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Elainor KnightPro

Kent, United Kingdom

Actor, Musician

www.elainorknight.com

Voiceover artist and singer based in the UK.

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Experience

2011
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama : Jazz and Rock Summer School, London, UK
2009
  • City Lit. : Jazz Singing, London, UK
  • City Lit. : Making and Recording Music with Logic, London, UK
  • Richmond Jazz School : Jazz Vocal Masterclass, London, UK
2008
  • RFTS : Postgraduate Diploma course in Screen Acting, London, UK
2005
  • VoiceOne Voiceover School : Voiceover Summer School, San Francisco, USA
  • R. Jennings Voice Studio : Private singing lessons, Berkeley, USA
  • R. Saulsberry : Movie Trailers and Promos, Los Angeles, USA
  • Edge Studio : Private voiceover lessons, NYC, USA

Acting

TV Promo - Time Capsule (demo only)

Music - K. Sato Voice, editing - E. Knight

Acting experience:
  Previous paid speaking roles
Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
Accents spoken
  • Australian
  • New Zealand
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • USA California
  • French
  • Japanese
Elainor began her voiceover career in Japan in 2005 after studying with top US voiceover coaches. An experienced translator and ESL tutor with a passion for languages and accents, she has lent her warm tones to a range of projects including TV and radio commercials; TV announcing and voiceovers; corporate promotional videos; anime; radio imaging; audio tours; ESL DVDs and CDs; e-learning materials; on-hold messaging and more.

In addition to voiceovers, Elainor is a trained screen actress/presenter and has taken part in projects for the BBC, Channel 4, UKTV and the University of Surrey among others.

(Voiceovers) Performance credits include:

* TV & radio commercials for Panasonic, Toyota, OPA fashion malls (Japan)
* TV announcing/voiceovers for AXN Japan, NTV (Japan)
* Corporate promotional videos for Sony, Mitsubishi, Hitachi
* ESL material for NHK, ECC, ALC (Japan)
* e-learning material for Sony, Hitachi, Nokia-Siemens
* Onhold messaging for Japan Airlines, Nokia Japan, Asahi Net
* Radio imaging for FM Karuizawa (Japan), 100.9FM (Australia), 87.7FM (UK)
* GPS navigation systems for Sanyo, Zenrin

(Screen Acting) Performance credits include:

* Short comedy film "Weeding" (lead/sole character)
* TV show "Tarrant Lets the Kids Loose" (speaking role) (UKTV Watch)
* Short dramatic film "CRB" (co-lead)
* Promotional video for the University of Surrey (PTC)
* Promotional video for the Palmeira Real resort, Angola (featured)
* Execution of Gary Glitter (Channel 4)
* Micromen (BBC4)
* Forget Me Not (feature film)
* Black Book (TV movie)

Music

E. Knight - Moves like Jagger (Demo)

Demo of "Moves like Jagger" Songwriters: Adam Levine, Benny Blanco, Ammar Malik, Shellback

Vocal ability:
  Lead singer
Vocal range:
  Mezzo-Soprano
Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Metal
  • Electronic
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country
Influences: Shirley BasseyFrank SinatraElla FitzgeraldPeggy LeeNancy SinatraK.d. Lang

Elainor's vocal style has been likened to Peggy Lee, Norah Jones and Dido among others.
Since moving to the UK in 2009 she has sung at venues such as the Bull’s Head in Barnes, London; the Hideaway, London; Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-By-Sea; and Jagz, Ascot, as well as performing internationally.
In 2013 she released a debut EP of jazz/pop and electronica originals, which has received airplay in the UK and overseas.

Performance credits include:

* Debut EP of Jazz/Pop and Electronica originals
* Foodies Festival Hampton Court, London
* Cruiseship, Meditteranean & Baltic
* Jagz, Ascot
* Ropetackle Arts Centre, Sussex
* Resort, Maldives

Testimonials (small selection):

"Outstanding professionalism and vocal work. Just brilliant!"

- A. Guy, songwriter, producer,
Australia
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“Super voix Elainor... Bravo...”

- Eric Frasiak, award-winning French singer/songwriter,
France
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"Lovely singing, really enjoyed your performances."

- Clive and Jill S., passengers,
Carnival
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“Elainor,
You sound great when you talk, and even better when you sing like a bird!!! Bravo!!”

- Robert Conti, Jazz guitarist and educator,
USA
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