openPR Logo
Press release

Award-Winning Voices.com Member, Kurt Kelly, Voice of James Patterson's Self-Destructing Book Campaign

04-17-2015 07:05 PM CET | Arts & Culture

Press release from: Voices.com

After a nationwide search of thousands of voices, book author James Patterson and his advertising agency selected Voices.com member, Kurt Kelly, as the voice for the book trailer and campaign that is now up for several awards.

The book for which Kurt Kelly was chosen to be campaign narrator is part of the popular Private Vegas series of thrillers by Patterson.

Patterson's team took the launch of the book to new heights, with a major promotion that includes a trailer for an e-version of the book that literally self-destructs as you read each page, attempting to finish the book in under 24 hours, as well as a $294,038.00, over-the-top package that includes a first-class flight to an undisclosed location, two-night stay in a luxurious boutique hotel, a trained bomb squad to handle an actual self-destructing book, gold binoculars, a 5-course dinner with James Patterson, and the entire Alex Cross book series, all signed by the author.

This campaign, the first of its kind, had the goal of creating a sense of suspense, adventure, and uniqueness about Patterson's newest release. The booming voice-over for the project was recorded at Live Video Inc. Studios in Los Angeles using an ipDTL connection to New York Ad Agency studios for directed reads by Kurt Kelly, a star in his own right.

"They loved my delivery of the trailer without even seeing the video," says Kelly, who has voiced projects for such clients as SNL, Virgin, and Sony. "The sound I had was a home run for this new concept launch. It was a thrill to work with such an amazing production team, as well as to get the timing down to split seconds to fit the precut trailer."

The explainer video, which breaks down the campaign, both with Kelly's narration, can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kair9G1nM_0&list=UUIlQCCfaAz_zpbkSMjE6QsA

For more details, please visit jamespatterson.com

About Kurt Kelly

Kurt Kelly is an animation voice over artist, cartoon voice actor, and on-camera host. This broad vocal talent successfully continues on to VOIPs, IVRs, corporate video presentations, and various voiceover narrations. Kurt's voice conveys strength, warmth, sincerity, trustworthiness and reliability. Kurt is also the Signature Voice of the Sony PIX Television Network. His distinctive voice overs range from newscaster or announcer to cheesy animated and silly fun. He credibly delivers a solid scope of character voices from the guy next door to the thunderous voice of God.

About Voices.com

Voices.com strives to achieve amazing things through the talent and faith of ordinary people. Voices.com is the online marketplace that connects businesses with voice over talent.

More than 250,000 people from companies like ABC, NBC, ESPN, PBS, The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, Sony, Audible, Comcast, Bell Canada, Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Western Union, American Airlines, Toyota, Ford and GM as well as organizations such as the US Army and the US Government entrust the Voices.com online marketplace with their stories and collaborate online.

150 Dufferin Ave
Suite 800
London, Ontario, Canada
N6A 5N6

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Award-Winning Voices.com Member, Kurt Kelly, Voice of James Patterson's Self-Destructing Book Campaign here

News-ID: 308256 • Views: 10117

More Releases from Voices.com

Voices.com Brings Industry Event, LevelUp, to New York May 20th
The largest voice over marketplace in the world, Voices.com, will be in Brooklyn at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday May 20th to bring to the New York-area voice over community their 1-day industry event called LevelUp. LevelUp is a 1-day information-sharing event that brings voice actors, coaches, and clients together like never before for a fast-paced day of workshops and networking. Voices.com brought LevelUp to San Francisco
Voices.com Selected As One Of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers For 2017
(London, ON) April 25, 2017 - Voices.com has been announced as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers for 2017 by Mediacorp. Companies included on this list are evaluated on criteria that includes their physical workplace, work atmosphere, benefits, vacation time, performance management, training and skills development, and community involvement. Voices.com has strived to put their employees first in a dynamic, ever-changing work environment, most notable in their recent move
Voices.com Co-Founder Announces the Launch of New Podcast Series, Sound Stories
Stephanie Ciccarelli, an award-winning host and internationally renowned business leader, has launched her newest initiative, called Sound Stories. Sound Stories is an inspirational new podcast for creative professionals, and is the brainchild of this Canadian entrepreneur and Voice Acting for Dummies author. Each episode, Stephanie is joined by a new industry expert, providing listeners with relevant and entertaining tips and tricks to jumpstart their own creative process. It’s a podcast
Voices.com Member, Satauna Howery, Wins Inaugural New Venture Business Competiti …
Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired's Forsythe Center for Employment and Entrepreneurship (FCE) recently announced the winner of its first-ever New Venture Business Competition. In the spirit of ABC's hit show, Shark Tank, the center invited their students to submit plans for a startup for a chance to win one of three cash awards. FCE was launched in 2011 to address the 70 to 80 percent un-and underemployment rate among

All 5 Releases


More Releases for Kurt

Global Workholding Tombstone Market 2018 - Kurt Workholding, AME, Gerardi SPA
Apex Market Reports, recently published a detailed market research study focused on the “Workholding Tombstone Market” across the global, regional and country level. The report provides 360° analysis of “Workholding Tombstone Market” from view of manufacturers, regions, product types and end industries. The research report analyses and provides the historical data along with current performance of the global PP Pipe industry, and estimates the future trend of Workholding Tombstone on
Kurt Krautheim Joins Shipkevich PLLC As Of Counsel
Kurt Krautheim has joined Shipkevich PLLC as of counsel today, assisting the firm's litigation practice and expanding its Fintech practice in regulatory work concerning Fintech companies, virtual currency and ICO based in Switzerland and other European jurisdictions. Mr. Krautheim comes to Shipkevich with an extensive background in civil disputes , and particular experience in construction, fraud, contracts, and business litigation. In addition to handling civil disputes, Kurt advises domestic and international business clients in legal
Global Urinalysis Strips Market 2017- Roche, Abbott, Beckman Kurt, SYSMEX
The Global Urinalysis Strips Market 2017 Research Report includes a complete and meticulous study of Urinalysis Strips industry covering different aspects like market volume, market Share, market strategies, Urinalysis Strips growth trends, variety of applications, utilization volume, demand and supply analysis, production capacity and Urinalysis Strips industry cost structures during Forecast period from 2017 to 2022. The report titled Global Urinalysis Strips Market 2017 provides the comprehensive study of Urinalysis Strips
CDS CAD Download Solution Success for Kurt® Workholding
San Jose, CA, July 10, 2014. CDS (Catalog Data Solutions), a leading provider of online solutions for industrial suppliers, today announced success details from its Ecreativeworks built Kurt Workholding website. Minneapolis, Minnesota based Kurt Workholding manufactures vises and workholding products for clamping workpieces. “We added product CAD models to our website because the industrial buying process has changed. Industrial Designers, like the rest of us, now search online for what
Light Bureau: Well Heeled Lighting At Kurt Geiger
Light Bureau is very proud to announce the recent completion of the first project with shoe retailer Kurt Geiger in the Portobello Road area of Notting Hill, London. The store includes over 500sqft of retail space and is designed to impart a sense of upmarket boutique. Glass shelves adorn mirrored walls whilst bespoke glass tables and consoles provide central display areas. This carefully selected pallet of finishes provides high reflection
Kurt Fleckenstein at the Performance Intermedia Festival in Szczecin, PL
After the initial stage of live art and performance festival, starting from the fifth edition in 2008 the Festival has been organised based on three pillars: analog performance, intermedia (multimedia performance arts, live multimedia, intermedia facilities, idea art), intermedia and performance interventions in the public space. An essential part of the Festival includes an educational program, promotion of young artists and discussions. The works presented within the framework of the Festival