Rebekah Gilbertson is the Founder of Rainy Day Films. Rebekah trained as a painter. In 1997, she published Handlines, a book endorsed by the Red Cross and received Country Life’s Millennium award. She began her film career with a Forum for the Future Mackintosh Scholarship in 1998, followed, in 2001, by a National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts Fellowship. In 2004, with a Sir John Terry Memorial Scholarship, she completed her MA in Film Production at the National Film and Television School, where her work received several awards. This same year, Rebekah was one of Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow. In 2008, Rebekah was honoured with a Women in Film TalkbackThames New Talent Award and featured in Tatler’s New Brit Talent list. In 2009, Rebekah completed the Inside Pictures programme. Her first feature, The Edge of Love, was released in 2008, followed by Patagonia (2011) and Another Me (2014). She was a member of the Ffilm Cymru Wales board from 2009 until 2015, and sits on the Producer Advisory Board for the National Film and Television School.
Sarah is a free-lance script development executive working in feature films in the UK, France and Germany. Before joining Rainy Day Films she was Head of Development for Potboiler Productions, where projects developed included The Constant Gardner (Academy Award and BAFTA nominated screenplay) and Brothers of the Head. She has also been Head of Development for Skreba Films, Development Manager at Zenrith Entertainment and Script Consultant for Yorkshire Television, Pagoda Films and Fair Game Films. Recent features on which she has worked include Another Me (2014), Patagonia (2010) and The Edge of Love (2008) for Rainy Day and The Escapist (2008). She has been a tutor on the MA Producing course at the National Film and Television School since 1998.
Marc Evans is an award-winning director with seven feature films to his name. He recently directed Rainy Day’s Patagonia. Among his other credits are House of America (1996), Resurrection Man (1998), My Little Eye (2002), Trauma (2004), Snow Cake (2006), In Prison My Whole Life (2007) and Hunky Dory (2012). Marc has also directed many TV network dramas and arts documentaries and worked with leading actors such as Colin Firth, Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, and Minnie Driver. He was educated at Cambridge and Bristol universities and grew up in Wales.