Gia Frino

Gia Frino

Producer - Writer at Freelance - Mint Street Films - Why Documentaries
Filmmaker, Line Producer, Screenwriter, Script Supervisor, Producer and Production Manager

Wollongong, Australia

Member Since:
November 2015
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About Gia

Producer - Gia Frino
Gia Frino is a writer and producer, she has been working in the entertainment industry since 1996, working across various formats and genres. One of Gia’s main goals is to focus on women in the screen industry both in front and behind the camera. Visual stories, whether narrative or documentary, have the power to stimulate a response, change opinion and inspire people to act and this is direction Gia’s storytelling is focusing, Gia works to help reduce stigma, reduce barriers and provide equal access for all regardless of subject matter.

(NSW, Australia, gia@giafrino.com)

Credits

  • Apricot

    Apricot (2017)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Producer Apricot - A Short Film A dark comedy where wisdom meets youthful ingenuity in a battle of wits and (breakfast) loops. 10-year old Margaret Mary has a problem. A denture-less, dribbling problem to be exact. Will her efforts to get rid of her elderly grandmother pay off? Or will she be forced to share her house (and her parents) forever? Apricot is a dark comedy that explores the fraying relationship between Margaret Mary and her elderly grandmother. On the one level, the short film is a simple interaction at the breakfast table where young and old attempt to stake their claim as valued members of the Boulous family. On a deeper level, Apricot gives insight into the sacrifices that often need to be made in order to care for the ones we love. Written by Nisrine Amine

  • Glow Sticks

    Glow Sticks (2017)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer It's the night before their nuptials, Bec and Seamus, a sickeningly attractive couple in their 20's, are on the couch discussing the wedding, sensing Bec's cold feet, Seamus cheekily leads her to the bedroom. Before they make it to the bedroom they are interrupted by a knock on the door. Seamus's idea of a night of passion are turned on its head with Bec's brother Mark showing up at their front door. Mark not wanting the buck's night to end begs Bec to come out with him for one last drink. Much to Seamus's disappointment Bec can't refuse those puppy eyes and agrees. Can she stick to 'one last drink'? or Does Bec let loose one last time? Countless messages and calls from Seamus go unanswered; Bec gets lead astray by her brother mark but can she salvage the situation? Written by Gia Frino and Jackie McCarthy

  • Breathe Easy

    Breathe Easy (2016)
    Film (Sci-Fi) Director The clouds came and people changed! Everywhere! Our world is on fire! In every city and every town! Stay safe, protect what's yours! And Breathe Easy.

  • The Interview

    The Interview (2015)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Makeup Department Job interviews are not meant to be easy

  • Walk In My Shoes

    Walk In My Shoes (2015)
    Film (short) by Johnny Lahoud (Comedy and Sport) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director, Producer A mockumentary Inspired by actual events from the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Once the worlds greatest race walker, he had the walking world at his finger tips, only for it all to be taken away from him when he was red carded by a race official 100 meters from the finish line at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Herbert Seaman is making his comeback to competitive race walking after many years away from his beloved sport. Along with him is his ultra unorthodox coach and wife Sandy Seaman. It's one week out from the final trial. Does Herbert have what it takes to make the team. A story about heartache, passion and determination.

  • Slingshot

    Slingshot (2015)
    Film (short) by David Hansen (Comedy and Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Slingshot is an analogy on modern love through the eyes of one of its latest victims.

  • The Noose

    The Noose (2015)
    Film (short) by Phillip Middleton (Drama and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew A man tries desperately to talk himself out of suicide.

Education

  • TAFE Advanced Diploma Screen and Media
    (2015-2015)

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