E.L. Fortner is a Voice Over Artist, Artist, Actor, Author, Scriptwriter, Producer, Director, Lyric and Music Composer and Music Producer, as well as a Photographer with years of experience in these industries.
He has 25+ years of experience programming video games in the early to mid-eighties while in high school for Apple. He also developed one of the first gaming BBS’s in Virginia and the Mid-Atlantic region.
During the 80’s and early 90’s, he honed his skills as a semi-professional gamer. On Saturday August 10th, 2013, he received an award for his work in the video gaming industry and his visage was adorned on one of Twin Galaxies familiar video game trading cards.
He has worked on projects across the above industries, ranging from indie games & voice over’s, Music, to independent productions of film and Television. His projects have even allowed him to work for industry giants, Blizzard Entertainment, Disney, Marvel, and many others. Edwards’s favorite and most memorable project to date has been voicing characters on the amazingly popular MMORPG, World of Warcraft. He has also voiced several characters in the Audio Horror Series “Tales from Beyond Volume 2”.
He has done Theater and both Film and Television Projects and appeared in the American Revolution Period drama, “TURN” on AMC and wrote for a TV Pilot project entitled “Experiment Kelly”. He also directed the TV Show “Wishes”. He has also completed in 3 different 48 hour film festivals and a film he worked on advanced to the finals.
He is also currently completing his second book titled, “Dreams of Reality”. His new studio company, Tanuki Productions was also formed this year in 2022.