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A successful editor for 16 years, 6 of them being staff at the BBC, Gillian worked on many BAFTA award-winning programs across all genres including documentaries, children’s, and music. She was Director on BBC’s The Music Show where she shot, directed, and edited a number of music videos. She moved to the Innovations department, working to create a ground-breaking drama shot entirely against green screen.

Editing over 40 documentaries developed her love for storytelling and she began writing original short films. She also fell in love with VFX whilst main editor on the BAFTA-winning children’s series ‘Raven’, and successfully applied to the Digital Effects MA course at National Film and Television School.

She was VFX supervisor on a number of short films including ‘Wild Horses’, which was officially selected for Cannes, and ‘Poles Apart’ which won the BAFTA for Best Animated Short and the Audience Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Most recently she was VFX supervisor on the horror feature ‘The Midwife’.

Gillian has worked on Wes Anderson’s ‘Isle of Dogs’ and ‘The French Dispatch’ and Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’. She was an on-set compositor on Sam Mendes’ ‘1917’ and also worked on Andy Serkis’s ‘Venom 2’ and Matthew Vaughn’s ‘The King’s Man’.

Alongside, Gillian continued writing and directing shorts including ‘The Ticket’, which was shortlisted by the BBC Films Bridge to Industry fund, and her most recent short ‘Charged’, was selected for the Video Art and Experimental Film Festival in New York. Currently, in pre-production on ‘Dandelion’ she is also adapting the award-winning play ‘Grenades’ which she hopes will be her first feature

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