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Grainne Gillis

Grainne Gillis

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production Company
2016 Narrator
Audiobook
The Fractured Life of Jimmy Dice Heavy Entertainment
2016 Narrator
Audiobook
How Much the Heart Can Hold Heavy Entertainment
2016 Narrator
Audiobook
Dublin's Fair City Soundings Publishing
2016 Narrator
Audiobook
The Likeness Heavy Entertainment
2016 Narrator
Audiobook
The Silent Dead Oakhill Publishing
2016 Narrator
Audiobook
Ha'penny Chance Soundings Publishing
2016 Narrator
Audiobook
The Likeness Heavy Entertainment
2016 Narrator
Audiobook
The Silent Dead Oakhill Publishing
2016 Narrator
Audiobook
Songs of Love and War RNIB
2016 Radio Announcer/Various
E-learning
ID Audio E-Learning ID Audio
2016 Narrator
Audiobook
Where the Shamrock Grows Soundings Publishing
2015 Narrator
Narration
The Heart of Winter Oakhill Publishing
2015 Narrator
Audiobook
Scent of Cloves Soundings Publishing
2015 Narrator
Audiobook
Galway Girl Soundings Publishing
2015 Narrator
Audiobook
The Ballroom Café Oakhill Publishing
2015 Narrator
Audiobook
Shadow across the Liffey Soundings Publishing
2015 Narrator
Audiobook
Her Father's Daughter Soundings Publishing
2015 Narrator
Audiobook
The Dead Ground Oakhill Publishing
2015 Narrator
Audiobook
A Time for Friends Isis Publishing
2015 Narrator
Audiobook
The Long Hot Summer Isis Publishing
2015 Narrator
Audiobook
Through Streets Broad and Narrow Soundings Publishing
2015 Narrator
Audiobook
The Summer Guest Oakhill Publishing
2014 ADR
Film
Brooklyn Sync or Swim/Goldcrest Studios
2014 Voiceover
Commercial
Flora margarine The Sound Company
2014 Narrator
Audiobook
The Lost Garden Soundings Publishing
2014 Narrator
Audiobook
Martha's Girls Soundings Publishing
2014 Narrator
Audiobook
Driving Home for Christmas Oakhill Publishing
2014 Narrator
Audiobook
The Lost Oakhill Publishing
2013 Narrator
Audiobook
Perfect Wives Oakhill Publishing
2013 Narrator
Audiobook
Vet Among the Pigeons RNIB
2013 Narrator
Audiobook
With All My Love Isis Publishing
2013 Narrator
Audiobook
The Winter Gathering Isis Publishing
2013 Narrator
Audiobook
Land of Dreams Oakhill Publishing
2013 Narrator
Audiobook
City of Hope Oakhill Publishing
2012 VO
Commercial
Marriott Hotels Europe MVC
2012 VO
Commercial
Revitive Revitive
2012 Narrator
Narration
Ellis Island Oakhill Publishing
2012 Narrator
Narration
Taken Oakhill Publishing
2011 Narrator
Documentary
British Metals Association Hub TV
2011 Narrator
Narration
Christmas Magic Oakhill Publishing
2011 Narrator
Narration
Talk to the Headscarf Clipper Audio
2011 Narrator
Narration
On Canaan's Side Clipper Audio
2010 Narrator
Narration
Byron in Love by Edna O'Brien RNIB
2010 VO
Corporate
Lifeline Screening Lifeline Screening
2009 Narrator
Narration
The Insider by Ava McCarthy Oakhill Publishing
2009 ADR Artist
Dubbing
Leap Year Goldcrest Studios
2009 Narrator
Narration
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin RNIB
2009 Narrator
Narration
Her Warrior King RNIB
2009 Ellen
Narration
Riot Random House USA
2009 Narrator
Narration
Watermelon - Marian Keyes RNIB
2009 Marnie
Narration
This Charming Man - Marian Keyes RNIB
2008 Miss Weightless
Film
Robin LCC
2006 Narrator
Film
Red Cheeks Pixelsplice
2006 Mary
Cartoons
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Brusselmans Productions
2003 Ella Branwell
Film
Stop Esso Berry Productions
2001 Presenter
Radio
Women Composers Lyric FM/ RTE
1996 - 1998 Presenter
Radio
Artbeat Cork Campus Radio
1996 Singer
Film
Intercession Cathal Condon Productions

Education

Equipment

I own and can operate: Basic Home Studio, IPDTL

Short description of my voice

Warm, assured, authoritative and sexy. A highly skilled and reliable voice artist with extensive narration experience. You can have a listen to some of my books on Audible by following these links:

On Canaan's Side
UNABRIDGED
by Sebastian Barry
Narrated by Grainne Gillis
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_1?asin=B005FYKA8I&qid=1371220907&sr=1-1

Taken
UNABRIDGED
By Niamh O'Connor
Narrated By Grainne Gillis
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_2asin=B008CQWAAM&qid=1372019515&sr=1-2
Talk to the Headscarf
UNABRIDGED
By Emma Hannigan
Narrated By Grainne Gillis
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_3asin=B005XP2R0S&qid=1372019515&sr=1-3

Christmas Magic
UNABRIDGED
By Cathy Kelly
Narrated By Grainne Gillis
http://www.audible.com/pd/ref=sr_1_4asin=B005XP2WLM&qid=1372019515&sr=1-4

Additional Skills

Excellent singer - operatically trained mezzo-soprano working in the UK. On the readers' list at the RNIB. Was a member of the APA from 2008-2010. Is a member of Equity UK and Actors' Equity USA, and is on the Singers' Committee for Equity. Has won several awards for singing in Ireland, as well as scholarships for masterclasses in the UK and Italy.

Referees

"It was a delight to work with Grainne on The Insider by Ava McArthy. She had a wonderful ability to narrate accurately and maintain the story throughout a long unabridged book. I will certainly be using her again." - Douglas Kean, Oakhill Publishing

"Thanks Grainne, I never expected it to sound so good.You brought it alive and made it visual" - Cathy Mansell, Author

"Listen to The Ballroom Café! Gráinne Gillis brings it to life! Thanks Gráinne for giving The Ballroom Café its voice." - Ann O'Loughlin, Author

For a more detailed overview, please visit www.grainnegillis.com

Skills

Native accent Irish
Voice Style Empathic, Rich, Sexy, Warm
Age Range 30 - 45, 45+
ISDN Line Yes
Media Specialism Audiobooks Cartoons Commercials Corporate Documentary Narration Radio Video Games
Home Studio Yes
Accents (International) Irish
Accents (UK) Gloucester, Northern Irish, RP, Somerset
Accents (North American) Californian, General American, New York City, Southern American
Languages Spoken French, German, Italian
Work Permits EU, USA
Organisation Membership Equity
ipDTL Yes