Octavia Gilmore

Film Maker

The films mentioned below have screened at festivals around the world and at iconic venues including TCL Chinese Theatre Hollywood, BFI and Picturehouse Cinema. 

If Apps Existed 500 Years Ago 


Octavia wrote, directed and produced the internet sensation If Apps Existed 500 Years Ago. In it you can meet all your favourite Apps including Tinder, Instagram and Snapchat - but as if they were people in olden times! You can watch it on Facebook or on Youtube, or you can find it featured in the British Comedy Guide.  


Jansplaining: Hair Removal

Octavia recently wrote, directed and produced the comedy skit ‘Jansplaining: Hair Removal’. In it Octavia plays Jan the couples counsellor who brutally explains to a male client the reality of hair removal ‘down there’.



In 2016 Octavia worked as Musical Director on Showtime, a short film directed by Conor Boru. Showtime has screened at some of the most prestigious festivals and cinemas in the world including TCL/Graumans Chinese Theatre Hollywood and the BFI London. Octavia co-wrote the song ‘Knocking Down Doors’ for Showtime and directed it's performance.



Octavia worked as producer and assistant director on this recently wrapped Palikuku Short film.