BIO

Luana Di Pasquale is an award-winning writer/director and producer who started  her career as a self-shooting PD (producer/director) and editor - creating content for cable TV networks, brands and art projects - Luana went to produce and direct Love Talk, a Lifestyle TV shows for Record TV broadcasts on SKY(channel 203) before returning to genre filmmaking, her first love: in 2018, she founded Lunadipas Films, and wrote and directed Keep Mum, a critically acclaimed and multi-award-winning psychological thriller/horror about domestic trauma, co-producing it with Reblis Films in association with Qareyfilm. Keep Mum is out on home entertainment: Amazon Prime UK, Amazon Prime US, Sofy.TV, Plex.TV and it is broadcast on Short TV in the US, South America, UK, and Europe. She is currently developing her debut feature film at Bad Girl//Good Woman Films.

 

Luana has been tutoring since 2014 in various settings: academies, schools, art galleries/museum  and organisations and community centres. In 2019 she was Course Leader and lecturer in Creative Digital Media and Film and Video at  the Access Creative College while in 2020-2021 she mentored filmmakers at Screenskills. Since 2020, she has been running her own storytelling/filmmaking workshop - The Art & Craft of Cinematic Storytelling (ACCS) - dedicated  to give a voice to children and young people, which was funded by the National Lottery, supported by the Art Council England.

 

Luana has been conducting ACCS workshop at Rosetta Arts in collaboration with Stratford Youth Centre, Somerset Film, Tutortoo, Kettle’s Yard (University of Cambridge) in collaboration with North Cambridge Academy, Director’s Cut Theatre Company, Attenborough Arts Centre (Leicester University) with the British Museum, Artemisia's Daughters in collaboration with Hebe Foundation and Fight For Peace charity

EDUCATIONAL CREATIVE WORK

Luana is set to teach genre filmmaking @ Young Flmmaker Club @BFI Bromley from September 22

May 2022 Filmmaking tutor @ City Academy (University of Kent); London

2021 - 2022 Filmmaking mentor @ScreenSkills; London

2020 - currently filmmaking practitioner @ The Art & Craft of Cinematic Storytelling (ACCS) Luana has been conducting ACCS workshop at Rosetta Arts , Stratford Youth Centre, Somerset Film, Tutortoo, Kettle’s Yard (University of Cambridge), North Cambridge Academy, Director's Cut Theatre Company,  Attenborough Arts Centre (Leicester University) with the British Museum, Artemisia’s Daughters in collaboration with Hebe Foundation; and Fight For Peace charity, mentoring young girls and women (16-24)through your best friend project; London

2020 Filmmaking Mentor @ Four Corner organisation; London            

2019 - 2020 Course Leader and lecturer in Creative Digital Media and Film and Video at  the ACC, Access Creative College, Shoreditch; London    

2019 Filmmaking Tutor @ National Film Youth Academy; London            

2018 Filmmaking Tutor @ National Film Youth Academy; London

2017- 2018 Filmmaking tutor at the Anna Fiorentini Drama School, Hackney; London

2016 - 2017 Filmmaking tutor at the Pauline Quirke Performing Art School; Maidenhead

2014 - 2018 Filmmaking Mentor at the Performing Production organisation; London

 

            

EDUCATION 

 

2022 Writing Characters Lab, Film London Agency; London

2022 Director’s Lab, Film London Agency; London

2009 Project Base a Master class on feature film development, granted by Tower Hamlet, East End film festival and Skillset

2008 Working with Actors a workshop run by Adam Meggido at London Film School

2007 Alexander Mackendrick on Director’s craft, workshop ran by Paul Cronin at London Film School

2001–2005 Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Film and Video at London College of Communication (UAL). Interference, a10 min short horror/ thriller was Luana’s graduation film as a writer/director and producer

 

 

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