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Emma J. Gilbertson

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Sarah Williams , Stevie Jackson

Emma J. Gilbertson is a Writer/Director originally from Liverpool, and a graduate of the prestigious NFTS Directing Fiction Course and Channel 4 Scholar.

She is primarily interested in creating stories about the working class experience, female identity and queerness. Her uplifting films also feature dance, music and spoken word.

In 2019, her film: “Crashing Waves” was broadcast on Channel 4 as part of “Random Acts.” The Film was nominated for the reputable Iris Prize, picked up by Aesthetica, gained a Vimeo Staff pick and selected for #fivefilmsforfreedom presented by Arts-British Council in partnership with BFI Flare. Emma went on to be nominated for Best Director at Underwire.

She has just finished assisting and shadowing the legendary Mary Harron (dir. I Shot Andy Warhol and American Psycho) on Dali Land. She’s now developing several original feature ideas.

Credits

FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
DALI LAND (Director shadowing and assisting)
Company:
Zephyr Films
Project details:
Directed by Mary Harron, Written by John Walsh, Starring Sir Ben Kingsley
SHORTS
Production (role):
REQUIEM (Director)
Company:
NFTS
Project details:
Written by Laura Jayne Tunbridge, starring Bella Ramsey, Sean Buchanan, Safia Oakley-Green.
Production (role):
RINGO
Company:
NFTS
Project details:
Written by Oscar Redding, Music and Lyrics by Alastair McNamara
Production (role):
CRASHING WAVES (Writer/Director)
Company:
Screen South
Project details:
Choreographed by Joshua Hubbard

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): DALI LAND (Director shadowing and assisting)
    Company: Zephyr Films
    Project details: Directed by Mary Harron, Written by John Walsh, Starring Sir Ben Kingsley
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): REQUIEM (Director)
    Company: NFTS
    Project details: Written by Laura Jayne Tunbridge, starring Bella Ramsey, Sean Buchanan, Safia Oakley-Green.
  • Production (role): RINGO
    Company: NFTS
    Project details: Written by Oscar Redding, Music and Lyrics by Alastair McNamara
  • Production (role): CRASHING WAVES (Writer/Director)
    Company: Screen South
    Project details: Choreographed by Joshua Hubbard