Rebecca Gibson

Rebecca Gibson

producer, writer, actress

Rebecca Gibson was born on Feb 28, 1973 in Canada. Rebecca Gibson's big-screen debut came with Careful directed by Guy Maddin in 1992. Rebecca Gibson is known for Burden of Truth directed by Douglas Mitchell, Kristin Kreuk stars as Joanna Hanley Chang and Peter Mooney as Billy Crawford. Rebecca Gibson has got 3 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Rebecca Gibson achieved is One-Reeler Short Film Competition. The upcoming new tvshow Rebecca Gibson plays is Burden of Truth - Season 2 which will be released on Jul 25, 2018.

Rebecca is an award-winning actor, producer, and writer, a director. Having started as an actor in the theatre, Rebecca moved to film and television, though she continues to write, direct, and produce for the theatre including her award-winning script The Naked Woman, and productions of The Normal Heart (producer), Rent (producer/director), and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (producer/director). Much of her theatre work Rebecca has produced as fundraisers, including raising money and awareness for people living with HIV/AIDS, and in support of arts organizations.Rebecca won a Blizzard Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Murdoch Mysteries: Except the Dying, the film that launched the long-running series, and won an ACTRA Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Series for her co-starring role in The Pinkertons (Netflix).Rebecca is a partner and Head of Production of Red Czarina Entertainment, whose award-winning feature film H&G premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Rebecca served as producer and co-writer. H&G was nominated for Best Canadian Feature at the Female Eye Film Festival, and won a Joey Award for its lead actor (both lead actors were nominated in the same category). A recent acquisition for Amazon Prime, H&G was part of the award that its director Danishka Estherazy received at the Sundance Film Festival. Rebecca wrote, directed, and produced the digital documentary series Child First, which premiered at the Understanding the Disability Trajectory of First Nations Families of Children with Disabilities National Summit. Rebecca produced and starred in the film Q&A, which had its world premiere at the Whistler Film Festival, was Best of Fest at the Muskoka Film Festival (Best of Fest) and won of the Gold Remi for Best Original Comedy Short at Worldfest Houston. Rebecca wrote, directed, and produced the documentary Daphne Korol: The Drama Queen of Winnipeg which earned her a Windy Award nomination for directing. Rebecca has written, and will produce the feature film Jane Garbage, with the development support of Super Channel and Rogers. Jane Garbage won a screenwriting award at the Vancouver Women in Film Festival. Rebecca was invited to participate with it in the prestigious Women in the Director's Chair SIM 2.0 in Vancouver and Whistler, and the Banff Centre Aspects of Camera and Post programs, and is a finalist in the upcoming Amp My Pitch competition at the Playback Marketing Summit. Rebecca created, produced, and served as mentor on Orange Daisy Project with her partner in Moving Future Productions, Valarie Thompson. A 40-part digital doc series and social action campaign to promote mental health in teen girls, Orange Daisy Project has been presented to thousands of young people on its tour, and achieved best-seller status for the Orange Daisy Project Mental Health Workbook, which Rebecca co-wrote.She first worked with Eagle Vision, production company for her award-winning short film Hard Way Girl as a writer/lead actor on the award-winning series Tipi Tales (Parent's Choice Gold Medal Awards; Blizzard for Best Children or Youth Series), which ran for three seasons and brought Indigenous spiritual teachings to children around the world. She has several projects in development with Eagle Vision as a writer, including the feature film Skinner (for which Rebecca was the only North American writer invited to attend the prestigious eQuinoxe summit in Austria), The Prairie Bridesmaid (co-writing with Daria Salamon's based on her best-selling novel and to be directed by Sean Garrity), and Vulnerable Persons (with Kyle Nobess, star of Mohawk Girls, which Rebecca will also direct). Rebecca also collaborated with Eagle Vision on their film Sea Legs, which Rebecca wrote and directed, which was an Official Selection of the Gimli Film Festival and the National Screen Institute Online Film Festival. Hard Way Girl has played in prestigious festivals in Russia, Los Angeles, Amsterdam, Toronto, and Israel. Rebecca is Co-Creator, Creative Producer, and an episode writer and director for Eagle Vision's APTN/CBC series Taken, a gripping true crime series centred on Canada's missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, for which she won a Global Accolade Award of Merit for writing and directing. Rebecca is a devoted advocate for gender parity, has mentored countless actors and filmmakers, and supports people of all ages in their passion for the arts and for telling their stories.

  • Birthday

    Feb 28, 1973
  • Place of Birth

    Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Known For


3 wins & 2 nominations

One-Reeler Short Film Competition
Winner - Award Of Merit
Don't Loiter on The Way. (2021)
ACTRA Awards
Most Outstanding Performance by a Female Artist - Television
Winner - ACTRA Manitoba Award
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Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows