Rebekah Gilbertson was trained as a painter and began her film career in 2001, when she received a fellowship from the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. With a Sir John Terry Memorial Scholarship, she completed an MA in film production at the National Film and Television School, where her work received several awards. Her first feature, The Edge of Love, was released in 2008, and her second, Patagonia, in 2011. The latest among her honours was a Talkback Thames New Talent Award. She is a member of the board of The Film Agency Wales and sits on the Producer Advisory Board for the National Film and Television School.
Prior to becoming a co-owner of Rainy Day in 2009, Nicole executive produced the multi award winning Fifty Dead Men Walking, written and directed by Kari Skogland and starring Sir Ben Kingsley and Jim Sturgess. Fifty was released in 2008 to critical acclaim, for which she won the Leo Award for Best Feature Length Drama. Shortly after Nicole executive produced Malice in Wonderland, directed by Simon Fellows and starred Maggie Grace and Danny Dyer. Before producing films Nicole acted as senior business affairs and production executive on many studio and independent feature films, and has also worked in production. Nicole completed the Inside Pictures programme in 2008, was selected for Trans Atlantic Partners in 2012 and sits on the advisory board of Goldcrest Film Investments. Other credits include: The Constant Gardener, Breaking and Entering, Pride & Prejudice, Wah-Wah, Flawless, Code 46 and In This World.
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, due for release in 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.
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 Patagonia and The Edge of Love for Rainy Day and The Escapist. She has been a tutor on the MA Producing course at the National Film and Television School since 1998.