Born and raised in Toronto to a mix-up Trinidadian family, Gillian was a 2014 resident of the Canadian Film Centre's Primetime program under the showrunner Brad Wright (“Stargate”) Gillian developed “Travelers” (Netflix) and wrote Episode 2: ‘Protocol 6’, she currently writes for “Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum” for PBS and “Endlings” for Hulu. Gillian has worked in the writer’s rooms of “X Company” and “Cavendish”, as well as several development rooms. She co-directed the webseries "Night Owl" (SXSW 2018) and the BravoFact "Checking Out”, she co-produced Super Zee (WIFF 2019) with an all P.O.C. crew. In 2018, Gillian was selected for Muslim Public Affairs Council: Hollywood Bureau's Drama TV Writer’s Lab; sponsored by the Emmy nominated Wise Entertainment. She is December 2018's Writer’s Guild of Canada Diverse Script of the Month for her police procedural "The Blue Division" and was selected by Ben Watkins (“Burn Notice”, “Hand of God”) as one of his Toronto Screenwriting Conference's Breakthrough Artists for 2019. Her pilot script for “The Player’s Son” is currently in the Top 100 on The Launch Pad. Her feature “The Favorite Wife” made the second round of the Austin Film Festival. Gillian also serves as a senior committee member of the BIPOC TV & Film Visioning Committee and the Black Women Film! Advisory Board. 

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