Roast Battle


Writer/Director Gillian Robespierre is a filmmaker born and raised in New York City. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts, Film & Video Program. Her first feature, OBVIOUS CHILD (A24) premiered at Sundance in 2014. The film got a nod for the year’s “Best Discovery” on iTunes and Ms. Robespierre won Best Directorial Debut from the National Board of Review. Her second feature LANDLINE, premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Amazon Studios in July of 2017. She has directed episodes of CASUAL and SHRILL both Hulu original television series and episodes of HBO’s, SILICON VALLEY, MRS. FLETCHER, and CRASHING as well as episodes of FX’s limited series A TEACHER. She recently collaborated again with Jenny Slate directing her Netflix Comedy Special/documentary JENNY SLATE: STAGE FRIGHT. Gillian currently lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their young daughter. Gillian is very good at ordering Seamless.