Clifford De Spenser

Film Industry RoleVoice, Language and Dialect Coach

Nationality: British

Major WorksThe Borgias (2011) and Hercules (2014)

Clifford De Spenser has been an active member of the international film and television industry as a Voice, Language and Dialect Coach for over thirty years.

He got his Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from Oxford University in 1979. After a spell in the Civil Service where he acquired very useful copy editing and proofreading skills, he trained and worked for five years as a teacher of English as a Second Language.

Since completing the Advanced Diploma in Voice Studies at the Central School of Speech and Drama in 1988, he has been in demand for his combination of skills and experience, which give him a unique insight into the spoken and written language, a broad cultural perspective and a flexible and practical approach to working with actors, singers, screenwriters, directors and producers.

In recent years, Clifford has garnered credits as Creative Consultant, Script Editor, Dramaturg, Casting Consultant and now Associate Producer, alongside his activity as a Dialogue Coach on major international film and TV productions.

He is the founder and director of Clemency Films.