In 2003 Gwen’s documentary was selected as part of the prestigious ITV London young director’s series, Metroland. The documentary Old Dogs, New Tricks – which examines the disappearance of racing greyhounds when their careers end - broadcast primetime and achieved critical acclaim from London’s Evening Standard, the Guardian and the Times newspapers.
As a freelance television director in the UK, Gwen has worked with highly-respected independent production houses such RDF, Endemol UK and Lion Television and for broadcasters ITV and the BBC. She has led teams on series as diverse as ITV’s Mum’s on Strike and the BBC’s Summer at York Minster which followed the fortunes of the community of Europe’s biggest cathedral, York Minster.
Newly arrived in the USA in 2006 she directed the feature-length documentary for the latest Rambo film. Filmed by Gwen on location in the Thailand jungle, she got up close and personal with Sylvester Stallone documenting the off-screen action on what has been described as “one of the most violent films ever made”.
In 2009 Gwen directed and filmed the behind-the-scenes action and interviews for the NBC/BBC co-production Heroes Unmasked, that revealed the making of the cult TV series, Heroes.
Most recently Gwen USA produced the BBC documentary and head-line grabbing, Lindsay Lohan’s Indian Journey, which saw the Hollywood actress travel to India to investigate child trafficking.
Victor Lewis-Smith, Evening Standard (Old Dogs, New Tricks, ITV1)
The Radio Times (Summer at Yorkminster, BBC 1)