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Gianluca Balla

Director, Production Designer, Screenwriter, Art Director, Storyboard Artist, Set Designer, 1st Assistant Director

Great Britain , Yorkshire and Humberside

Current Work Details

What I do

Director/Art Department/Scriptwriter

Company

Whip Ma Whop Ma Film

Tel

07598 012244

Where I work

I am just me

Technical Skills

BA+MA in Architectural Engineering. PhD in Film Production Technology and Practice.

Resources / Expertise

I produced and directed 4 short films. I looked after their design.

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

2012-2018

University of York,
Film Production Technology and Practice, Ph.D.

2016-2016

Future Learn,
The Business of Film by The Open University

2018-2018

Future Learn,
Transmedia Storytelling by Sungkyunkwan University

2004-2011

Università di Roma Tor Vergata,
Architectural Engineering, BA + MA

2006-2007

École Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture Paris – La Villette,
Architecture and Art, Erasmus programme

My Links

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Eight and a Half, Festen, The Shining, Let the Right One In, Seven Samurai, Psycho, Cries and Whispers and many more

I cried watching

The Straight Story

I left the cinema during

I never did

Directors I love

David Lynch, Akira Kurosawa, Federico Fellini, David Cronenberg, Georges Méliès, Alfred Hitchcock, Stanley Kubrick, Ingmar Bergman, Coen Brothers and many others

Actors I admire

Marlon Brando and James Gandolfini

My desert island discs

Some film soundtracks, jazz, electronic and '90s American rock.

My death row meal

Pizza

More about me

I love silent films, books, fantasy illustrations and photography. I enjoy creating and learning new things.

Shooting People stuff

Joined

06/10/16

Subscribed to

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My Work & Credits

  • play

    Admission

    My roles: Director, Production Designer

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Whip Ma Whop Ma Film
    Category
    Short
  • play

    Numeri

    My roles: Director, Production Designer

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Whip Ma Whop Ma Film
    Category
    Short
  • play

    Magdalene, a girl out of the blue

    My roles: Director, Writer, Producer, Production Designer

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Whip Ma Whop Ma Film
    Category
    Short
  • Film default

    Shelf Life

    My roles: Director, Storyboard artist

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    University of York
    Category
    Short

My Actor Details

Status

Professional

Casting Details

 

Appearance

Playing Range

30-40

Sex

Male

Ethnicity

White / Caucasian

Hair colour

No Hair

Eye colour

Brown

Height

5'7"

Build

Medium

Location

Based in

UK

Country of origin

Italy

Skills

Native Accent

Italian

Languages

Italian, English

Singing Skills

Tenor

Musical Skills

Guitar, Flute, Other

Vehicle Licenses

Car

Extra Skills

Horse Riding

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