Gary Yates (born in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian film director, producer and screenwriter. His films include Seven Times Lucky, High Life, Niagara Motel and Taken in Broad Daylight.
In addition to his body of television movies for US networks, Yates' feature films have been nominated for twelve Genie Awards and six Director's Guild Awards. His feature film Seven Times Lucky premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won Best Film and Best Screenplay at the Method Fest Film Festival in Los Angeles. His heist-comedy High Life premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. Johanna Schneller named High Life one of the 10 Best Films of 2010.