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Lisa Gunning

Editor, Director, Producer, Writer

Current Work Details

What I do

Editor/Director/Writer/Producer

Company

Gunning Edit (Features), The Whitehouse Post Productions (Commercials)

Website

http://www.whitehousepost.com/

Where I work

I am just me

Training

90-93

UCL,
BA English Literature

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Paris Texas, Blue Velvet, Night of the Hunter, Bladerunner, Sleeper, Bonnie & Clyde, The Last Tycoon, Battleship Potempkin, Il Postino, Meet the Parents, The Ice Storm, The Hunger, The Wild Bunch, Rushmore, Central Station, Being There, Punch Drunk Love, The Talented Mr Ripley, Midnight Cowboy, Tootsie, The Graduate, Network, The Party, Etre et avoir, ET, Milk, Happiness, Jungle Book, The 500 Fingers of Dr T, Fargo, The Conversation, As Good As It Gets

I cried watching

anything at high altitude and the end roller on any film i've worked on. seeing the names of those people who worked so hard always sets me off!

I left the cinema during

titanic

Directors I love

Anthony Minghella, Sydney Pollack, Gus Van Sant, David Lynch, Sidney Lumet, Ang Lee, Wes Anderson, Richard Linklater, Buster Keaton, Steven Soderbergh, Almodevar, P T Anderson, Coppola, Kubrik, Woody Allen, Spielberg, Fellini, Altman, Elia Kazan, Hitchcock, Walter Salles, George Cukor, Eisenstein, Pavel Pawlikowski, Cassavetes

Actors I admire

Christopher Walken, Peter Sellers, Julie Christie, Kate Winslet, Catherine Deneuve, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Marlon Brando, Sean Penn, De Niro, Catherine Keener, Susan Sarandon, Charlotte Rampling, Liz Taylor, Paul Newman, Juliette Binoche, Kristen Scott-Thomas, Anne Bancroft, Jack Nicholson

Writers I respect

there are too many. i respect anyone who has the balls to be a writer!

My desert island discs

Lou Reed - Satellite of love, Mr Fingers - Can you feel it, The Beatles - Here comes the sun, Goldfrapp - Utopia, Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians: Section I, Grace Jones - La Vie en rose, Antonio Carlos Jobim & Elis Regina- Aguas Dd, Queen & David Bowie - Under Pressure, Alice Coltrane - Journey In Satchidananda, Talking Heads - Once in a lifetime

Books I have given my friends

tempted to say i spend too much time in the cutting room to read books or have friends but that wouldn't be 100% true! cookery books mostly...oh and a good few copies of 'In The Blink Of An Eye' by Walter Murch (the best book on film editing ever written).

My death row meal

a dirty dry vodka martini

The best thing I own

eyes

My Work & Credits

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    'TALES OF US' Cinema Event - Goldfrapp

    My role: Director

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Gold Gunn, Cap Gun
    Category
    Feature
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    'TALES OF US' - Annabel

    My role: Director

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Gold Gun/ Cap Gun
    Category
    Short
  • play

    'TALES OF US' - Drew

    My role: Director

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Gold Gunn/ Cap Gun
    Category
    Music Video
  • play

    Seven Psychopaths

    My role: Editor

    Format
    35mm
    Production company
    Blueprint Pictures
    Category
    Feature
  • play

    Yello Halo - Goldfrapp

    My role: Director

    Format
    Mobile Phone
    Production company
    me
    Category
    Music Video
  • Nowhere Boy

    My role: Editor

    Format
    35mm
    Category
    Feature
  • Killshot

    My role: Editor

    Format
    35mm
    Category
    Feature
  • Breaking & Entering

    My role: Editor

    Format
    35mm
    Category
    Feature
  • Play

    My role: Editor

    Format
    35mm
    Production company
    Blue Angel Films
    Category
    Short
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    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    My role: Editor

    Production company
    BBC Films
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    Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency

    My role: Editor

    Format
    35mm
    Production company
    Mirage
    Category
    TV Drama