Gabriella Kingsley is a female director who has built a reputation creating engaging, performance driven work across the worlds of music and commercials.
Gabriella was born and raised in London with mixed heritage. Her biological diversity inspires her craft and process and she often draws on her background when coming up with ideas.
Her music videos have taken her all over the world, working with some of the biggest names in music from Ed Sheran to Arrdee and Aitch. Her recent commercial for fashion brand Benjart, displayed in the windows of Harvey Nichols, was also a big success and Gabriella is often asked to creatively consult brands seeking cultural relevance.
Being a self taught director who has risen up from a grass roots level, Gabriella is passionate and proactive about mentoring the next generation. She regularly hosts clubs on Clubhouse, creating a forum for up and coming female directors to share their experiences and has sat on various panels. Gabriella has also mentored for major platforms and brands such as BBC’s ‘RapGame’ and SBTV’s Jamal Edwards x Adobe mentoring program ‘Perspective is everything’.