Amy Gaipa
Acting, Film Production, Script Consultant
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About Me

Actor, Writer, Producer and Director - Film and Theatre; Narrative Consultant commercial - non-commercial; Production Design/Art Director

(BA) Bachelor of Arts - 2023

Theatre & Performance

Hope College

(MFA) Master of Fine Arts - 2021

Film Directing

Stony Brook University

Teaching History
Fashion Institute of Technology

Aug 2022 - Dec 2022

Beginning Screenwriting

MFA Performance Graduate Advisor
American University

Feb 2021 - May 2022

Vocal coaching, creating character and Audio recording; soundscape design - diegetic/non-diegetic Selecting and using sound equipment to tell an aural story.

SBU Global Summer Institute Filmmaking Cohort - Shanghai University
Stony Brook University

Jun 2019 - Jul 2019

Accelerated filmmaking workshop: Directing, Cinematography, Narrative storytelling + visual language. Curated short film screening + analysis illustrating key concepts. Daily filmmaking exercises, still photo challenges and micro film assignments with multi step instructions and components. Extra-curricular film screenings and excursions to Manhattan.

Acting, Film Production, Script Consultant

Feb 2018 - Current

Consultant on indie films from development through production.

Film 101-Film 402
Stony Brook University

Jan 2018 - Current

Everything from FLM 101 to mentoring 17+ final Capstone projects through special Screening for graduating seniors. Producing, Production/Tools classes, Film Analysis/Theory....

Private Class Instructor + Guest Instructor: New York, Chicago

Jan 2005 - Current

  • Beginner through Advanced Voice + Movement: Linklater and Viewpoints. 
  • Beginner through Advanced Scene study: Contemporary - Classical - Shakespeare. 
  • Casting Workshops + Audition Prep: In-the-room + On-Camera. 
  • Acting for Directors. 
  • Beginner through Advanced Acting on Camera Audition Coaching and Scene Study; 
  • Show Reel Prep

Private Acting Coach

Feb 2000 - Current

Prep for graduating Seniors in High School and Undergrad to get in to school/MFA programs; on-set coaching

On-Camera Acting

Jan 2000 - Current

All levels of on-camera acting classes from beginner to advanced for regional theatre; private classes

Areas of Specialization
Film Acting Theatre & Performance art direction Film and TV International production Director Producer Screenwriter Script Consultant Production Design

Fields of Study
Screenwriting Film Production