Shannon Ames is a professional voiceover talent, DJ and actress based in North Hollywood, CA. With almost two decades of experience as a world renowned turntablist (DJ Shortee), music producer and record label ceo she is no stranger to the recording studio as well as running a successful and demanding business.

Her seasoned ear for audio and sound editing expertise enable her to offer a higher level of understanding and attention to detail than simply being a voice actor alone.Shannon’s acting and improv training in both comedy and drama paired with her natural charm and charisma make her both easy to direct and a joy to work with.

Shannon takes the time to understand your project and gives each client a unique and intelligent interpretation of copy, while delivering the best audio product with fast turnaround times, first-class service, and reasonable pricing. Voice work can be delivered in multiple formats such as MP3, WAV, AIFF, and sent via email or FTP from her professional state of the art recording studio. With a commitment to customer service, Shannon looks forward to helping you voice our next vision!


Voice Description
Female | Range 18 -30 | SAG-AFTRA Eligible

Friendly • Quirky • Youthful • Cheerful • Textured • Unique • Playful • Reassuring • Girl-Next-Door • Young Mom/Wife • Professional • Energetic • Believable • Confident • Modern • Edgy • Bubbly • Neighborly • Trustworthy • Informative • Educational • Soothing • Warm • Fun
Industrial Specialties
Commercials • Telephony • Narration • Audio Books • Voice Recognition


divider_01mixerShannon’s Specs

◊ Audition & Broadcast Quality Studio
◊ ASUS Zenbook – Intel i7 Quad-Core
◊ Windows 8 Professional 64 Bit OS
◊ Sony Sound Forge 9
◊ Ableton Live Suite 9
◊ Cakewalk Sonar Producer 8
◊ Native Instruments Komplete Audio 6
◊ A variety of Shure mics: KSM32, SM7B,
__KSM44, BETA58a, 55SH Series II
◊ Audio files (MP3, WAV, AIFF) delivered
__via FTP/Dropbox/Email or CD
◊ Most projects delivered in 24-48 hrs



VoiceTrax West

Fully equipped to handle the most professional projects, and accommodate ISDN, Phone Patch and Post-Production direction needs.

The studio is equipped with ISDN (Telos and APT), Source-Connect and phone patch to accommodate any type of session.

All of the booths are equipped with video for ADR or for referencing on-screen material.




Voiceover Technique
Advanced On Camera Film & TV, Cold Reading
Scene Study, Character Study, Improv
Comedy Sitcom Character & Technique
Comedy Improvisation
Monologue Technique
On Camera Film & TV
On Camera Commercial
Comedic Scene Study
VoiceTrax West
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Young Actors Space (Adult) *Ongoing
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Young Actors Space (Adult)
Jan & Jon Workshops
Comedy Academy