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Gaia Martinelli-Bunzl

Runner, Production Assistant, Screenwriter, Script Reader, Film Festival, Film Lover, Personal Assistant, Researcher, Translator

Current Work Details

What I do

Assist/runner on film shoots, film production, script reading and coverage, translation (French, Italian), PA

Where I work

I am just me


Paid Work or Collaboration

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Stealing Beauty, Bertolucci. Persona, Bergman.

I cried watching

Twelve Years a Slave. I was completely shocked and sobbing the whole time.

I left the cinema during

I have never left the cinema, but I fell asleep once watching April by Nanni Moretti

Directors I love

Antonioni, Fellini, Myazaki, Mia Hansen-Love, Michael Haneke, Agnes Varda, Woody Allen, Abbas Kiarostami, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Tarkovsky, Kubrick, Eric Rohmer, Raymond Depardon, Pedro Almodovar, Mike Leigh, Sofia Coppola, Wes Anderson, Paul Thomas Anderson, Terrence Malick, David Lynch

Actors I admire

Isabelle Huppert, Vincent Gallo, Ingrid Bergman, Jeanne Moreau, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Irene Jacob, Isabella Rosselini, Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroiani, Anna Magnani, Vanessa Redgrave, Chiwetel Ejiofor

Writers I respect

Malcolm Gladewell, Paul Auster

My desert island discs

Pet Sounds, the Beach Boys Blue lines, Massive Attack Graceland, Paul Simon Chic by Chic

Books I have given my friends

The Magic Art of Tidying by Mari Kondo The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron Peace is the way by Thich Nhat Hanh

My death row meal

Guacamole with tortilla chips, Japanese rice with pumpkin curry, chocolate moelleux cake and hot chocolate with whipped cream

The best thing I own

My engagement ring

More about me

I grew up in the same building as the legendary Patrick and Michele Bokanowski, the experimental filmmaker and composers.

My Work & Credits

  • Benny Loves Killing

    My role: Girl at Party

    Production company
    Look/Think films