Resume

Email: andreeagruioniu@gmail.com

Based in London, Andreea is a passionate individual with an eager desire of discovering the beauty that resides in each and every detail that surrounds us and our world. 

Alongside being awarded with Distinction in both BA and MA studies in Cinematography and Film Making, she worked her way up within the film industry gaining valuable experience for the past 7 years. For more information on her work, to get in touch regarding employment opportunities, or just to say hello, feel free to drop a line.

Camera Format Experience

35mm Formats 
ANALOG

Arriflex IIC (both B/W / Color film stock)
Mitchell BNC

DIGITAL

Arri Alexa / Amira
Red Scarlet / Dragon / Epic Dragon
Sony F5, F55, FS7, F3 / Ex1 / Nx5 / A7S Mk I , II
Canon C300 Mk II / C300 / C100 / 5D Mk II, III / 6D / 7D
Black Magic Camera

16mm Formats

Bolex H16
Arriflex S/B | Arriflex SRII | Arriflex SRIII
Aaton XTR

Experience using Movi Pro, ACR The Beast, ACR The Plus, Pilotfly, Floatcam, Jibs (ProJib, JanJib), RT Motion MKIII


EDUCATION

2014 - 2015 MA Filmmaking - Distinction, University of East London

2009 - 2012 BA Cinematic Arts - Cinematography - First Class Honours, National University of Drama and Film I.L. Caragiale, Romania

2005 - 2009 European Baccalaureate Exam - 9.02 out of 10, Ion C. Bratianu National College, Romania

Further Education

2012 LED Lighting Simposium, Bucharest, Romania

2012 Let’s go ANALOG and DIGITAL Romanian Cinematography Masterclas with James Chressanthis ASC, Florin Mihailescu RSC and Jacques Delacoux ; ARRI 435ES, ARRI Alexa, RED MisteryumX , Canon 5D , Clasical Film Work flow and Digital DCP Sceening

2011 Experimental Film Workshop with Peter Greenaway at BIEFF

2010 October 11th-14th: Kodak Day Cinematography Workshop; Shooting with 3 cameras on 35mm film stock on VISION 3 200T on 2 perforations on Penelope Aaton, 3 perforations on ARRICAM ST and
4 perforations on Moviecam SuperAmerica;

2009 Film vs Digital, Kodak Cinelabs Romania, UNATC




WORK EXPERIENCE

Currently working as Camera Operator and Camera Assistant at SL Vision LTD

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Filmography

2017

"The Emigrants" | Director: Tijana Mamula
"Maid in Mayfair" | Director: Vanessa Scully
“Between the sheets” | Director: Laura Jane Swain

2015-2016

“A happy Death” | 48 min | Drama | Director: Tijana Mamula
“Eugenia with Lemons” | 17 min | Comedy | Director: Andreea Gruioniu
“Nothing but Coincidence” | 12 min | Drama | Director: Eirik Anzjøn
“Papusa” | 24 min | Drama | Director: Vishal Sidhu
“Double Life” | 41 min | Drama | Director: Eirik Anzjøn, Tijana Mamula, V.Sidhu
“Drift” | 4 min | Experimental | Director: Vishal Sidhu
“Gunmakers” | 9 min | Documentary | Director: Eirik Anzjøn
“Red Dot” | 10 min | Comedy | Director & DOP
“Native Dancer” | 8 min | Documentary | Director: Vishal Sidhu

2014

“The lover of Self” | 4 min | Experimental | Director & DOP
“The lockless Door” | 6 min | Experimental | Director & DOP

2012

“The Violin Maker” | 4 min | Documentary | Director: Calin Chisalom
“The song of Gepetto” | 6 min | Documentary | Director: George Molesag
“The Match Girl” | 4 min | Drama | 35mm Color | Director & DOP
“La domiciliu” | 11 min | Drama | 16mm B/W | Director: George Molesag

2011

“En Passant” | 4 min | Thriller | 35mm B/W | Director & DOP
“Deja-vu” | 6 min | Drama | 16mm B/W | Director: George Molesag
“Victims” | 8 min | Drama | Director: Theodor Dricu

2009 - 2010

“Together” | 6 min | Drama | 16mm B/W | Director & DOP
“The Black Hole” | 5 min | Drama | Director: Sebastian Plamadeala
“Flagrant” | 4 min | Action | Director: Theodor Dricu

Corporate and Commercial

2015 - 2016

Danny Romano Tattoo Artist Promotional Video
Double Jab Boxing Club Promotional Video

2013

Corporate for Coca Cola, Lidl, Gillette, AXA, Wella
Why Denis Shoes Commercial | Director: Denisa Crasnean
Denis Shoes Commercial | Director: Denisa Crasnean
Promotional Video for Urban Home Club | Director: Stefan Preda

Fashion

2013 “Dali – A surreal encounter”, “Ginger”, “Necklaces” | Director: Pamplaisir

2012 Social Plum: “Humanitas”, “Alchemia” | Director: Cristina Serbu

2011 “Secret Essence” for Sergiu Yachenin | Director: Florina Dumitrache

Music Videos

2016

“Love Periscope” - OK CORRAL | Director & DOP
“Veil”, K.A.S.I.M | Director & DOP

CAMERA OPERATOR

2017

Tesco - Personal Shopper | Commercial | DoP: Frank Dow | D: David Stoddart 
Google BikeAround | Short Documentary | DoP: Frank Dow | D: Orlando von Einsiedel 
Relate Live | Zendesk - PopUpEvents | Director: Cameron Mark Lewis
Virtual Mannequin Presenter - New York | Virtual On | Director: Gerado Silvetti
Condé Nast x Life WTR Pepsi | DOP: Ben Carey | Director: Bon Duke
IHG - Mission Impossible | IHG | DOP: Anthony Dow | Director: Chris Richmond
Corporate for Look Fabulous Forever, Hay House, Mark Allen Group

2016

Tesco Advert | Black Sheep Agency | DOP: Franklin Dow | Director: David Stoddart
“Black is the new black” | Pulse for BBC2 | 4 ep. | D: Simon Frederick | DP : Frank Dow
Matt Johnson, The The Band and Radio Cineola Documentary | D: Atticus Finch
UK TV, TED TALKS | DOP: Anthony Dow | Director: Richard Bentley
Corporate for Look Fabulous Forever, Hay House, Mark Allen Group

2015

Tapestry Pictures Limited, Production Company, London

2014 – 2015 

SCHEMA, University of East London

CAMERA ASSISTANT 

2017

1st AC | Google BikeAround | DoP: Frank Dow | D: Orlando von Einsiedel
1st AC | Oh Wonder - High on humans | Music Video | DoP: Frank Dow | D: Odelay
1st AC | Fred Perry Don, Alan and Shaun | DoP: Frank Dow | D: Liam Saint-Pierre
1st AC |Spring to Life | Vogue Italia | DoP: William Hadley | Director: Marlon Rueberg
1st AC | Diet Coke Breaks | Coca Cola | DoP: Chris Rogers | Director: Roman Green
2nd AC |  Escape from Homs | Arrow Media | DoP: Steve Organ | Director: Chris Martin
1st AC | Dr Who "Curator" Sketch | DoP: Ian Liggett, Paul Vanezis | Director: Jonathan Gershfield
1st AC | Condé Nast x Life WTR | Pepsi | DoP: Ben Carey | Director: Bon Duke
1st AC | Hercules and Love Affair's - Controller | Pretty Bird | DoP: Franklin Dow | D: Rei Nadal
1st AC | IHG - Mission Impossible | IHG | DoP: Franklin Dow | Director: Chris Richmond
1st AC | Rimmel Digital / Insta | BTC | DoP: Franklin Dow | Director: Marie Schuller
1st AC | Artificial Intelligence Drama | The Guardian | DoP: Franklin Dow | Director: Dan Susman
1st AC | Becca Stevens - Well Loved | DoP: Franklin Dow | Director: Damien Weilers
1st AC | Finding Fatimah - Feature Film | DoP: Phil Moreton | Director: Oz Arshad

2016   

1st AC | Tinie Tempah - Shadows , Music Video | DoP: Ed Hubert | Director: Oliver Jennings
1st AC | David Grey - Enter Lightly, Music Video | DoP: Frank Dow | D: Katia Comrade | ELS
1st AC | Bry - You're alright , Music Video | DoP: Franklin Dow | Director: PINT
1st AC | Commercial Break - BBC Four | DoP: Franklin Dow | Director: Ozan Kazaker
1st AC | Strings - Elbow | DoP: Franklin Dow | Director: Dan Massie
1st AC | CNN Commercial “Hult - True Spirit“| DoP: Jacob Jorgensen | Director: Gregory Brown
1st AC | “Pegah” Short Film | DoP: William Hadley | Director: Javid Rezai
1st AC | Nowness - Define beauty: Am I ugly? | DoP: Franklin Dow | Director: Marie Schuller
2nd AC | Sample Answer - Collision , Music Video | DoP: Franklin Dow | Electric Light Studios
1st AC | Hula Hoops Commercial 2016 | DoP: Franklin Dow | Black Ionica
2nd AC | Fashion Film | JOKES: Dice Kayek SS16 | Director: Marie Schuller | DoP: Frank Dow
2nd AC | Documentary | Men in Progress | Dark Energy Films | Director: David Stoddart | DoP: Franklin Dow
2nd AC | Not on the High street ad | DoP: Franklin Dow | Blac Ionica
1st AC | “Another Life” short film | DoP: William Hadley | Director: Javid Rezai

2015 

2nd AC | “Blood” – Director: Marianna Simnett | DoP: Arthur Loveday
2nd AC | “Me and Mine” – Director: Lucy Beech | DoP: Jamie Quantrill
1st AC | “Gamers” | 5 min | Fiction | Director: Tijana Mamula | DoP: Viktor Pesenti 

2012-2013

1st AC | “Day 1” | 8 min | 35mm Color, 16mm B/W | Fiction | Director/ DoP: Calin Chisalom
1st AC | “B-Side” | 3 min | 35mm Color | Fiction | Director/ DoP: Sergiu Ivanovici
1st AC | “Deadline” | 9 min | 16mm B/W | Fiction | Director: Bianca Sescu | DoP: Sergiu Ivanovici
1st AC | “This is M” | 6 min | 16mm B/W | Fiction | Director: Florin Babei | DoP: Alex Matios
1st AC | “Daddy” | 6 min | 16mm B/W | Fiction | Director: Roxana Andrei | DoP: Aleca Carastoian

2011

1st AC | “Mindscape” | 3 min | 16mm B/W | Fiction | Director/ DoP: Calin Chisalom
1st AC | “Bruiaj” |4 min | 16mm B/W | Experimental | Director: Radu Constantin | DoP: Andreea Gintaru


PHOTOGRAPHER

2010 – 2015

Fashion Photographer for Re99ie | Social Plum | Alex Somandroiu | Diana Enaiche | Sergiu Yachenin | Highlight Photo Studio | Sport Magazine 

2014 – 2015 Product Photographer | Wood and Beyond LTD  

2012 – 2013 Events Photographer | Coca Cola, Gillette, AXA 

2011 Property Photographer | Scoica Hotel – Constanta, Romania

2010 Sports Photographer | Sports Revolution Magazine | Romania

Awards, Competitions & Publications

2015

Architecture Photographs featured in UCL, Bartlett School of Architecture Summer Show Catalogue 2015
Architecture Photographs featured in UCL, Bartlett School of Architecture Unit Catalogue 2015
90seconds Film Festival, UEL, London- Best short film in competition

2013 Best Fashion Photography - VreauPoze.ro online competition, Romania 

2012 Best Film Debut - 3 Fest short film competition, Romania


COMPUTING

Good Knowledge of various software

Adobe Photoshop 11 years
Adobe Premiere Pro/CC 7 years
Adobe InDesign 3 year
Adobe Audition 3 year
Final Cut Pro X 1 year
MS Office 13 years

Computer Science Competence Certificate (9.75/10)

LANGUAGES

English: Fluent | IELTS Certificate 
Romanian: mother tongue

Using Format