AKL Sam Bunkall

Sam BunkallFeatured Popular

Hair
Brown - Dark
Eyes
Green
Height
6'0'' / 183 cm
DOB
1982
Notes:
photographs by Sacha Stejko

FEATURE FILM

2011 Broken Path, 'Phillip Worthington'
Bit by Bit Productions, Dir. Miquel Ubeda
2010 Avatar, 'Trooper'
20th Century Fox, Dir. James Cameron
2008 Killing Time, 'Sam'
Dir. Aileen O'Sullivan

TELEVISION

12-16 Shortland Street, 'Boyd Rolleston' (core cast)
South Pacific Pictures, Various directors
2012 Spartacus: Vengeance, 'Sinuessa Guard'
Pacific Renaissance Pictures, Various directors

2005 Bouncing with Billie, 'McGregor'
Theatre Militia, Dir. Rachel Lenart
2004 Special Needs, 'Ray'
Dir. Stuart Curtis

THEATRE

2013 A Basement Christmas Carol, 'Ghost of Patrick Swayze'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Sophie Roberts
2012 Megachristmas, 'Bi-polar Bear'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Simon Coleman

2012 Little Histories of the Life Ordinary, 'Frankie'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Sophie Roberts
2012 Play Me Deadly, 'Detective Marlowe / Chris Warner / Steve Allen / Actor'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Thomas Sainsbury
2011 Glorious, 'Jimmy'
Basement Theatre, Dir. Sam Shore
2011 Dog, 'Patrick'
Theatre Comrades, Dir. Sally Richards
2010 Actor, 'Actor'
Theatre Comrades, Dir. Sally Richards
2010 God Sees Dog, 'Van'
The Moving Theatre Company, Dir. Sophie Roberts
2010 Romeo & Juliet, 'Paris / Benvolio'
Auckland Theatre Company, Dir. Willem Wassenaar
2010 Pirates vs Ninjas, 'Trevor the Bastard'
Gypsy Wife Productions, Dir. Anya Tate-Manning
2010 Battered, 'Rex / Phoebe'
Dir. Kate McGill
2009 A Mime to Kill, 'The Real Mime'
The Magniloquents
2008 Hideorama, 'Erik'
Backseat Driver Productions, Dir. Jade Erikson
2008 Aoterroroa, 'Hemi Fitzgerald Kent'
Backseat Driver Productions, Dir. Geoff Pinfield
2007 Betty's Summer Vaction, 'Keith'
Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School, Dir. Annie Ruth
2007 Twelfth Night, 'Orsino'
Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School, Dir. Vanessa Byrnes
2007 Toi Cabaret, 'Jimmy Luck'
Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School, Dir. Jane Keller

SHORT FILM

2013 I got Robots, 'Robert'
Chess Club Productions / 48 Hour Film Festival, Dir. Barnaby Fredric
2012 Thank You, Mr Brick, 'Nicky Brick'
Fleet St Productions, Dir. Rocco Babich
2012 Brunch, 'Sam'
Fleet St Productions, Dir. Tom Sainsbury

2011 Fun Run, 'Personal Trainer Pete'
Fleet Street Productions, Dir. Roko Antonio Babich
2011 Elaine Rides Again, 'Adam'
Paint-by-Numbers Collective, Dir. Michelle Savill
2009 Alex, His Kids and Miracle World, 'Julian'
Chess Club Productions, Dir. Tom Cottle
2009 Maybe, 'Mark'
Crew 15: NZ Film School, Dir. Sam Shirriffs
2008 The Hack Pack, 'Branson'
Chess Club Productions
2007 White Lie, 'Dancer'
Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School, Dir. Megan Adams
2005 Addiction, 'Karl'
Theatre Militia, Dir. Amy Froud

AWARDS

2013 National Runner Up for 'I Got Robots'
48 Hour Film Festival Awards

TRAINING

2012 Screen Acting & Audition Technique
with Terri de'Ath
2012 Screen Acting & Audition Technique
with Miranda Harcourt
2012 Screen Acting & Audition Technique
with Tina Cleary
2012 Acting Masterclass
with Peter Burger
2011 Screen Acting & Audition Technique
with Stephen Lovatt
2011 Screen Acting & Audition Technique
with Andrea Kelland
2011 Acting Masterclass
with Christian Penny
2010 Screen Acting & Audition Technique
with Vicky Yiannoutsos

06-08 Bachelor of Performing Arts
Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School
01-03 BA - Theatre Studies
Victoria University

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Recent credits only

Feature Film

2010 Avatar, 'Trooper'
20th Century Fox Dir: James Cameron

Television

12-18 Shortland Street, 'Boyd Rolleston (core cast)'
South Pacific Pictures Dir: Various directors

2012 Spartacus: Vengeance, 'Sinuessa Guard'
Pacific Renaissance Pictures Dir: Various directors

Theatre

2013 A Basement Christmas Carol, 'Ghost of Patrick Swayze'
Basement Theatre Dir: Sophie Roberts

2012 Megachristmas, 'Bi-polar Bear'
Basement Theatre Dir: Simon Coleman

2012 Little Histories of the Life Ordinary, 'Frankie'
Basement Theatre Dir: Sophie Roberts

2012 Play Me Deadly, 'Detective Marlowe / Chris Warner / Steve Allen / Actor'
Basement Theatre Dir: Thomas Sainsbury

2011 Glorious, 'Jimmy'
Basement Theatre Dir: Sam Shore

Television Commercials

2018 Vodafone
NZ

Skills

  • Artist
  • Body Surfing
  • Cycling
  • Dancer
  • Contemporary Dancer
  • Tap Dancing
  • Director
  • Full Licence
  • Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Ice Skating
  • Inline Skating
  • Martial Arts
  • Mime
  • Bass Guitar
  • Drums
  • Guitar
  • Petanque
  • Physical Theatre
  • Pool
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Roller Skating
  • Skiing
  • Sign Language
  • Snowboarding
  • Stage Combat Training
  • Stilt Walking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Underwater Hockey
  • Voice Artist
  • Writer
  • Yoga

Notes:

Martial arts skill - Aikido

Vocal Skills

    Accents:
  • American (standard)
  • Boston
  • Bronx
  • Mid-Western
  • New York
  • Southern American
  • Australian
  • Cockney
  • RP
  • Scottish
  • German
  • Irish
  • South African
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