Spencer Gillis

Chicago & New York City based writer/director and camera operator.

Writing/Directing


SWEEP (2015) 

Three men meet in a strained chance encounter at a local recycling center. A tense exchange transforms into a remarkable bond transcending their differences, but a startling arrival leads to an unforgivable parting. (13 Min.)

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GUN (2013)

A terrifying break-in prompts Roy to buy a handgun to protect his family, but the power he feels carrying the weapon leads down a path that may have tragic consequences. (17 Min.)

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Directing


"Motherboard" - VICE MEDIA

Roundtable/Documentary, Pilot Episode (June 2015)

A series of character driven documentaries about humans and the future of tech. To premier in 2016 on VICELAND.


"30 Rock: Grizz & Dotcom" - NBC

30 Rock Web Series, Episode 4420 (February 2010)

 

WRITING


FOREST FOR THE TREES (2017) - Unproduced short film screenplay

  • Quarterfinalist in 2017 ScreenCraft Short Screeplay Competition (ongoing).

THE TOUR (2016) - Unproduced feature film screenplay

  • Top 15% of 6,915 entries for the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships competition.
  • Top 15% of 9,100 entries in the 2016 Austin Film Festival Screenplay competition. 

CONTACT: spencer@twothreefive.nyc