris.

- Acting in various corporate videos. Recent client include Black & Decker and GE Insurance

- Voicing, casting, translating and voice directing for more than a hundred computer games including: Kinect Sport, Shogun 2 Total War, Mario & Sonic at The Olympics, Professor Layton 2-3-4, Iron Man, Hulk, Half-Life2, Metal Gear Solid, Pro Evolution Soccer, Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness, Silent Hill, Wallace & Gromit.


- Voicing for film ADR : Sherlock Homes, Robin Hood, Casino Royale, The Da Vinci Code, The Bourne Identity...


- Adapting and translating English scripts into French for TV, radio and advertising.

Sept 1992 – Dec 1995 Music Producer/Broadcaster (BBC World Service - London) 

- Produced and presented a live daily music radio Show broadcast over 130 French FM stations.

- Produced music features such as A Full History Of Jamaican Music.

- Set up, conducted and edited interviews with leading pop stars (Pink Floyd, Bjork, Black Crowes, Spin Doctors…)

- Reported on international music festivals.

- Presented/MC on sporting and cultural events, and trade fairs.

- Voiced numerous radio adverts and TV promos.

1985 – 1992  Radio DJ, TV presenter and Journalist (West FM Radio - France)

- Produced and presented live 4 hours daily music radio Show.

- Voiced numerous radio adverts.

- Presented shows and interviews on the live TV channel of the 24 hrs of Le Mans car race.

- Presented high profile public events: rock concerts, movie premières and fashion shows.

- Commentated on various sports event such as car racing and football matches.

 

EDUCATION

1991                 Degree in Corporate Communication at Université du Maine (France)

1990                 Degree in Communication and Advertising at Esccom – Le Mans (France)

1988                 A-level equivalent specialised in philosophy, languages and literature

 

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