Ross MacGibbon makes award-winning films about dance. He is also a photographer.
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Ross MacGibbon

Ross MacGibbon makes award-winning films about dance. He is also a photographer. Ross danced with the Royal Ballet from 1973 to 1986, since then he has reinvented himself as one of the world’s leading dance film-makers, whose work is regularly seen on British television. His film of MacMillan’s last ballet, The Judas Tree, won the 1998 International Emmy Award for Performing Arts and he has just won the prestigious 2013 Prix Italia for his Channel Four film, 'Matthew Bourne's Christmas'. He has directed and produced over 75 performance films for, among others,  the BBC, Channel Four TV, The Royal Opera House, The Royal National Theatre and The Mariisnky. He is currently directing his first documentary feature about the brilliant Ukrainian dancer, Sergei Polunin.

Photo: Olivia Woodhouse