Accents 101

So if you’re a dm like me, you probably want to be relatively skilled in some typical fantasy accents for your game to make things feel that much more real. So i’ve decided to throw together a little master post of “how to” videos on some various accents. This is mostly for my own reference, but if you’d like to save this for yourself too, go right ahead. Feel free to add on to this, as well!

General Accent Tips


English or “British”







“I am 18 and I am so glad that I am so bad at killing myself”

Civil War Sickness, a young woman examines her eating disorder recovery. She consciously resists the temptation to rely on visuals of starvation and specific body weights, instead seeking to articulate the deeper questions: why do eating disorders develop? Why do eating disorders persist? And how does healing happen? 

Dir. Isa Gueye (2015)

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heres a masterlist of my favorite cinematographers and significant works by them, including some notable (and up and coming) women cinematographers. 

  1. *Benoît Debie* (Irreversible, Enter the Void, Spring Breakers, Love)
  2. Emmanuel Lubezki (The Revenant, The Tree of Life) 
  3. Roger Deakins (Fargo)
  4. Matthew Libatique (Pi, Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan, Straight Outta Compton)
  5. Andrzej Sekuła (Pulp Fiction)
  6. Mike Gioulakis (It Follows)
  7. Geoffrey Unsworth (2001: A Space Odyssey)
  8. John Alcott (A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining)
  9. Manuel Alberto Claro (Nymphomaniac, Melancholia)
  10. Robert Yeoman (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Moonrise Kingdom, The Royal Tennenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Darjeeling Limited)
  11. Ron Fricke (Koyaanisqatsi, Chronos, Samsara)
  12. Atsushi Okui (Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke, Whisper of the Heart)
  13. Rob Hardy (Ex Machina)
  14. Mattias Troelstrup (Electrick Children)
  15. Seamus McGarvey (The Hours, We Need to Talk About Kevin) 
  16. Chung-Hoon Chung (Oldboy, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance, Me, Earl and the Dying Girl)
  17. Sean Baker & Radium Cheung (Tangerine)
  18. Sturla Brandth Grøvlen (Victoria)
  19. Robert Elswitt (Nightcrawler, Inherent Vice, There Will Be Blood, Magnolia, Punch-Drunk-Love)
  20. Conrad Hall (American Beauty, Panic Room)
  21. Robert Burks (Vertigo, The Birds, Rear Window, Marnie, Dial M for Murder, Psycho)
  22. Hoyte Van Hoytema (Her, Interstellar, Let The Right One In)
  23. Rafael Corkidi (El Topo, The Holy Mountain)
  24. Brett Pawlak (Short Term 12) 
  25. Andrij Parekh (Blue Valentine)
  26. Erik Wilson (Submarine)
  27. Chris Menges (Kes, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close)
  28. Jean-Yves Escoffier (Gummo, Mauvais Sang)
  29. Sofian El Fani (Blue is the Warmest Color)
  30. Frederick Elmes (Eraserhead, Blue Velvet, Wild at Heart)
  31. Lyle Vincent (A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night)
  32. Don Hertzfeldt (Director/Cinematographer/Animator) (It’s Such a Beautiful Day, World of Tomorrow, Rejected, The Meaning of Life)
  33. Bill Viola (Video Artist) (The Passing)

Women Cinematographers:

  1. Ellen Kuras (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Away We Go)
  2. Sandi Sissel (The People Under The Stairs)
  3. Dagmar Weaver-Madsen (10,000km)
  4. Autumn Durald (Palo Alto)
  5. Jessica Dimmock (Director/Cinematographer) (The Ninth Floor, Wait For Me, Without)
  6. Allison Schulnik (Director/Cinematographer/Animator/Painter) (Hobo Clown, Mounds, Eager, Ready Able) 
  7. Reed Morano (Kill Your Darlings, Vinyl, Meadowland)
  8. Rachel Morrison (Dope, Fruitvale Station, Cake)
  9. Natasha Braier (XXY, The Neon Demon, The Milk of Sorrow)
  10. Crystel Fournier (Girlhood, Tomboy, Water Lilies, Smart Ass)
  11. Jessica Lee Gagne (N.O.I.R., Child’s Play, Chelem, Que Ta Joie Demuere)
  12. Stéphanie Anne Weber Biron (I Killed My Mother, Heartbeats, Beauty and the Breast)
  13. Su Friedrich (Director/Cinematographer) (Sink or Swim)
  14. Marina Goldovskaya (Solovky Power, Bitter Taste of Freedom)
  15. Ellen Spiro (Are the Kids Alright?, Roam Sweet Home, Greetings From Out Here, Diane’s Hair Ego)
  16. Miranda July(Director) (Me and You and Everyone We Know)
  17. Isa Gueye (Director/Cinematographer) (Saudade, Civil War Sickness, What Do You Want To Talk About Today?)
  18. Camille Henrot (Visual Artist/Filmmaker) (Gross Fatigue)
  19. Mika Rottenburg (Mary’s Cherries, Squeeze)