Gwen Isaac is an experienced documentary and factual film-maker, having worked for leading broadcasters in the UK and USA since 1997.
Gwen Isaac is an experienced documentary and factual film-maker, having
worked for leading broadcasters in the UK and USA since 1997.
Gwen specialises in observational and social history documentaries – both
working as a self-shooting director and directing broadcast crews.
In 2003 Gwen’s documentary was selected as part of the prestigious ITV
London young director’s series, Metroland. Old Dogs, New Tricks broadcast
in TV primetime and achieved critical acclaim from London’s Evening
Standard, the Guardian and the Times newspapers.
Gwen has worked with highly-respected independent production houses such
RDF, Endemol UK and Lion Television and for broadcasters ITV and the BBC.
She has led teams on series as diverse as ITV’s Mum’s on Strike and the
BBC’s Summer at York Minster which followed the fortunes of the community
of Europe’s biggest cathedral, York Minster.
Fresh to USA shores in 2006, Gwen directed the behind-the-scenes features
for the Rambo DVD in the Thailand jungle, up close and personal with the
star and director Sylvester Stallone. Gwen went on to self-shoot the
behind-the-scenes action of cult TV series, Heroes.
Gwen put star and broadcaster together for the BBC’s head-line grabbing,
Lindsay Lohan’s Indian Journey, which saw the Hollywood actress travel to
India to investigate child-trafficking.
Since 2011 Gwen has been based in New Zealand and is near completion with
her first feature documentary, Where There is Life.