Rebecca Gibson

About

Rebecca Gibson is a Partner in Eagle Vision, and Head of Development. Following graduation from the New York Film Academy, a CFTPA International Internship took Rebecca to Los Angeles at the start of her film journey. As a writer, director, and producer, Rebecca’s work includes the digital documentary series Child First, which premiered at the Understanding the Disability Trajectory of First Nations Families of Children with Disabilities National Summit, the doc Daphne Korol: The Drama Queen of Winnipeg, and the award-winning short comedy Hard Way Girl, which played festivals around the world. Rebecca co-wrote and produced award-winning drama H&G which premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival and is distributed by Multiple Media in Canada and Amazon Prime in the United States and Europe. H&G was recently honoured with a retrospective screening at the TIFF Lightbox. Rebecca founded Orange Daisy Project, a social action campaign in support of mental health for teen girls, that includes a 40-part digital documentary series, a mentorship for emerging female filmmakers, a school and community tour, and a best-selling mental health workbook, which Rebecca co-wrote. Rebecca was honoured nationally as a CAMH Difference Maker, and was ACTRA Manitoba's 2018 Woman of the Year. Rebecca’s acting credits include her award-winning work in the film that launched The Murdoch Mysteries, her ACTRA-award-winning role in The Pinkertons (Netflix), and the recent Juliana and the Medicine Fish opposite Adam Beach. Rebecca plays "Bee" in Tyson Caron's film Lovesick, and will soon be seen in Jeremy Torrie’s thriller The Corruption of Divine Providence. Rebecca was showrunner of Eagle Vision’s Taken, and an award-winning episode writer and director of the series. She won a Beyond Borders Media Award and was nominated for three Canadian Screen Awards — Best Factual Series, the Barbara Sears Award for Best Editorial Research, and Best Cross Platform Project. She was project lead on the Taken Knowledge Keeper App. Most recently, Rebecca was part of the Eagle Vision team who were honoured as finalists for five international Shorty Awards (the best of the world’s social media), winning gold distinction for two. Formerly one of Western Canada’s top casting directors, Rebecca also oversees casting for many of Eagle Vision’s projects. Rebecca is devoted to mentorship, working with the CMPA, Film Training Manitoba, Freeze Frame, Women in the Director’s Chair, Women in View, Creative Manitoba, and several other organizations to support diverse artists of all ages in film, television, and theatre, and various charitable and social organizations.

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