I am a passionate and resourceful filmmaker with a keen interest in pushing boundaries.
Gillian McKercher is a Calgary‐based filmmaker. Gillian most notably directed The Calgary Collection web-series, which profiles Calgary’s folk music community. Her documentary short, “Where the Sage Brush Grows”, also spotlighted Calgary independent musicians and was selected for the Calgary International Film Festival (2014). Gillian’s professional debut was for the 2012 $100 Film Festival's Film/Music Explosion!, which combines live music with experimental Super 8mm film. She was commissioned again for the festival’s 2013 Film/Music Explosion! program.
Gillian is a participant of the Herland Video Production Mentorship for mid-level filmmakers, which supports women directors as they craft a short film. She was also a BravoFACT Pitch Finalist at CIFF 2016.