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Elisa has coached dozens of dialects and accents from around the world with actors from England, America, Ireland, Scotland, Africa, Wales, Canada and Australia. Production companies, please email for a full resume and to inquire about availability.
Major credits listed below.
A DARK PLACE (2019), Bedlam Productions
Dialect coach for Andrew Scott, Bronagh Waugh and supporting actors in this feature, produced by Gareth Unwin and directed by Simon Fellowes.
FIRST MAN (2018), Universal Pictures
Prep and on-set dialect and historic voices coach for leading and supporting actors in this feature, directed by Damien Chazelle. Actors coached include Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Olivia Hamilton and Ciaran Hinds.
*Ryan Gosling nominated for Best Actor Critics Choice Award
*Claire Foy nominated for Best Supporting Actress Golden Globe
*Film Clip: FirstMan
BURDEN (2018), Sundance
Dialect coach for Garrett Hedlund and Andrea Riseborough in this feature,
directed by Andrew Heckler.
*Film Clip: GarrettAndrea
BABY DRIVER (2017), Sony Pictures
Prep and on-set dialect coach for Lily James and Ansel Elgort in this feature,
directed by Edgar Wright.
*Ansel Elgort nominated for Best Actor Golden Globe
*Film Clip: AnselLily
STRANGER THINGS (2016), Netflix
Dialect coach for Charlie Heaton, Season One.
SOUTHSIDE WITH YOU (2015), IM Global
Dialect coach for Tika Sumpter as Michelle Obama in this feature,
directed by Richard Tanne.
*Film Clip: Tika
COAT OF MANY COLORS (2015), NBC
Dialect prep with leading child and adult actors in this film,
directed by Stephen Herek.
*Film Clip: Children
SELMA (2014), Paramount
Prep and on-set dialect and historic voices coach for all leading and supporting actors
in this feature, directed by Ava DuVernay. Actors coached include Carmen Ejogo,
Tom Wilkinson, Martin Sheen, Andre Holland, Coleman Domingo,
Tessa Thompson, David Oyelowo (on-set only), Lorraine Toussaint, Stephan James,
Trai Byers, Dylan Baker and Common.
*Film Clip: Tom
*Film Clip: DavidColeman
*Film Clip: Group
THE GOOD LIE (2014), Imagine Entertainment
Dinka (Sudanese) dialect and foreign language coach of leading actors and children for this feature film, directed by Philippe Falardeau.
*Film Clip: ArnoldOceng
SABOTAGE (2014), Brentwood Productions
American dialect coach for Olivia Williams and Sam Worthington for this feature, directed by David Ayer.
*Film Clip: Olivia
STEEL MAGNOLIAS (2012), Sony Pictures
Southern dialect consultant for leading actors in this Lifetime film,
directed by Kenny Leon.
ANA'S PLAYGROUND (2009)
Created and coached language and dialects for this non-profit short film
about the impact of war on children, written and directed by Eric Howell.
*Short-listed for the 2010 Academy Award
SWEET LAND (2005), Beautiful Productions
Prep and on-set dialect and foreign language coach for leading actors including
Alan Cumming, Elizabeth Reaser and Tim Guinee, in this feature
written and directed by Ali Selim.
*Film Clip: ElizabethAlanTim
HAMLET (2000), Hallmark Productions
Prep and on-set dialect and text advisor for leading actors
in this feature film directed by Campbell Scott and Eric Simonson.
Actors coached include Scott, Blair Brown, Jamie Sheridan and Lisa Gay Hamilton.
*Film Clip: CampbellLisaGay
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Pictured below: Carmen Ejogo, Tom Wilkinson, Ryan Gosling, Ava DuVernay, Damien Chazelle, Kenny Leon, Ansel Elgort, Oprah Winfrey and David Oyelowo, Olivia Williams.