Dr. Terry has experience in a variety of disciplines that fall under the category of Voice Work. His voice and presentation style can be described as dynamic, authoritative, trusting, pleasing, and diverse in his range of ability to communicate. He is known for his affable approach and aptly engages any audience with the odd bit of humour thrown in.
Dr. Terry received his Bachelor’s degree in English in 1980 at Glendon College, York University’s French-speaking campus, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This allowed him to graduate bilingual. He returned to York’s main campus 35 years later, to earn his Master’s Degree and a Doctorate in Humanities.
Dr. Terry has a vast amount of experience addressing the public and providing narration for film and television and education purposes, along with ADR work, giving dozens of speeches at many international conferences, both academic and geo-political.
You can see an in-depth list of the many projects, speeches, and more Dr. Terry has been involved with over his decades-long career. Here are a few highlights:
The narration of his trilogy of Polar films: ‘ ‘The Antarctica Challenge – A Global Warning’ in 2009 and ‘The Polar Explorer’ and ‘The Changing Face of Iceland‘. along with ‘The War to End All Wars’ – A 7-episode documentary series that looks back at Canada’s contribution to World War I. Dr. Terry narrated one of the seven episodes in French.
As you can on his C.V., he has been the speaker at many international conferences. He has also been asked to be the Key Note Speaker, Moderator, Sessional Chair, or Panelist for the following conferences.
While working in the private sector, he has done extensive corporate video narration for advertising agencies a wide range of promotional and marketing videos. He has stage experience well as ADR (Additional Dialogue Recording) replacing the voice of actors in tv dramatic series such as Star Hunter. See IMDB.
Dr. Terry of course currently narrates many of his lectures for several universities. In 2020 he was voted Teacher of the Year, as students enjoy his lectures and approach so much.
Awards for narration include ‘Best Narrator’ at the Los Angeles Movie Awards for 2011 and ‘Best Documentary Voice’ at the Future Voices Awards at MIPCOM for 2009.