Melanie Benna, stuntman/woman, stunt coordinator, stunt rigger, Berlin
  • stuntman/woman (27)
  • stunt coordinator (8)
  • stunt rigger (9)
Born on 29.06.1983 in Berlin (35 Years)

Projects as stuntman/woman

YearTitleGenredirectorProducerComment
2018Charlie's Angels (aka Silver Cloud)Feature FilmElizabeth BanksBrownstone Productions [us]
2018Die verlorene TochterTV Series, ZDF [de] Kai Wessel X Filme Creative Pool GmbHDouble Henriette Confurius
2017Echte Bauern singen besserTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de] Holger Haase Wüste Medien GmbHStuntdouble Pagah Feridony
2017Ein starkes Team - Preis der SchönheitTV-Movie (Series), ZDF [de] Ulrich Zrenner UFA FictionStuntdouble Dennenesch Zoudé
2017WeissenseeTV Series, ARD [de], Degeto [de], MDR [de]Friedemann Fromm Ziegler Film GmbH & Co. KG
2017Der StaatsanwaltTV Series, ZDF [de]MultipleNovafilm Fernsehproduktion GmbH (ODEON TV mit Novafilm verschmolzen) [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 Fromm Zieglerfilm Baden-BadenDouble Vica Kerekes
2016August 96Short FilmVera HeldmannUniversität Bayreuth [de]
2016Magda macht das schonTV Series, RTLMultiple Polyphon Film- und Fernsehgesellschaft mbHStuntdouble Verena Altenberge
2016Familie mit HindernissenTV Movie, MDR [de], ORF [at]Oliver Schmitz Ariane Krampe FilmproduktionStuntdouble Nicolette Krebitz
2016Out Of ControlFeature Film Axel SandAction Concept Film- und Stuntproduktion GmbH [de]Stuntperformer
2016Berlin StationTV Series, Epix [us]MultipleParamount Television [us]Stuntdouble Zhara Ahmadi
2015Wunderlich´s WorldFeature FilmDani Levy X Filme Creative Pool GmbHStuntdbl. Katherina Schüttler
2015A Cure For WellnessFeature FilmGore VerbinskiBlind Wink Productions [us]
2015Unterm RadarTV Movie, ARD [de], Degeto [de], WDR [de]Elmar Fischer Enigma Film GmbH
2015Noah - Nach uns die SintflutTeaser (Series Concept) Daniel RübesamBuff Connection
2015Freddy/EddyFeature Film Tini TüllmannTini Tuellmann ProduktionStuntdouble Jessica Schwarz
2014Hitman - Agent 47Feature FilmAleksander BachTwentieth Century Fox Film Corporation [us]

Film projects in other capacities

YearTitleGenreDirectorProducerComment
2018Walter KurzShort Film Melanie BennaStunning Stuntsdirector
2018Walter KurzShort Film Melanie BennaStunning Stuntscreator
2018Walter KurzShort Film Melanie BennaStunning Stuntskey makeup artist
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

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], DRSA - Deutsches Rettungsschwimmerabzeichen [de], Fitnesstrainer/in B-Lizenz [at], PADI Open Water [int]
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