WRITER/DIRECTOR Gillian Robespierre is a filmmaker born and raised in New York City. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts, Film & Video Program. Her first feature, Obvious Child premiered at Sundance in 2014. The film got a nod for the year's "Best Discovery" on iTunes and Ms. Robespierre won Best Directorial Debut from the National Board of Review. She directed episodes of “Casual,” a Hulu original television show, as well as episodes of HBO’s “Crashing.” She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.