Gail Harvey is an award-winning film director who has studied under Norman Jewison, Wim Wenders, Arthur Penn and Daniel Petrie. She has a 25-year history in the feature film industry, starting as a stills photographer on more than 100 films undertaken by all major studios in the United States and Canada. She won an international reputation by creating deep and insightful work that helped her transcend the traditional role of the on-set stills photographer. Her appeal stems from an ability to capture the enduring presence and complex personalities of her subjects. It was through her years of photographing actors, and understanding their creative processes that she became fascinated with the moving image.