Biography

​British film director Gareth Edwards is best known for directing the 2010 indie motion picture Monsters and the first Star Wars story, Rogue One.

Although, Monsters was Gareth’s first feature film, it was not his first time working in the film industry. Gareth began his career in special effects, creating digital effects for prestigious shows such as Attila the Hun for which he won international recognition. Determined to pursue his dreams, he entered SCI-FI-London the Film Challenge 48 where he had to make a movie with 1 actor, two days, and the smallest number of elements. He won the contest and the opportunity to direct his first feature film, Monsters.

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​British film director Gareth Edwards is best known for directing the 2010 indie motion picture Monsters and the first Star Wars story, Rogue One.

Although, Monsters was Gareth’s first feature film, it was not his first time working in the film industry. Gareth began his career in special effects, creating digital effects for prestigious shows such as Attila the Hun for which he won international recognition. Determined to pursue his dreams, he entered SCI-FI-London the Film Challenge 48 where he had to make a movie with 1 actor, two days, and the smallest number of elements. He won the contest and the opportunity to direct his first feature film, Monsters.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 13

Birthday 1975-06-01

Place of Birth Nuneaton, United Kingdom

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

End Day(0 episodes)Director
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars StoryDirector
2014 GodzillaDirector
2010 MonstersDirector
2008 Factory FarmedDirector
2007 Heroes and Villains(1 episode)Director
2005 End DayDirector

Writing

2010 MonstersWriter
2008 Factory FarmedWriter
2005 End DayWriter

Visual Effects

2010 MonstersVisual Effects
2005 HiroshimaVisual Effects
2004 Dive to Bermuda TriangleVisual Effects

Art

2010 MonstersProduction Design
1993 Power Rangers(42 episodes)Production Design

Camera

2010 MonstersDirector of Photography
2008 Factory FarmedDirector of Photography

Production

2015 Nurse(4 episodes)Executive Producer
2014 Monsters: Dark ContinentExecutive Producer

Acting

2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi as Resistance Trench Soldier

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