Voiceover Kickstart Ltd

  • Contact Name
    Guy Michaels
  • About
    Supercharging Voiceover Careers since 2006

    Dedication and audio excellence respected worldwide.

    Limited to 2 clients a week, Guy’s voicereel service is truly bespoke and whilst there is usually a wait it’s worth it. Each demo or set of demos is meticulously crafted to show you off. Sessions include masses of practical actionable advice on Kickstarting your VO career.

    Guy Michaels offers a FREE 4-week programme 'The Voiceover Kickstart'. Fully online, 15 mins a day and 100% free. It's not just for beginners as there's something in there for VO artists of all levels. Head to the website to sign-up today.

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Testimonials

  • Ivana Rakic
    Ivana Rakic
    As an aspiring VO artist, working on my first reels was an intense experience, and Guy made me feel very much at ease and guided me towards putting out some great products. :) I also have a Commercial and Dramatic voicereel on my Spotlight profile!
  • Linda Mathis
    Linda Mathis
    Great service
  • Lawrence J Cooper
    Lawrence J Cooper
    An outstanding voice reel service that both provides a top quality reel at the end but also helps train you to better understand the voice over industry as a whole. I highly recommend.
  • Lawrence J Cooper
    Lawrence J Cooper
    An outstanding voice reel service that both provides a top quality reel at the end but also helps train you to better understand the voice over industry as a whole. I highly recommend.
  • Sophie Dean
    Sophie Dean
    I couldn't recommend Guy more, he was professional, helpful and produced some great voicereels that I am so happy with.
  • Sophie Dean
    Sophie Dean
    I couldn't recommend Guy more, he was professional, helpful and produced some great voicereels that I am so happy with.
  • Barry Harrison-Fudge
    Barry Harrison-Fudge
    Guy is an exceptionally talented voice-over artist and pro voice reel producer. Highy recommend
  • Andy B Robinson
    Andy B Robinson
    A selecting of pieces showcasing my voice in corporate applications including; A corporate report, an explainer, E-learning & IVR. Written, directed and produced by Guy Michaels @ voice over kickstart, one of the UK's best demo reel producers.
  • Andy B Robinson
    Andy B Robinson
    A selecting of pieces showcasing my voice in commercial projects; Radio & TV adverts, an Appeal, a PSA, a Promo. Written, directed and produced by Guy Michaels @ voice over kickstart, one of the UK's best demo reel producers.
  • Richard Mann
    Richard Mann
    Voiceover Kickstart - fantastic service from start to finish, would recommend Guy to anyone serious about voiceover!
  • Dominique Munday
    Dominique Munday
    Absolutely fantastic to work with. Knows what he is doing and what is right for the individuals need.
  • Flora Bird
    Flora Bird
    Fantastic session with Guy. Very personable and highly experienced.
  • Steve Fortune
    Steve Fortune
    Guy knows exactly what to do to get the best from you and also about the industry in general. Relaxed and friendly environment too.
  • Benedict Waring
    Benedict Waring
    Guy was extremely supportive and professional before during and after the recording session and provided an excellent service. Highly recommend.
  • Cathy Conneff
    Cathy Conneff
    Really efficient, helpful, fast and top quality service. Highly recommend.
  • Cathy Conneff
    Cathy Conneff
    Guy is fantastic to work with and produces great results. I can highly recommend him.
  • James Callàs Ball
    James Callàs Ball
    Excellent service.
  • Rory Barnett
    Rory Barnett
    "It doesn't get much better than this. Super slick...effortless and so flexible. Producing these could hardly be described as work." Guy Michaels - Voiceover Kickstart
  • Mitch Howell
    Mitch Howell
    As a newcomer to the world of voiceover, Guy Michaels came very highly recommended to me by a friend and fellow actor, after having spent much time researching and reading about voiceover work and setting up demos and reels. From our initial conversation over the phone to the eventual recording session at his home studio, Guy was friendly, informative and incredibly welcoming. Not in any way condescending, and given the fact that I was just entering voiceover work, this was immensely encouraging. He makes you feel incredibly at ease and relaxed, and knows just the right time to throw in a piece of direction or suggestions. I must also mention, in line with many of the other reviews on here, that as well as receiving whichever eventual reel you choose to record with Guy (which, providing you are able to deliver the goods in terms of your vocal performance, will be of top notch quality), on top of this, the amount of advice and information Guy gives you is absolutely invaluable. Not only do you get a reel of great quality, but knowledge on how to approach finding work, what type of equipment to look for, how to set up a decent recording space, etc. I can totally understand why he is recommended so highly, and like my friend, I shall be recommending him too! Couldn't be happier with my experience with Guy. Oh and if you guys haven't heard of Guy's Voiceover Kickstarter course. Get on it! Free, and absolutely brilliant.
  • India Martin
    India Martin
    Guy is a truly fantastic producer and director who puts you totally at ease during the session and always gets the best from you. His personal approach to each and every client is a breath of fresh air and I will certainly be back for more voicereel magic in the future!
  • Malk Williams
    Malk Williams
    Guy is an excellent voice reel producer who knows the industry well, and works closely with his clients to get a personalised and highly professional finish. Strongly recommended.
  • polly nayler
    polly nayler
    Guy is great!
  • Andre Refig
    Andre Refig
    Excellent voice reel service
  • Miriam Babooram
    Miriam Babooram
    I would absolutely recommend Guy. It was a great experience and I am super happy with the finished product.
  • Miriam Babooram
    Miriam Babooram
    I would absolutely recommend Guy. The session was really friendly and relaxed. Guy really knows his stuff and knows how to bring out the best in your voice. Brilliant.
  • Becky John
    Becky John
    Guy Michaels is excellent.
  • Warren Palmer
    Warren Palmer
    A real pleasure to work with. Highly recommended.
  • Warren Palmer
    Warren Palmer
    Really amazing to work with. Friendly, put me at ease and really helped me with the process.
  • Aaron Hewit
    Aaron Hewit
    Absolutely delighted with my demo from Round Island. Guy is utterly brilliant and helped make the whole process fantastic.
  • Andy Watkins
    Andy Watkins
    Absolutely brilliant voicereel company with online course offered as part of the service they provide.
  • Annie Cowan
    Annie Cowan
    Guy's expertise,calm,conscientious and fun persona helped to create a great voicereel and happy client.
  • Gomolemo Makolomako
    Gomolemo Makolomako
    Excellent service. Guy is patient and caring in the way he gives guidance, great advice and support.
  • Gomolemo Makolomako
    Gomolemo Makolomako
    I am glad I recorded my voice-reel with Guy! He's patient, informative and guides you through the whole process.
  • Sadie Clark
    Sadie Clark
    An excellent experience recording and really pleased with the results.
  • Rachel Cash
    Rachel Cash
    Fantastic experience, really helpful and professional.
  • Rachel Cash
    Rachel Cash
    Fantastic experience, really helpful and professional.
  • Charlotte Harris
    Charlotte Harris
    Guy really knew what to listen for and always made sure we recorded pieces a few times (even if he was happy with the first take!) just so we covered all our bases.
  • Charlotte Harris
    Charlotte Harris
    Guy was really supportive and honest with me when it came to accents, which gave me confidence when recording!
  • Charlotte Harris
    Charlotte Harris
    I was really impressed with the gaming and animation reel Guy created for me. Not only did he write the scripts, but he added high quality production to each characters segment. I would recommend Round Island to anyone wanting to work in the voice industry.
  • Charlotte Harris
    Charlotte Harris
    I thoroughly enjoyed recording my voicereels with Guy Michaels. He was really friendly, personable and very knowledgeable about voiceovers. I was really impressed with the production values of my reels and would definitely recommend him to others!
  • Charlotte Harris
    Charlotte Harris
    Guy was brilliant, and really made me feel at ease throughout the entire process. He had a lot of knowledge about the voice industry, and came across as very personable which for me, made all the difference. He not only records high quality voicereels for you, but actively helps you to get started in the industry. I would recommend him to everyone!
  • Felicity Rhys
    Felicity Rhys
    Fantastic Service
  • Felicity Rhys
    Felicity Rhys
    Fantastic service
  • Erich Redman
    Erich Redman
    Ben at Round Island did a great job choosing the best bits from my various sources. He works fast, is very thorough and really knows his stuff, I can highly recommend him.
  • Grace Hewitt
    Grace Hewitt
    Guy Michaels of Round Island has done an excellent job of my voicereels. He put me at ease and took time to make sure that everything sounded brilliant, so I didn't feel rushed and this shows in the final result. Would definitely recommend him!
  • Sam Dunham
    Sam Dunham
    Fantastic company. Wouldn't use anyone else.
  • Charlotte Baker
    Charlotte Baker
    I am absolutely delighted with my voicereels from Guy at Round Island. He was such a pleasure to work with and has reems of knowledge to share. I am recommending him to everyone!
  • Grace Lewis
    Grace Lewis
    Incredible service! Had such a fantastic time with Guy! Round Island offer their clients a fantastic variety of recordings and seamless reels that are specifically designed and created to your strengths!
  • Paula Tinker
    Paula Tinker
    very helpful and clear. Good atmosphere in which to work.
  • Antonella Axisa
    Antonella Axisa
    Guy Michaels was great! He was very helpful even in choosing the material to read and guided me during my recording. I would highly recommend Round Island!
  • Katie Pattinson
    Katie Pattinson
    Round Island were fantastic at producing my commercial and narrative/drama voicereels. Guy has a wealth of knowledge and was brilliant to work with. I would highly recommend him.
  • Grace Lewis
    Grace Lewis
    Fantastic to work with! Guy is so helpful and has wonderful insight and advice on the industry!
  • Chris Walker-Thomson
    Chris Walker-Thomson
    Guy Michaels not only is a clear professional, but is also a very respectful man. He made me feel very welcome and it was a delight to be working with him. It was an inspiring experience and worth every penny. Highly recommend!
  • Yasmine Yagchi
    Yasmine Yagchi
    Working with Guy Michaels is an absolute pleasure! You enter in a cosy recording studio where you are warmly welcome with a cup of tea and quickly put at ease. Once you start recording, Guy knows exactly what he does and manages to give you direction always in collaborative spirit. You feel free and creative. For anybody who's looking to get a very professional voice reel do not hesitate anymore. Round Island is the place for you. In addition, you get to have a microphone for home recording....I mean...what else?
  • Rachel Voldman
    Rachel Voldman
    Helpful and highly informative, excellent results
  • Anouk Chalmers
    Anouk Chalmers
    Guy did a fantastic job at making the session relaxing, I thoroughly enjoyed working with him.
  • Helen Jessica Liggat
    Helen Jessica Liggat
    Guy was a pleasure to work with. Before the session he gave great advice and support with the choosing of pieces. The session itself was relaxed and fun. Guy is very knowledgable and was happy to answer any questions I had. And I am very happy with the results!
  • Helen Jessica Liggat
    Helen Jessica Liggat
    Guy was a pleasure to work with. Before the session he gave great advice and support with the choosing of pieces. The session itself was relaxed and fun. Guy is very knowledgable and was happy to answer any questions I had. And I am very happy with the results!
  • Helen Jessica Liggat
    Helen Jessica Liggat
    Guy was a pleasure to work with. Before the session he gave great advice and support with the choosing of pieces. The session itself was relaxed and fun. Guy is very knowledgable and was happy to answer any questions I had. And I am very happy with the results!
  • Rachel Voldman
    Rachel Voldman
    Excellent comprehensive, supportive and professional service. Highly recommend.
  • Rachel Voldman
    Rachel Voldman
    Comprehensive, friendly and professional service. Highly recommend.
  • Peter Revel-Walsh
    Peter Revel-Walsh
    great session with Guy provided me with excellent demo files thanks very much Guy
  • Peter Revel-Walsh
    Peter Revel-Walsh
    great session with Guy provided me with excellent demo files thanks very much Guy
  • Peter Revel-Walsh
    Peter Revel-Walsh
    great session with Guy provided me with excellent demo files thanks very much Guy
  • Emma Jeng
    Emma Jeng
    Excellent turnaround, pleasure to work with.
  • Rachel Voldman
    Rachel Voldman
    Highly recommend this company to create an original and high quality showreel.
  • Rachel Voldman
    Rachel Voldman
    Guy at Round Island was helpful, encouraging and professional from the outset. He provided advice on sourcing material, coaching on technique as well as constant encouragement and great tips on the industry and my reel sounds unique and well produced.
  • Rachel Voldman
    Rachel Voldman
    Guy Michaels at Round Island provides a fantastic comprehensive service covering not only advice and tips on sourcing material, coaching on technique and the recordings themselves, but also invaluable knowledge on setting yourself up in the voice industry. Highly recommend.
  • Natasha Vieira
    Natasha Vieira
    Guy was fantastic to work with from start to finish. He put me at ease straight away and was a constant source of support. Unlike some other voice reel companies you aren't handed a ready made script but rather guided by Guy to find the right pieces to suit your voice and needs. This gives your reel an induvidual and unique sound and ultimately a more professional reel. Guy is professional and knows the voice industry like the back of his hand. Very reasonably priced for the queality of service you receive.
  • Robert Daoust
    Robert Daoust
    Guy is a brilliant voice director. He is creative, professional, and very personable. I enjoyed our session immensely, and I have no doubt that what we put together for my voice reels will have real impact.
  • Stephen Schreiber
    Stephen Schreiber
    Guy works in a very professional and personal way to get the best out of your abilities. He produces very professional and lively voice reels.
  • Polly Nayler
    Polly Nayler
    Very good service, Guy Michaels is excellent.
  • Lesley Cook
    Lesley Cook
    It was great working with Ben. He really knows his stuff and was able to advise me on how to get the most out of my material to 'sell me' as an actor. Highly recommend.
  • Sarah Vevers
    Sarah Vevers
    Guy was fantastic to work with. He made me feel so relaxed and at ease and constantly guided me through the process. He knows exactly what he is doing and redirected me in a way that I could really relate to. The help with preparation was also fantastic, Guy was always at the other end of the phone if I needed any advice. I highly recommend Guy and round island.
  • Sarah Vevers
    Sarah Vevers
    Guy was fantastic to work with. He made me feel so relaxed and at ease and constantly guided me through the process. He knows exactly what he is doing and redirected me in a way that I could really relate to. The help with preparation was also fantastic, Guy was always at the other end of the phone if I needed any advice. I highly recommend Guy and round island.
  • Ruth Redman
    Ruth Redman
    professional and a pleasure to work with
  • Richard Mann
    Richard Mann
    Great service - I would highly recommend the company!
  • Virginia Byron
    Virginia Byron
    Guy Michaels knows this industry in depth and will provide LOTS of help and support on the day.
  • Arwen Prosser
    Arwen Prosser
    Very good, friendly and professional service.
  • Jackie Lye
    Jackie Lye
    I would highly recommend Round Island. I did a reel with another company which was very poor quality - wish I had known about Round Island first!
  • Grace Watts
    Grace Watts
    Round Island were fantastic to produce with. Guy Michael's gave me excellent direction and superb editing. I would highly recommend using Round Island to any one who is serious about producing a professional reel.
  • Sarah Sharman
    Sarah Sharman
    Great Service, prompt, Friendly and full of advice.
  • Alexander Giles
    Alexander Giles
    very good
  • Rosemary Smith
    Rosemary Smith
    Second new voice-reel
  • Rosemary Smith
    Rosemary Smith
    New voice-reel
  • Gemma Barrett
    Gemma Barrett
    Within a week of getting my voicereel back from Guy I already have my first V/O audition. Really pleased with the results and had a wonderful day.
  • Gemma Barrett
    Gemma Barrett
    Working with Guy was very easy and enjoyable, he was informative, helpful and friendly and I am really happy with the final result. Would recommend wholeheartedly!
  • Alexander Giles
    Alexander Giles
    very good
  • Alexander Giles
    Alexander Giles
    great company
  • Felix Pring
    Felix Pring
    Well facilitated, lots of examples to help compose suitable scripts, helpful advice (online and personal), friendly, efficient, quick turnaround, good value.
  • Layla Amir
    Layla Amir
    Great working with Guy from Round Island and FINALLY have the voicereel I've been wanting but putting off for years. Very very happy :)
  • Alexander Giles
    Alexander Giles
    very good - would recommend
  • Tracy Forsythe
    Tracy Forsythe
    Guy is brilliant. He just chatted to me beforehand so that by the time I recorded a word, I was completely relaxed. His turnaround is very fast and he really seems to know what he is doing.
  • Scott Christie
    Scott Christie
    A first rate service and experience - Round Island were quick, helpful and easy to work with, I couldn't recommend them highly enough!
  • Elizabeth Jackson
    Elizabeth Jackson
    Very professional and helpful, I would reccomend Round Island to anyone looking to have their showreel edited.
  • Vitali Malko
    Vitali Malko
    Ben is fantastic! Very professional and very helpful. I definitely will use "Round Island" again.
  • Susan Kingman
    Susan Kingman
    Excellent service
  • Sam Dunham
    Sam Dunham
    Great service, very friendly, quick and did exactly what I wanted them to do. And at a really great price. I think my showreel's great, would highly recommend them.
  • Carryl Thomas
    Carryl Thomas
    Fantastic! So pleased with the outcome, great value for money without cutting corners. Comfortable setting, efficient service, professional product.
  • Rebecca Stoddart
    Rebecca Stoddart
    A fantastically organised, professional company who look after your needs and requirements as an individual rather than just another actor. I highly recommend them.
  • Kerry McAleese
    Kerry McAleese
    Very professional, patient and helpful. Exceptionally good value for money at £30 an hour! Would highly recommend.
  • Lisa Genovese
    Lisa Genovese
    I have totally enjoyed the process of creating a showreel with Round Island. They are very professional, friendly and supportive. I am very happy with what we achieved with the little material I had and I feel I have a lot more to offer thanks to their help with my showreel and website.
  • Suzanne Goldberg
    Suzanne Goldberg
    They were great to work with, had really good ideas about what works and what doesn't while still letting me have some input. I'd recommend Round Island to anyhone.
  • David Hampshire
    David Hampshire
    Ben at Round Island can't be bettered for the work he does and his prices. I'm really pleased with his work for me. There's plenty of Showreel companies out there but if you want the best look no further than here.
  • Layla Amir
    Layla Amir
    Incredibly helpful, as well as providing a professional and high standard service. Would happily recommend them to friends.
  • Beverly Baxter
    Beverly Baxter
    Round Island tidied up my reel, adding some data. I was very pleased with their prompt and efficient service.
  • Nina Lucy Wylde
    Nina Lucy Wylde
    Fantastic! Makes you feel supported in an industry so often not so. Efficient and not at all expensive but with superb results
  • Mo Thomas
    Mo Thomas
    Round Island are extremely good.I found them to be friendly,helpful and knowledgeable. They are very competitively priced and I would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending them to anyone.Look at my showreel if you need to see a sample. Mo Thomas

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