Gianna Mazzeo,
Writer/Director, Melbourne + Amsterdam,
(+61) 0401 362 657, ciao@giannamazzeo.com

Gianna Mazzeo is an Italian-Australian writer/director based between Melbourne and Amsterdam. She writes within the genres of drama and black comedy, telling stories about the environment, her culture, sexuality and the female experience. She cut her teeth as a shopgirl at Civic Video Hampton then studied a Bachelor of Communications (Media) majoring in Cinema Studies at RMIT.

After a year-long stint as a full time filmmaker at a video content agency, Gianna now works as a freelance filmmaker across narrative film, music video and branded content. She has been published on global video channel NOWNESS; has screened at Berlin Fashion Film Festival and was selected to participate in AFTRS Talent Camp.

Gianna writes and directs on the stolen land of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. She acknowledges the traditional custodians of this land and pays respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. Sovereignty has never been ceded. Always was, always will be Aboriginal land.