December 21, 2015
Meet some of Manitoba’s world class talent through a series of intimate interviews produced by local company Handcraft Creative for On Screen Manitoba. A new interview will be published every month, stay tuned and please share with your community!On Screen Manitoba profile featuring local filmmaker Rebecca Gibson from On Screen Manitoba on Vimeo. Rebecca Gibson is a writer, actor, director, and producer and member of On Screen Manitoba. Acting credits include her award-winning role in the film that launched The Murdoch Mysteries, the NFB/E1/Eagle Vision CSA Award winning film We Were Children, and American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky. As a writer, Rebecca’s work includes the Signature award-winning web series WindCity, multiple Parents’ Choice award-winning preschool series Tipi Tales, the variety television special Rising Stars, and the recently produced play The Naked Woman, for which Rebecca won a national playwrighting competition. Currently, Rebecca is writing and will direct on the CBC/APTN series Taken. Rebecca was a recent participant in the prestigious Women in the Director’s Chair program, and just returned as the only North American writer invited to the elite eQuinoxe program in Europe, with her feature film script Skinner. Rebecca’s directorial work includes the digital documentary series Child First, the documentary Daphne Korol: The Drama Queen of Winnipeg, and the short Sea Legs. Rebecca is about to direct her first feature Jane Garbage, which won a screenwriting award at the Vancouver International Women in Film Festival, and has the development support of Rogers and Super Channel. Rebecca is a graduate of the New York Film Academy.