Hugh Gibson


Public bio

A graduate of York University (BFA: Film), Gibson participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus (’05), TIFF’s Talent Lab (’06) and TIFF Studio (’12). Selected credits include writing/directing the acclaimed short drama, Hogtown Blues (’04: TIFF; Zinebi Bilbao: Audience Award), and producing short doc A Tomb with a View (’14: TIFF, VIFF). He produced A Place Called Los Pereyra (’09, IDFA, RIDM, BAFICI), which screened extensively in Latin America and Canada. His feature debut as director, The Stairs ('16), premiered at TIFF and won the Toronto Film Critics Association's Best Canadian Film of the year.