Bio

GLORIA MERCER WAS BORN AND RAISED IN EAST VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA.

She graduated from Simon Fraser University in 2016, majoring in film and minoring in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies.

Her short film Bombing screened at over 30 film festivals in North America and Europe, winning best in its category at the Whistler Film Festival, and screening at Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival.

In May 2018, she completed All Happened Before, the inaugural project from her production company, See Horse Films, founded with her partner and collaborator, Aidan West.

She is now working on completing Hekademia, a science fiction short film that has been selected for support by the National Film Board and the Canada Council for the Arts.

Read about the upcoming project Hekademia.

Watch Bombing as part of the NSI Online Short Film Festival.

Check out her new production company, See Horse Films

Read about Bombing on The Mary Sue’s profile of Filmmakers to Watch.

Read about her experience bringing Bombing to the Bentonville Film Festival here.