Before her life in film, Rebecca studied Neuroscience. She was awarded a First Class honours degree from University College London. She spent the next 8 years working as a producer, assistant director and camera woman for some of the best names in British film, including Oscar-winning Jon Blair, BAFTA-winning Penny Woolcock, and Kim Longinotto. She played a key role in producing the BBC documentary ‘The Trial of Saddam Hussein’, the Sundance Award winning ‘Rough Aunties’ and the cinema documentary ‘Erasing David’. Most recently, she worked as part of a team of two with Penny Woolcock, shooting the film ‘One Mile Away’. The film opened at Edinburgh Film Festival in June 2012, and won the award for Best British Film. In 2011 she moved to Beirut, where she has been working as a video journalist for The Guardian as well as directing the 30min documentary ‘Charlie & Janet’. In May 2013, she was selected as one of five finalists for Channel 4\'s \'First Cut\' scheme for promising young British directors.
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