BA (Victoria), MA (Manitoba), PhD (Alberta)
Robert Gray is a writer and filmmaker. He has directed six short films including the award winning films "Choke Hold" (2015) and "zack & luc" (2013) and his films have been featured in festivals around the world. Along with filmmakers Jon Dewar and Matt Rogers he runs Frictive Pictures Inc.
He has had over ten short scripts produced including the award-winning shorts “alice & huck” executive produced and starring actress Allison Mack (Smallville) and “Blink” starring actor Mark Hildreth (V, Ressurection). He also wrote an original TV pilot for actor Maurie Chaykin and was one of the creators of the Screenwriting program at Vancouver Film School where he was head of that program for five years.
He is the co-producer/organizer with the NB Film Co-op of the popular 48 Hour Filmmaking Competition. He is a senior editor of numerocinqmagazine.com, and is chiefly responsible for “Numero Cinq at the Movies,” the weekly film column.
His has also published two collections of short stories, Crisp (2010) and Entropic (2015), both published by NeWest press. Entropic won the prestigious Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award and was shortlisted for the New Brunswick Book Awards. He wrote two novels which were published in serial fashion in Xtra West.
His poetry and prose have appeared in numerous journals including The Fiddlehead, Malahat Review, ARC, and Douglas College Review.
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