I am a passionate and resourceful filmmaker with a keen interest in pushing boundaries.
Gillian McKercher is a Calgary‐based filmmaker and an Alberta Foundation For the Arts Young Artist Prize winner. 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.
Gillian is a participant of the Herland Video Production Mentorship for mid-level filmmakers. She was also a BravoFACT Pitch Finalist at CIFF 2016. Her feature film debut, funded through the Calgary Film Centre, will released in 2018.