Lisa Gunning

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Lisa Gunning is an English film editor, director and writer.

She began her career in 1990s, following her graduation from University College London, where she studied English. In 1998, she met director Anthony Minghella while working on a spot for Comic Relief followed by the short Play as part of the Samuel Beckett season for Channel 4 which marked the beginning of a long running collaboration. After working on some musical sequences in The Talented Mr Ripley, her first feature was Minghella’s Breaking & Entering followed by his flagship pilot for The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency. She went on to work with John Madden on crime thriller Killshot, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen for Lasse Hallstrolm and Seven Psychopaths for Martin McDonagh. Gunning has also collaborated extensively with artist and filmmaker Sam Taylor-Wood on her BAFTA Award winning short film Love You More, her first feature film Nowhere Boy and most recently 50 Shades of Grey.[1][2][3]

In 2013, she wrote, directed and edited a 30 minute film for the band Goldfrapp based on five stories from their album Tales of Us. The film was streamed to over 400 cinemas across the world in March 2014 and won the award of Best Music Video at the 2014 Byron Bay International Film Festival.

In 2016, she directed Mollie King's music video for "Back to You".


  1. ^ "BAFTA Crew Masterclass: Lisa Gunning on Editing". Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  2. ^ "LSFF: Lisa Gunning explores Tales of Us with I am Dora". Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  3. ^ Mary Lou Brown. "Reelshow International / Best student films and film schools - Lisa Gunning Features Editor Talks To The Reelshow". Archived from the original on 8 December 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2014.