Thea Gajic
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Thea Gajic

Actress/Writer/DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Thea Gajic

Actress/Writer/DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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THEA GAJIC is an actress, writer and director born and raised in South London. Her first short film 'RUN' was selected as BFI Postroom's Pick of The Month, Short of The Week and won New Talent Award at BFI Future Film Fest. It also earned her a Sundance Ignite Fellowship. Her second short film 'THE IMPORTANCE OF SKIN' premiered via Short of The Week and screened at BFI. Thea has gone on to make a handful of other short narrative work and after finishing iFeatures, is now developing her debut feature film ‘Surviving Earth’ with the BFI You can also see her in both seasons of BBC3's 'Enterprice' and the upcoming second season of ‘Sliced’ represented for acting by Sandra Chalmers at The Artists Partnership represented for writing/directing by Nicola Biltoo and Ian Benson at The Agency Thea’s poetry can be found on tracks with Jorja Smith, Jords and A2 as well as having collaborated on spoken word pieces for VICE TV, Channel 4 and the NHS.
Projects
  • iFeatures (Surviving Earth)
    iFeatures (Surviving Earth)http://ifeatures.co.uk/surviving-earth.html
  • Enterprice - BBC3
    Enterprice - BBC3Entrepreneurs Kazim and Jeremiah are rolling out their new home delivery service. Jerry's got the brains, Kaz is the big dreamer - together they're pushing to escape the hustle. WATCH HERE: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p06r4gsn/enterprice-series-1-2-the-people-vs-oj Created by Kayode Ewumi Produced by Fudge Park
  • 2008: a memoir
    2008: a memoir2008: a memoir is an ode to our younger years - it sits somewhere in between the joy and sombre of nostalgia while reflecting on the truth and lessons that stem from a coming-of-age time period.
  • Her Grace - Maverick Sabre Ft. Chronixx
    Her Grace - Maverick Sabre Ft. Chronixx"An exploration of the day to day emotional and physical endurance needed to cope with domestic abuse and also the deeper, continuing cycles of conflict that affect both the abused and the abusers." Directed by Shaun James Grant
  • Eli
    EliSecrets and lies unravel a close knitted group, forcing a young father to make a life changing decision. Film London Presents a Haus Pictures Production. Written and Directed by Thea Gajic Cast Fiz – Ben Tavassoli Nate – Elliot Barnes-Worrell Andréa – Gia Ré Tara – Thea Gajic Eli – Lamont ‘King’ Lockheart Crew Produced by Benedict Turnbull and Harri Kamalanathan Co-Producers – Iain Simpson and Kit Jennings Director of Photography – Olan Collardy Edited by Kit Jennings Production Designer – S
  • The Importance of Skin
    The Importance of SkinJoy beams down on a South London community until a blissful young couple are suddenly faced with a damaging blow.
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Projects credited in
  • Women-Ish
    Women-IshI co-produced an event for International Women's Day 2018 which was aimed at young women aged 16-26 to discuss topics such an feminism and consent in an open space. The event was hosted by Thea Gajic with panellists including Natasha Bishop, founder of fertility campaign, The Pants Project, Immediate Theatre and CHYPS Plus with entertainment by Yazmin Belo, Riana Riya and Hoxton Hall Youth Arts. The event was sponsored by East London bakery Percy Ingle, who donated cakes and doughnuts to the
  • The Importance of Skin
    The Importance of SkinJoy beams down on a South London community until a blissful young couple are suddenly faced with a damaging blow.
Work history
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    Company DirectorEtch.
    London, United KingdomFull Time
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    FilmmakerLAMDA (London Academy of Musical & Dramatic Art)
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    • Writing a short film for LAMDA'S BA graduating students on the Screen Acting leg of their degree • Developing character relationships, backstory and blocking during a 2 week rehearsal process • Sourcing crew for the shoot • Directing the short film across a 3 day period
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Skills
  • Acting
  • Screenwriting
  • Directing Film
  • Spoken Word
  • Poetry
  • Content Copywriting
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Theatre Acting
  • Editing Film
  • Script Editing
Education
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    3 A Levels: Drama and Theatre Studies; B, Sociology; B, English Language; BXvavi® Limited
    London, United Kingdom
Awards
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    London Calling 2018Film London and the British Film Commission
    4K London Calling Film Award
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    Sundance Ignite FellowSundance Institute
    The Sundance Ignite Fellowship is an annual award given to 15 filmmakers across the globe. Fellows undergo a year of workshops, classes, training, support and mentorship from Sundance Institute.
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