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Gaby Dellal

Director

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Gaby Dellal’s feature film On a Clear Day opened The Sundance Film Festival in 2005. Starring Peter Mullan and Brenda Blethyn, Gaby received a Scottish BAFTA for best film/director and Locarno Film Festival’s Piazza Grande. Gaby’s short Football starring Helena Bonham Carter also featured at Sundance. Gaby gave and directed Sienna Miller her first lead in the feature film Two Wheels Only and Max Minghella his debut (aged thirteen) in her short film Toyboys. Gaby then went on to direct Tube Tales starring Rachel Weisz. Angels Crest with Elizabeth McGovern, Kate Walsh and Jeremy Piven was in competition at the Tribeca Film Festival 2011. Gaby wrote and directed her most recent feature film Three Generations

Credits

IN DEVELOPMENT
Production (role):
DOMINION
Company:
DBO Productions
Project details:
Wr. Ben Ross

The story of the lead lawyer in the Boston Catholic Church sex abuse scandal
Production (role):
PAPER PLANE (Co-Writer)
Company:
DBO Productions
Project details:
Feature film developed by Focus Features

Co-written with Alex Rose

Prod. Tim Perell

Maggie Gyllenhaal attached
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2015
Production (role):
3 GENERATIONS
Company:
Big Beach Films / TWC
Project details:
Starring Susan Sarandon, Elle Fanning and Naomi Watts
Date: 2011
Production (role):
ANGELS CREST / ABANDONED - UK TITLE
Company:
Magnolia Pictures, US / High Fliers, UK
Project details:
Prods. Tim Perell and Shirley Vercruysse

Cast includes Thomas Dekker, Lynn Collins, Elizabeth McGovern, Joseph Morgan, Jeremy Piven, Mira Sorvino, Kate Walsh and Barbara Williams

In Competition at Tribeca Film Festival 2011
Date: 2005
Production (role):
ON A CLEAR DAY
Company:
Icon / Focus Features, UK / MK2, France
Project details:
Prods. Sarah Curtis and Dorothy Berwin

Starring Peter Mullan, Brenda Blethyn, Billy Boyd and Jamie Sives

The film opened the Sundance film festival in 2005 and was shown at Piazza Grande at the Locarno Film Festival 2005, Sarajevo Film festival 2005, and had a Gala Screening at Edinburgh Film festival 2005

Won the Scottish BAFTA Award for Best Film

Nomination for Scottish BAFTA Best Director

Nomination for BIFA Best New Director
Date: 2003
Production (role):
TWO WHEELS ONLY
Project details:
Starring Sienna Miller and Paul Nicholls
TELEVISION
Date: 2014
Production (role):
PRIME (Creator)
Company:
Leftbank Pictures
Project details:
TV Drama
Date: 2012
Production (role):
LEAVING
Company:
ITV / Red Productions
Project details:
3-part drama

Wr. Tony Marchant

Starring Helen McCrory and Callum Turner
SHORT FILM
Date: 1999
Production (role):
FOOTBALL (Writer / Director)
Project details:
Eight-minute film

Starring Helena Bonham Carter

In 2001 Football was featured as part of the Sundance Festival official selection and in 2000 it launched the BBC Short BBC Short Film Festival

Winner of Best Cinematography Award at Avanca Film Festival

Selected for a number of awards and programmes namely: the Empire, the Short Film Bureau’s catalogue under the Cinema Programme, the Short Circuit programme (a program which matches short films with features for theatrical release)

Shortlisted for a BAFTA
Date: 1998
Production (role):
ROSEBUD (Co-Writer / Director)
Company:
Sky Pictures
Project details:
Part of Feature Film TUBETALES

Co-wrote and directed the 10 minute film

Starring Rachel Weisz

Screened at Cannes Film Festival and opened London Film Festival 1999
Date: 1997
Production (role):
TOY BOYS (Co-Writer / Director)
Project details:
20 minute film

Starring Joely Richardson, Frances Barber and Lesley Manville

Toy Boys had its theatrical release at The Gate cinema and The Screen on the Hill

Winner of the UCI Grand Prize at the British Short Film Festival

Winner of the Best Short Narrative, San Francisco Film Festival at the Orense Film FestivalIt

Featured at Montecatini Filmvideo 98 and had a Special Jury Mention at Cinema delle Tonne, Torino

Shortlisted for a BAFTA and at the First Film Foundation and finally purchased by BBC
Date: 1996
Production (role):
VALLEY GIRLS (Co-Producer)
Company:
Universal / Channel 4
Project details:
30 minute film

Dir. Sara Sugarman

Winner of Celtic Film Festival, Montecatini Filmvideo 97 and Cinema delle Donne, Torino
THEATRE
Date: 2018
Production (role):
STITCHERS
Company:
Jermyn Street Theatre
Date: 2013
Production (role):
GHOSTS (Associate Director)
Company:
Almeida Theatre / Trafalgar Studios
Date: 1996
Production (role):
MAX KLAPPER (Co-Producer)
Project details:
50 minute multi media play

Film material shot by Ben Hopkins for a theatre production written and directed by David Farr

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): DOMINION
    Company: DBO Productions
    Project details: Wr. Ben Ross

    The story of the lead lawyer in the Boston Catholic Church sex abuse scandal
  • Production (role): PAPER PLANE (Co-Writer)
    Company: DBO Productions
    Project details: Feature film developed by Focus Features

    Co-written with Alex Rose

    Prod. Tim Perell

    Maggie Gyllenhaal attached
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): 3 GENERATIONS
    Company: Big Beach Films / TWC
    Project details: Starring Susan Sarandon, Elle Fanning and Naomi Watts
  • Date: 2011
    Production (role): ANGELS CREST / ABANDONED - UK TITLE
    Company: Magnolia Pictures, US / High Fliers, UK
    Project details: Prods. Tim Perell and Shirley Vercruysse

    Cast includes Thomas Dekker, Lynn Collins, Elizabeth McGovern, Joseph Morgan, Jeremy Piven, Mira Sorvino, Kate Walsh and Barbara Williams

    In Competition at Tribeca Film Festival 2011
  • Date: 2005
    Production (role): ON A CLEAR DAY
    Company: Icon / Focus Features, UK / MK2, France
    Project details: Prods. Sarah Curtis and Dorothy Berwin

    Starring Peter Mullan, Brenda Blethyn, Billy Boyd and Jamie Sives

    The film opened the Sundance film festival in 2005 and was shown at Piazza Grande at the Locarno Film Festival 2005, Sarajevo Film festival 2005, and had a Gala Screening at Edinburgh Film festival 2005

    Won the Scottish BAFTA Award for Best Film

    Nomination for Scottish BAFTA Best Director

    Nomination for BIFA Best New Director
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): TWO WHEELS ONLY
    Company:
    Project details: Starring Sienna Miller and Paul Nicholls
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2014
    Production (role): PRIME (Creator)
    Company: Leftbank Pictures
    Project details: TV Drama
  • Date: 2012
    Production (role): LEAVING
    Company: ITV / Red Productions
    Project details: 3-part drama

    Wr. Tony Marchant

    Starring Helen McCrory and Callum Turner
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): FOOTBALL (Writer / Director)
    Company:
    Project details: Eight-minute film

    Starring Helena Bonham Carter

    In 2001 Football was featured as part of the Sundance Festival official selection and in 2000 it launched the BBC Short BBC Short Film Festival

    Winner of Best Cinematography Award at Avanca Film Festival

    Selected for a number of awards and programmes namely: the Empire, the Short Film Bureau’s catalogue under the Cinema Programme, the Short Circuit programme (a program which matches short films with features for theatrical release)

    Shortlisted for a BAFTA
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): ROSEBUD (Co-Writer / Director)
    Company: Sky Pictures
    Project details: Part of Feature Film TUBETALES

    Co-wrote and directed the 10 minute film

    Starring Rachel Weisz

    Screened at Cannes Film Festival and opened London Film Festival 1999
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): TOY BOYS (Co-Writer / Director)
    Company:
    Project details: 20 minute film

    Starring Joely Richardson, Frances Barber and Lesley Manville

    Toy Boys had its theatrical release at The Gate cinema and The Screen on the Hill

    Winner of the UCI Grand Prize at the British Short Film Festival

    Winner of the Best Short Narrative, San Francisco Film Festival at the Orense Film FestivalIt

    Featured at Montecatini Filmvideo 98 and had a Special Jury Mention at Cinema delle Tonne, Torino

    Shortlisted for a BAFTA and at the First Film Foundation and finally purchased by BBC
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): VALLEY GIRLS (Co-Producer)
    Company: Universal / Channel 4
    Project details: 30 minute film

    Dir. Sara Sugarman

    Winner of Celtic Film Festival, Montecatini Filmvideo 97 and Cinema delle Donne, Torino
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2018
    Production (role): STITCHERS
    Company: Jermyn Street Theatre
    Project details:
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): GHOSTS (Associate Director)
    Company: Almeida Theatre / Trafalgar Studios
    Project details:
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): MAX KLAPPER (Co-Producer)
    Company:
    Project details: 50 minute multi media play

    Film material shot by Ben Hopkins for a theatre production written and directed by David Farr