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Studio Visit - Gia Coppola

Studio Visit - Gia Coppola

Studio Visit - Gia Coppola

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Studio Visit with Gia Coppola

Gia Coppola is a photographer and filmmaker. She has shot for Japanese Vogue and co-directed a short film with Tracy Antonopoulos for Opening Ceremony starring Jason Schwartzman and Kirsten Dunst.

 

Gia’s talent has also captured the interest of fashion prodigy Zac Posen, who chose Coppola to shoot a film for his latest collaboration with Target. “She’s going to be the next Coppola force to be reckoned with,” Posen insists. "They just genetically, aesthetically, have something—they’re able to capture magic.” Gia is currently working on directorial work and resides in Los Angeles.

Q.

When did you start calling yourself an artist?

A.

Geez - I don’t know, I still struggle when I’m asked what I do for a living.

 

Q.

What has it been like working with Tappan the past three years?

A.

Amazing! It’s a wonderful way to share my photography and they help me be organized.

 

Q.

When do you make your best work?

A.

When I’m given a challenge that forces me to work outside my comfort zone.

 

Q.

Is art making therapeutic for you?

A.

Yes, very.

 

Q.

What are you most proud of?

A.

Palo Alto.

On her Gucci series in Joshua tree

"The direction I had been given was to contribute, in any fashion that I’d like, on the idea of what “blind for love” means to me. I sat with it for a while not really sure what to do. I had just watched the Truman Show and was on a Peter Weir kick, my room-mate came home and asked me if I’d ever seen Picnic at Hanging Rock— I hadn’t. When I put it on, I was flabbergasted and totally inspired."

Q.

What do you see yourself doing in 5 years?

A.

I want to make 4 movies in 5 years.

 

Q.

If you could travel anywhere to create for a while, where would you go?

A.

Cuba.

 

Q.

What was it like growing up among so many creative people?

A.

I'm very thankful, my friends and family are constantly inspiring me.

Q.

What are your other hobbies?

A.

Cooking.  Reading.  Decorating.

 

Q.

If you could have a drink with one artist, who would it be?

A.

Kanye.

 

Q.

What motivates you?

A.

Anxiety.

About Gia Coppola

Gia Coppola’s talent has also captured the interest of fashion prodigy Zac Posen, who chose Coppola to shoot a film for his latest collaboration with Target.

 

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About Gia Coppola

Representing five generations of the Coppola family in the film industry, Gia Coppola is not only an accomplished filmmaker, but also a talented photographer. Born and raised in Los Angeles by her mother Jacqui Getty, Gia graduated from Bard College in 2009 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography. Her artistic tendency was to use the camera, to casually document her life. When asked to be in a video by a friend, she declined. The friend then challenged her to make her own video instead, launching her into the ‘behind-the-camera action’ and following in the footsteps of her grandfather, her grandmother, her aunt Sofia Coppola, and her uncle Roman Coppola. Gia will follow up her 2013 directorial film debut, “Palo Alto” with the 2020 release of “Mainstream.”

PRESS

"LA Emerging Artists Curated by The Tappan Collective," Installation Magazine

"Gia Coppola's New Film is Literally Mythic," Vanity Fair

"You Can Now Buy Gia Coppola's Art on the Outnet," Elle

"Bullett Camera: Gia Coppola SHows Us Her World of In-N-Out Burgers, Pet Bulldogs and Rodarte Dresses," Bullett

"10 Places to Buy Amazing Art Online," Buzzfeed

"This Is What It's Like to Be the Newest Coppola Director," Time

Gia Coppola