E.L. Fortner is a voice-over artist, actor, author, scriptwriter, producer, director, lyricist/music composer, and photographer. He has over twenty-five years of experience programming video games—starting in the 1980s, working for Apple while still in high school. He also developed one of the first gaming BBSs in the mid-Atlantic region.
In the 80s and early 90s, he played as a semi-professional gamer. On Saturday August 10th, 2013, he received an award for his work in the video gaming industry and was pictured on one of Twin Galaxies’ video game trading cards.
His work has ranged from indie games and voice overs to music to independent productions of film and television. He has worked for industry giants like Blizzard Entertainment and Disney. Edward’s favorite project to date has been voicing characters on the popular MMORPG, World of Warcraft. He also voiced several characters in the audio horror series Tales from Beyond, Volume 2.
He has worked on theater, film, and television projects and appeared in the American Revolution drama, TURN, on AMC and wrote for a television pilot titled Experiment Kelly. He also directed the television show Wishes. He is currently completing his second book—Dreams of Reality—with Caffeine & Ink Publishing.