Melanie Benna, stuntman/woman, stunt coordinator, stunt rigger, Berlin
©Alexander Malecki
  • Stuntman/woman (32)
  • stunt coordinator (10)
  • stunt rigger (10)

Projects as stuntman/woman

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2019Die Drei von der Müllabfuhr - Mülle meets Future (WT)TV-Movie (Series), ARD [de], Degeto [de]Hagen BogdanskiBavaria Fiction GmbH (formerly Bavaria Fernsehproduktion)Driving double Claudia Mehnert
2019Die Toten von Marnow (WT)TV Movie (multi-part), ARD [de], Degeto [de], NDR [de]Andreas HerzogPolyphon Film- und Fernsehgesellschaft mbHStuntdouble Anne Schäfer
2019Foundation (2 episodes) (WT)Series Pilot, Apple TV+Rupert SandersSkydance Media [us]
2019A Perfect Crime (WT)DocumentaryJan Petergebrueder beetz filmproduktion GmbH & Co. KG [de]Bike Double Beate Malkus
2018Charlie's AngelsFeature FilmElizabeth BanksBrownstone Productions [us]
2018Die verlorene TochterLimited series, ZDF [de]Kai WesselX Filme Creative Pool GmbHDouble Henriette Confurius
2017Echte Bauern singen besserTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de]Holger HaaseWüste Medien GmbHStuntdouble Pagah Feridony
2017Ein starkes Team - Preis der SchönheitTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de]Ulrich ZrennerUFA FictionStuntdouble Dennenesch Zoudé
2017WeissenseeTV Series, ARD [de], Degeto [de], MDR [de]Friedemann FrommZiegler Film GmbH & Co. KG
2017Der StaatsanwaltTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleNovafilm Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]Stuntdouble Maja Celine Probst
2017Stunt Factory - Burning Skin. Burning GodessShowreel ProductionPeter BrandstätterAVbaby Studios [at]
2016DarkTV Series, NetflixBaran bo OdarDark Series GmbH [de]Stuntdouble Julika Jenkins
2016Die FreibadcliqueTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de], MDR [de], NDR [de], SR [de], SWR [de]Friedemann FrommZieglerfilm Baden-BadenDouble Vica Kerekes
2016August 96 (WT)Short FilmVera HeldmannUniversität Bayreuth [de]
2016Magda macht das schonTV Series, RTLMultiplePolyphon Film- und Fernsehgesellschaft mbHStuntdouble Verena Altenberge
2016Familie mit HindernissenTV-Movie (Series), MDR [de], ORF [at]Oliver SchmitzAriane Krampe FilmproduktionStuntdouble Nicolette Krebitz
2016Out Of ControlFeature FilmAxel SandAction Concept Film- und Stuntproduktion GmbH [de]Stuntperformer
2016Berlin StationTV Series, Epix [us]MultipleParamount Television [us]Stuntdouble Zhara Ahmadi
2016Letzte Spur BerlinTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleNovafilm Fernsehproduktion GmbH [de]Fire safety
2015Wunderlich´s WorldFeature FilmDani LevyX Filme Creative Pool GmbHStuntdbl. Katherina Schüttler

Film projects in other capacities

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YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2019Stunning Amy (WT)Limited seriesMelanie BennaNeumond Produktion, Melanie Benna [de]director
2018Walter Kurz (WT)Short FilmMelanie BennaSAE Institute (Berlin) [de]director
2018Walter Kurz (WT)Short FilmMelanie BennaSAE Institute (Berlin) [de]creator
2018Walter Kurz (WT)Short FilmMelanie BennaSAE Institute (Berlin) [de]key makeup artist/hair stylist
2015A Cure For WellnessFeature FilmGore VerbinskiBlind Wink Productions [us]assistant stunt coordinator
2014Sense8TV Series, NetflixMultipleGeorgeville Films [us]assistant stunt coordinator

Other projects

YearProject typeTitleActivityCompany
2018 - TodayScript DevelopmentVirus of the soulDrehbuchMelanie Benna
2017 - 2019Book publicationStunning StuntsAuthorStunning Stunts

Awards

YearAward
2019D&AD "pencil winner" Award Dove Campaign

Basic data

NationalityGerman
LanguagesArabic (Basic knowledge), English (Fluent), German (Native speaker), Italian (Basic knowledge)
Experience abroadNorth America: Mexico
Northern Europe: Denmark, Iceland
East Africa: Kenya
Western Europe: Austria, England, Great Britain, Switzerland
Special skillsIn General: Don't hesitate to ask for special requests


Stunt specialties as a performer and stunt- coordination:
Bodystunts - Fire stunts - Wirework and Stuntrigging - Tree- Cage- and Mountain- Climbing, Car- and Bike stunts, Motocross, OWD, Apnoe, Archery


Acting skills

Technic specialties:
Pre- and Postproduction: BA in Film production, Movie Magic, Premiere, basic lightning skills, Panasonic dvx 200, Canon Eos700 D

Training specialties:
anxiety therapy and teambuilding


Film funding support
Own equipmentIn General: Don't hesitate to ask for special requests, I´m always into new equipment

Stunts:

Different pads in all sizes, mats, everything for fire stunts, harnesses in different sizes, vests, flying Gear, rigging equipment, diving equipment

Technic:

Panasonic dvx 200, Canon Eos700 D, div. LED Panels,
Movie Magic, Adobe creative cloud


Workshop and Mercedes Vito
LicencesA (motorcycle) [eu], B (car) [eu], diving licence - PADI Open Water [int], DRSA - Deutsches Rettungsschwimmerabzeichen [de], Fitnesstrainer/in B-Lizenz [at]
EducationStunts:
European Stunt School, Kopenhagen
Rigging and Wirework Course Keir Beck
ERCA certificate
Drifting and driving courses Georg Ebinal
Fire courses Joe Toedtling
div. Acting workshops
OWD

Film in general:
BA in Filmmaking and Filmproduction
Premiere

Team and training:
Intercultural communication trainer FU Berlin
Team trainer low- and Highwire
anxiety therapy Mr. Hagel
Event conception Buff Connection
Teamer Base-Flying, HEAG GmbH (Jochen Schweizer)

BA Islamic- and Political science
Immediate working areaBerlin
1st residence (federal state or country)Germany - Berlin
Associations