Liz MacRae - Award

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You have most probably seen Liz in films or on TV shows, or heard her voice on numerous projects. She has been one of the established “go-to” talents since she was in her teens. Although most of her work has been done in and around Montreal, she has been seen and heard around the world.

Her work includes hundreds of well-known TV and radio commercial voiceovers, as well as voices on cartoons, video games, documentary films, and corporate and pharmaceutical narrations.

As a performer known for her versatility, she has also enjoyed on-camera roles in many films, TV series and television commercials.

Some of her achievements:

  • 2015: Montreal ACTRA Awards – Winner for “Outstanding Voice Performance” as “Donna” in the “Bounty Hunters” cartoon series. (see line below)
  • Liz is the voice of “Donna,” Jeff Foxworthy’s mom in the 2013 animated series “Bounty Hunters,” which was seen on CMT (Country Music Television) in the USA and on TCN (The Comedy Network) in Canada. The series also stars Larry The Cable Guy, Bill Engvall and Lisa Lampanelli.
  • Liz worked with Oscar-winning actor William Hurt in “The Blue Butterfly,” Katie Holmes in “Abandon” and Beau Bridges in “Million Dollar Babies,” to name just a few of the numerous film projects she’s been a part of (see CV).
  • She sang on many children’s recordings, including the popular CDs “Caillou’s Favorite Songs,” “Madeline’s Favorite Songs,” and the TV show “The Big Garage.”
  • Liz was heard voice dubbing in the English versions of Denys Arcand’s Oscar nominated films for the following actresses: Catherine Wilkening in “Jesus of Montreal” and Genie Award winner Louise Portal in “The Decline of The American Empire.”
  • She has also voiced innumerable dubbing projects, voicing the performances of Carole Laure, Pascale Bussières, Isabel Richer, Élise Guilbault, Mitsou Gélinas, and Geneviève Brouillette, to mention a few of the actresses.
  • Cartoons include: Caillou, Arthur, Wimsy’s House, Bounty Hunters, Mimi Let’s Save Duncan, The Dog Who Stopped the War, The Rooster of St-Victor, Gofrette, The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog, The Bellflower Bunnies, Kid Paddle, Astro Boy, Madeline, Wumpa’s World, How Dinosaurs Learned to Fly, Peter Pan, The Wizard of Oz, Samurai Pizza Cats, Kids from Room 402, The Triplets, Calimero, Maya the Bee, Mrs. Pepperpot, For Better or For Worse, Bumpity Boo, Belle and Sebastian, Robin Hood, Bunch of Munsch, Untalkative Bunny, and more (complete list to come).
  • Liz was honoured to be chosen as narrator of the audio guide for the exhibition “Once Upon a Time: Walt Disney” held at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA). She has also voiced other audio guides for the MMFA, such as “The Impressionists,” “Alberto Giacometti,” “J.W. Waterhouse,” “Louis Comfort Tiffany,” “Benjamin-Constant” and more. For the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, she voiced the audio guides for the “Joe Fafard” exhibition, the “Picasso” exhibition, and a number of guides for the Pointe-à-Callière Museum in Montreal and for other museums across the country.
  • Films that Liz narrated for the celebrated documentary film company “Alter Ciné” on the massacres in Rwanda have won international awards.
  • 2008: Montreal ACTRA Awards – Nominee for “Outstanding Voice Performance” as “Dandelion” in “The Bellflower Bunnies” cartoon series.
  • 1993: ACTRA and Judith Crawley Award nominations.

Liz loves to help others and has several charities close to her heart, especially “The Kidney Foundation,” for whom she has raised over $167,000. She is passionate about her work and always strives for excellence. Liz brings a positive and professional attitude to all she does and feels that her work gives her the opportunity to play every day!

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