Bertie Gilbert is a 21 year old director and writer, based in London. He serves as a pioneer for a new wave of young filmmakers, and was recently classified as one of the ‘Five New Wes Andersons’ by Dazed. In 2016 he was also part of the Dazed 100, a ‘definitive list of creatives shaping youth culture’. His bleakly whimsical independent films are watched by a global online community of hundreds of thousands of loyal viewers.
His notable successes include short film Blue Sushi, which was funded by Google. The film earned significant praise both in the digital and linear world. In 2016 he created ‘Let it Be’, a short film amassing almost one million views on YouTube. In 2017 he created ‘Playground’ a film funded by Ron Howard’s Newform Digital. In 2018 he completed his most recent short ‘Stomping Grounds’ starring Bill Milner which has garnered significant festival attention. He is currently working on a number of feature projects.
Previously known for having starred as Scorpius Malfoy, in the epilogue of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Gilbert now focuses entirely on filmmaking. Gilbert has also starred in three series of the BBC’s critically acclaimed series, Horrible Histories and a BBC adaptation of Macbeth, alongside Patrick Stewart. He presently resides with his girlfriend in London.