Award winning writer-filmmaker, Diana O'Gilvie's work is driven by her global curiosity and distinctive approach to authentic story telling. Armed with a Master's Degree (L.I.U) in Media Arts and Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism (York College) Diana has successfully coupled this academic knowledge with international independent film experience, travel writing and photography.
Her award winning documentary (Best New Cinema award 2011 -Worldwide Reggae Film Festival) "Chasing Daddy" and "Does Hair Matter?" have been screened in New York and Kingston, Jamaica. Both films have also snagged special selection slots and much praise.
Diana’s professional video experience and skills include editing, writing narrative, producing and directing.
As a writer, her work has appeared in The Jakarta Post, Travelfish Online Magazine, USA Today, Matador Network, Orlando Examiner and Dream Wedding Magazine. Her blog, Love2TravelWriteFilm is regularly syndicated by leading Jamaican sites; www.Jamaicans.com and www.YaadInfo.com.
Diana is also an avid photographer and global traveler. Her photography on Southeast Asia has been gaining much traction with her iPhone and Android travel app, “Indonesian Street Food” and winning Barrel Hopping’s photo contest in February 2013. Diana’s work will be on display at Seattle’s Wing Luke Museum in their summer 2013’s exhibition on Asian sweets.