Annunziata Gianzero (Producer, Writer) is an actor, writer, and unapologetic computer nerd who divides her time working in film, theatre, TV and VR in New York, Los Angeles and Atlanta. She is an award-winning, classically trained actress with leading film roles screened theatrically and at over 50 film festivals worldwide. Previous film and TV appearances include Blue Bloods, Southland, Nickelodeon’s Deadtime Stories, among others. Previous theatre includes leads in Duet for One (Winner: Top 5 Leading Actresses), Brecht’s Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Sheila Callaghan’s Scab, Tony Tanner’s The Trojan Women, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona with West Hollywood Shakespeare in the Parks. She has worked on both sides of the camera for Sony Pictures, CBS, ABC, NBC, TNT, Disney and Universal, most recently as the acting coach for 2 seasons on the ABC/Disney for CBS show Code Black.
Annunziata is also a freelance journalist and activist, writing and fighting for industry diversity. She currently writes for the West View News in Greenwich Village, NYC. She co-wrote and starred in the 2018 HBO Insiders Women in Comedy Festival competition film, Peep Show. She is currently writing a NY-based crime series Battery Park; drama biopic Marco Polo & The Book of Marvels; olive oil comedy The Olios, and a gritty science pilot, Biohackers.
Annunziata was a speaker and presenter at NATPE, VidCon and New Media Expo. She served on the Board of Directors of the Classical Theatre Lab, co-founded the IAWTV Writers Group East and is a proud member of Women in Film, NYWIFT, SAG and Equity.
She distills her own holiday liqueurs and writes iPhone apps in her spare time.