Gillian is the founder and course director of the Dublin Central School of Acting.
She has worked as a Professional Casting Director for many years.
Here is a sample of her credits:
“Out of Innocence” – Currently doing the Festival circuit before release:
Feature Films include:
Shooting for Socrates, Belonging to Laura, A Kiss for Jed Wood, 5 Days of Shelter, The Front Line, Becoming Jane,
Speed Dating, Cowboys and Angels, Sunburn, The Last Bus Home, Hell’s Gate, Flick, The Count of Monte Cristo - Irish casting, Reign of Fire – Irish casting, The Boy From Mercury, Saving Private Ryan – assistant casting, Michael Collins – assistant casting, The Devil’s Own – assistant casting.
Scup, series 2; Primeval: series 4 & 5; Camelot, casting director, Ireland – 8 episodes; Prince William, Future King, casting consultant, Ireland; Bachelors Walk, series 1 & 2; EastEnders, Irish Specials; Fair City, Specials; The Big Bow Wow, 13 Episodes; Uncle Max, 13 episodes; Blades, 22 episodes; Foreign Exchange, 26 episodes; Incredible Stories, 15 episodes.
Gillian recently cast the viral hit commercial – The Conor McGregor ‘BEATS BY DRE’ advert.
She discovered the lead boy who had never acted before; he was picked up immediately by a London agent who saw the advert, and he is now starring in the new Shane Meadows TV series in a principal role! So you never know what is around the corner!
Other adverts include:
Guinness, Carlsberg, Eircom, Bachelors Beans, ESB, Bord Failte, HB, Heineken, Meteor, Vodafone, Tipperary Water, Kerrygold, Tullamore Dew, Ulster Bank, Volkswagen etc.