By Stephanie Ciccarelli
December 21, 2006
Audio entertainer and game developer, Philip Bennefall of Sweden, packs a powerful punch with a combination of development, production, and voiceover services.
Philip Bennefallâ€™s voice over career began with the voicing of four roles in the CD-ROM â€œDinas-Worldâ€, or in Swedish, "Dinas VÃ¤rldâ€ a project for Save the Children in Sweden. Dinas-World is a production that identifies the different rights that children possess in the form of an animated series.
Having nurtured a love for voice acting from an early age, Philipâ€™s transition into voiceovers and signing up with Voices.com was natural and proved complementary to his background in the gaming industry.
A game developer by trade, Philip has expertise in many facets of production, including developing games for the visually impaired, coupling those projects with impeccable sound effects and voiceover performances.
When interviewed recently, Philip revealed that it is vital that games created for the visually impaired are produced in a quality and professional manner, paying special attention to sound effects and voice acting.
Philipâ€™s favorite voice acting pastimes consist of performing character voices, including a perfect imitation of Donald Duck, a beloved character of Disney fame.
As a singer and a composing hobbyist, Philip has hundreds of VST and Direct X effects in his library and makes use of his skills as a producer by modifying and expanding his vocal range using voice changing, filtering and enhancing technologies. Some of Philipâ€™s character voice roles comprise of computer voices, robot voices, and voices for both heroic characters and those of a darker nature.
Recently, Philip Bennefall started developing his own audio drama productions, featuring material from the horror and thriller genres. Philip will serve as director, audio producer, and casting director for the dramas, voicing minor roles in select productions himself.
The most challenging aspect of this endeavor is that Philipâ€™s voice actors are internationally based, however, with todayâ€™s technology, Philip can overcome those obstacles and produce first-class content, regardless of location.
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