Gielgud Films was founded in 2005 by Suzanne and Piers Gielgud. It delights in creating films that specialise in dance, music and the arts.
Gielgud Films is proud to work with a number of freelance crew including Rob Fletcher (Fletcher Wilson) and Joseph Edward (Edwards Films).
Suzanne Gielgud is an award winning filmmaker that specializes in the genres of dance and the arts. Her filmmaking training includes Brighton Film School (Motion Picture Production), Screen South (Screenwriting and Documentary) and Raindance, London (MA in Film).
Suzanne set up Gielgud Films in 2005 with her husband, the choreographer Piers Gielgud. Suzanne’s first documentary ‘Dancing For Oliver’ which included an exclusive and in depth interview with the multi Academy Award winning Director Oliver Stone was screened at Raindance Film Festival, the Brighton SEE Documentary Film Festival and the Marbella Film Festival where it won the Best Documentary Award 2006.
Suzanne is a Writer, Director, Editor and Producer for Gielgud Films and is also a former professional ballet dancer, a choreographer and qualified ballet teacher. She is Principal of the Gielgud Academy of Performing Arts and is the Founding Director of Gielgud Management – the theatrical agency that represents Professional Dancers in Theatre, Film and TV.
Suzanne specializes in filming live dance performances, music and fashion shows as well as documentaries and short films. She is currently writing her first feature screenplay.
Piers Gielgud is a choreographer and movement director with who specialises in choreographing for the screen. His credits include ‘Alexander’ for Oliver Stone, ‘Stardust’ working with Robert de Niro and Claire Danes, ‘Being Julia’ with Annette Benning and Jeremy Irons. He choreographed Bollywood sequences for Pratiba Palmer’s ‘Nina Heavenly Delights’ featuring Art Malik and Shelley Conn.
Piers has also choreographed pop promos and live music shows (including Top of the Pops) for George Michael, the Pet Shop Boys and Lily Allen. His advertising credits include BMW and Remy Martin and fashion choreography catwalk credits include Stella McCartney for Adidas, Jones Bootmaker and Matilda Rose bridal wear.
Piers is a former professional dancer whose performing credits include the English National Ballet, Vienna Festival Ballet and the Lindsay Kemp Company. He is the great nephew of Sir John Gielgud and great, great nephew of Dame Ellen Terry. Piers is a Director of Gielgud Management and the Gielgud Academy of Performing Arts with his wife Suzanne Gielgud. He was Piers was an associate producer on Suzanne’s ‘Dancing for Oliver’ award winning documentary. Piers is a bass player and a qualified teacher, having gained his Post Graduate Certificate in music teaching at BIMM (Brighton Institute of Modern Music).