May Gibson

Development/Producer - Independent Executive
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May Gibson is a producer and script development exec who has worked on the development and production of many television drama, comedy and children’s programmes for the UK and the US.  Her credits include THE MUSKETEERS, WAKING THE DEAD and SILENT WITNESS for the BBC; A.D. for NBC; and WOLFBLOOD for CBBC.  May also produced 30 episodes of the CBBC comedy-drama series, LIVING IT, which she co-created with New Zealand-based writer Gavin Strawhan. In addition to her television work, May works regularly on feature film projects as a script consultant including the BAFTA-nominated indie film, KAJAKI.  Most recently, May was Head of Development at LocomoTV, where she worked alongside legendary comedy writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran on a slate of TV comedy and drama projects. Currently, she has an original live-action comedy series in development at Nickelodeon International.


Low budget, genre-based feature film ideas with strong hook or twist, could be drama or comedy; well written character driven/focused stories for film and TV. Looking for new writing talent that displays a distinctive, authorial voice. Interested in drama, comedy/drama or comedy ideas for returnable TV series/serials with a clear sense of tone and format.

May Gibson is appearing at the following sessions:

1030 to 1130 Breaking Into TV

1030 to 1130 Breaking Into TV

A panel of TV writers share their varied and inspirational journeys into the industry. How is it done? Lots of different ways!