Dan Gianini

Film Director

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

About me

BORN IN RIO DE JANEIRO , DAN MOVED TO THE UK IN 2003 TO GET AWAY FROM SCORCHING SUMMERS! HAVING BRISTOL AS HIS INITIAL BASE AND COMPLETING A BA (HONS) IN MEDIA PRACTICE AT BRISTOL UWE, DAN TRAVELLED WITH HIS GRADUATION DOCUMENTARY FILM "AMBULANTES", WHICH WAS SCREENED AT NUMEROUS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVALS, INCLUDING THE RENOWNED SHEFFIELD INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL, BRIEF ENCOUNTERS FESTIVAL IN BRISTOL, AND DIVERSITY IN PLACE FESTIVAL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII. AFTER A COUPLE OF YEARS WORKING FOR THE BBC AS A JUNIOR RESEARCHER, DAN JOINED PHOTOGRAPHER'S RANKIN (DAZED & CONFUSED MAG. AND ANOTHER MAGAZINE FOUNDER) TEAM, WHERE HE HELPED CREATE AND SET-UP THE NEW RANKIN FILMS DEPARTMENT - SHOOTING AND DIRECTING FASHION FILMS, PROMOS AND BEHIND THE SCENES. HAVING WORKED AS A FILMMAKER ALONGSIDE FASHION PHOTOGRAPHERS SUCH AS MERT & MARCUS, AND ALASDAIR MCLELLAN, DAN STARTED FREELANCING ON COMMISSIONS RANGING FROM FASHION FILMS TO SHORT DOCUMENTARIES AND COMMERCIAL PROMOS WITH A DISTINCTIVE EDGE, FOR CLIENTS INCLUDING VOGUE UK AND U.S, H&M,RIVER ISLAND,EQUINOX, GIVENCHY, TOPSHOP, LA PERLA AND GALERIE LAFAYETTE.

Locked Pro Plan feature

Skills

  • Film
  • TV
  • Digital Content
  • Music Videos
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Corporate Content
  • Camera Operation
  • Featured Films
  • Short Films
  • Digital Video
  • Director of Photography
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Premier Pro

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • BBC

    BBC

    • Television
  • RANKIN

    RANKIN

    • Photography
  • Crane.tv

    Crane.tv

    • Media Production
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    Dan Gianini

    Work history

    Currently

    Shooting Director

    Dan Gianini

    Feb 2013
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Freelance Shooting Director - working across Digital Media, online Promos and Fashion Films Represented by ImagePartnership.com

    2012

    Head of Video

    Crane.tv

    Sep 2010 - Jan 2012
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Head of the Video Production - Leading a team of videographers and editors. Responsible for all the visual content accross Editorial and Commercial teams. Turning around over 30 videos a month and ensuring high production values, we nurtured strong relationships with established and emerging talents.

    2010

    Head of Video

    RANKIN

    Aug 2009 - Jul 2010
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • RANKIN PHOTOGRAPHY - RANKIN FILMS | Sept. 2009 - Aug. 2010 | Setting-up a brand new filming department where all Behind the scenes and Fashion films were produced, captured, coloured and edited in house. Sourcing equipment and logistics for every behind the scenes and beauty shoots. HD DSLR Camera - Canon 5D / 7D & Steadicam operation Post-production - organizing rushes, editing, color balancing and exporting for web streaming. CLIENTS - Dazed & Confused, Another Magazine, 125 Magazine, Robyn, Thomas Wylde, Alex Box, Jitrois, Styli

    2008

    Junior Researcher & Runner

    BBC

    Mar 2007 - Dec 2008
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • BBC - STRICTLY COME DANCING - SERIES 5, 6 & 7 Through the course of three consecutive series, I started working in the show as a runner whilst still at University. After graduation, I was offered the team assistant position where I had to capture and live log the celebrities rehearsals as well as conduct interviews at the start and end of every training session. These interviews and selected parts of the training sessions would then be broadcast live every saturday

    Education

    2008

    Feb 2005 - Aug 2008
    • Bristol, United Kingdom
    • 1st Class Diploma Graduation Documentary "Ambulantes" screened at Sheffield International Documentary festival amongst others