ELENA ARMELLINI

(she/her)

Gaffer

About: Gaffer / Spark / Lighting Tech. Focused on Film and TV production. I am fascinated by the role of the light and the shadow in an image composition, their interaction, texture and how those two elements can enhance storytelling and accompany it.

Education: BA Film making at ESRA Nice France

– C&G BS7909 and 2365 level 2 Electrical Qualifications

– ICLS (The International Cinema Lighting Society) associate member

Awards/Accomplishments: 

Gaffer on BAFTA winner ‘How to Be a Person’ 2023

DOP on Best UK Short ‘Anna’s Song’ London Independent film festival 2023

Gaffer on BAFTA Long listed ‘Gorka’ 2024

Skills: Detail-oriented, Visual Composition Creation, Problem Solving & Resourceful, Self-motivation & Tenacity, Calm under pressure, Film Photography & Photography, Video Editing, Painting, Drawing caricatures.

Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish.

Inspiration:Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Umberto Boccioni, Edward Hopper, (Painters) , German expressionism, Italian neorealism, (film movements), Natasha Braier, Henri Alekan (cinematographers),  Miranda July (director).

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