In foreign media, African accents often don’t hit the mark – mangled, erased, or just undercooked. According to these experts, it’s not that simple...
Learning accents is a valuable skill for actors in movies and TV shows, as it can greatly enhance their performances and make their characters more believable and immersive. Here are five tips and reasons why actors should consider learning accents:
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Professional actors accent coach Sarah Valentine attempts to teach TV3’s The Project host Paddy Gower how to sound Scottish using her unique Valentine Method.
Accent Coach Sarah Valentine works with US actor Zach Meiser to learn a Scottish accent for a scene. How hard can it be?
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Learn any accent with Accent and Dialect Coach Sarah Valentine. Watch is a quick video letting you know about all the different types of courses available.
Sarah Valentine started working in the Film & TV industry at the age of 18, spending time in London, NZ, and Los Angeles. She has worked as an...
Today in Slate, June Thomas talks to Cliff Curtis, a Maori from New Zealand who has played just about every ethnicity Hollywood was willing to throw...
It’s a pretty jarring sensation when you’re watching the Oscars and you hear an actor accept an award in an accent that’s totally different from...
The mark of a good actor comes across in not how well they memorize lines but in the mannerisms and quirks they put behind those lines. An actor...
When Jean Eloi spoke English at work, words like “probably” sounded more like “pwabably”. When his manager gently suggested an accent-reduction course, he jumped at the chance.
Gabriella Maselli McGrail is well-placed to offer advice about the best way to approach a TVC audition.
Zawe Ashton talks about bullying, Michelle Obama and why she finds language such a turn on.
In this video learn to speak with a Cockney Accent, also learn a bit of Cockney Rhyming slang.
I can teach you how to master that accent or dialect. Find out how.
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