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Somehow, We Have a Heath Ledger Story

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Nearly two years ago, on the eve of the 2006 Academy Awards, SMITH contributor Penelope Whitney interviewed Joy Ellison about her experiences on the set of Brokeback Mountain, where she served as dialect coach.

Brokeback Mountain’s Dialect Coach

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

“How do you make an Aussie and a California boy sound so convincingly cowboy that their accents aren’t even noticed?”
Brokeback Mountain dialect coach Joy Ellison has a voice so velvet smooth you want to curl up into it. She also has pretty green eyes and long red hair, and when she switches flawlessly from a [...]

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