Rosie
Gaunt-Mathieson

Director for Television

Rosie is an award winning TV, film and commercials director and writer with a background in development and producing.
Her work has won Broadcast and RTS awards and been nominated for a Rose D’Or. Her independent projects have played around the world at high profile and industry recognised festivals. She has been selected for this years Inspire scheme with Directors UK and BAFTA Crew.


Her latest comedy projects include BAFTA qualifying Just Delivered (official selection, LSFF, Flickerfest and Camarthen Bay Film Festival), 24 sketches for Merman and Channel 4 in their Sparks strand, a comedy monologue starring Aimee Lou Wood for Bumble, a PG Tips campaign starring Judi Love. Two high profile Tesco’s Christmas campaigns starring Jamie Redknapp, Alex Brooker and Fred Siriex in 2019 and in 2020 set in the world of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! voiced by Asim Chaudhry and starring some of the finalist celebs.

 During her early career she has worked with talent including Vic and Bob, Steve Coogan, Aisling Bea, Sally Phillips and Romesh Ranganathan; on projects ranging from prime time series to short form sketches. She has worked with companies and broadcasters including Baby Cow, Me and You Productions, Tiger Aspect, Pett, Zeppotron, BBC Comedy, Sky, Channel 4 and ITV and has been a judge for BAFTA.

 
Rosie’s background in development and as an award winning producer makes her a uniquely creative Director, with a 360 degree understanding of development and production. Prior to directing, Rosie worked as Director of Development at ABC International and lead All3Media’s Little Dot Studios scripted comedy and comedy drama development, building an innovative and unique slate of projects. She prides herself in her eye for talent and a track record in bringing unique voices to the fore - working on projects with nuance, humour and heart.

 
She is currently developing her own slate of projects and collaborating and developing projects with talent including Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Maddy Anholt, Donna Preston, Josh Pugh, Finola Kane and Ava Pickett.

CV

Film

Writer & Director 

Film Merton and Digital Media

Produced by: Amber Howorth and Christina Riggs

OFFICIAL SELECTION: LA Shorts International Film Festival 2021
OFFICIAL SELECTION: London Short Film Festival 2021
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Flickerfest Sydney 2021
OFFICIAL SELECTION + BEST SHORT FILM NOMINATION: Carmarthen 2021

Television

Director 

Merman for Channel 4

Written and Starring: Yuriko Kotani, Sukh Ojlar, Emma Dennis-Edwards, Lola and Jo, Susannah Mckenna, Athena Kugblenu, Olga Koch Lauren Pattison and Eve Delaney

Random Act for Channel 4

Written by and Starring: Jack Rooke

OFFICIAL SELECTION: BFI’S London Film Festival 2019
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Q-Film Weekender 2019
OFFICIAL SELECTION: London Comedy Film Fest 2021
OFFICIAL SELECTION: London Short Film Festival 2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Mardi Gras Film Fest. Sydney 2020
OFFICIAL SELECTION: Feast Festival, Adelaide. 2020

Me and You Productions for BBC 3

Written by and Starring: Jayde Adams, Daniel Simonsen, Susie Youssef and Luisa Omielan

Producer 

Tiger Aspect and Cavebear for Sky Arts

Directed by: Martin Stirling

Written by and Starring: Spencer Jones

WINNER: Broadcast Digital 2016 Best Scripted Online Short

Other

Director & Producer 

NOMINATED: Rose d’Or Best Social Media Series

Commercial

Director 

Written by: Harriet Gibsone

Starring: Aimee Lou Wood




Starring: Judi Love

Writer & Director 

Starring: Asim Chaudhry, Jordan North, Jessica Plummer and Ruthie Henshall

Starring: Jamie Redknapp, Alex Brooker, Fred Siriex, Coleen Nolan, Saira Khan, Chris Kamara