As an expert in media references in everyday conversation, Dr. Sierra consults on a variety of media projects. She provides dialect and conversation coaching for film and TV shows with a focus on accurate and meaningful representation. She also advises on realistic dialogue in script-writing. Additionally, she consults on ‘catch phrases’ in film, TV, and advertising, as an expert on what makes a word or phrase “quotable.”

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‪“[Orson] Welles used techniques from radio like overlapping dialogue…a number of voices, each saying a sentence or sometimes merely a fragment of a sentence, and splicing the dialogue together in quick succession…” -Cook, David A. (2016). A History of Narrative Film, 5th edition. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.