Julian Gilbey

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Julian Gilbey
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, editor
RelativesNigel Bruce (great-grandfather)
Will Gilbey (brother)

Julian Gilbey is a British film director, editor and screenwriter.


Gilbey began his movie career in the 2000s with the low-budget 2002 horror film Reckoning Day, working on the project as director, screenwriter, actor, cinematographer, editor, make-up artist and costume designer.[1] In 2006 he wrote, directed and edited the crime drama Rollin' With The Nines.[2] Gilbey wrote, directed and edited Rise of the Footsoldier in 2007.[3] In 2009 he worked as editor on Jake West's comedy horror film Doghouse.[4]

In 2011 he directed and edited survival thriller A Lonely Place to Die, co-written with his brother Will Gilbey.[5]

In 2013 Gilbey directed the international thriller Plastic, that he co-wrote with Will Gilbey and Chris Howard.[6]

Personal life[edit]

His great-grandfather was British actor Nigel Bruce and his brother Will is a screenwriter.[7]



  1. ^ Julian Gilbey exclusive interview: British director talks ‘Reckoning Day’
  2. ^ Film4
  3. ^ Rise of the Footsoldier
  4. ^ Art & Features for Doghouse DVD, Blu-Ray
  5. ^ Bradshaw, Peter (2011-09-08). "A Lonely Place to Die – review". Guardian.co.uk.
  6. ^ "Julian Gilbey helming Plastic". firefly company. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  7. ^ The Rise of the Gilbeys - Screendaily

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