Gillian Wallace Horvat

Los Angeles, California, United States

Gillian Wallace Horvat is a L.A.-based writer and filmmaker. Her debut feature I Blame Society was named "One of the Best Films of 2021" by New York Magazine. Having received acclaim from outlets including Variety and Indiewire, I Blame Society is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and garnered Horvat a 2022 Film Independent Spirit Award nomination. The film World Premiered at Rotterdam and is available on Shudder. 

Horvat's short Kiss Kiss Fingerbang, starring Anton Yelchin, Kate Lyn Sheil, and Buck Henry, was awarded the Jury Prize in Midnight Shorts at SXSW; it later premiered online as a Vimeo Staff Pick. She also produced A Fuller Life, a documentary about the life and films of Sam Fuller that premiered at the Venice Film Festival.

Her history of provocative filmmaking stretches back to her N.Y.U. short, Gunplay, the first and only film to receive a content warning from Tisch’s student film festival.