Gilbert Gabriel


2020Trains lanes and automobiles
2020Please Please let me get what I want
Stuart Goodwin Feb 2012 The Guardian
2020Ferris Bueller's Day Off


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
Film (Feature)
Planes, Trains & Automobiles
John Hughes
John Hughes
Film (Feature)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off/ Trains Planes and AutomobilesWarners
  • Education

    2013Film sound semioticsCardiff University

    About me

    Dr Gilbert Gabriel (MA Film. B.Mus) is a songwriter, producer and composer whose music and songs have featured in TV, Films & Radio around the world. He received an Ivor Novello nomination and was awarded Gold records and BMI certificates for radio play and sales.

    His credits include; The Dream Academy (Life in a Northern town. The Love Parade), whose music was included in the blockbuster Hollywood films Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; Trains, Planes and Automobiles and Diane Keaton’s Heaven. Independent films Paris (John Cale) and The Light Trap and collaborations with Massive Attack vocalist Shara Nelson, Polysterene (X ray Spex), Shola Ama and Kirsty Hawkshaw (Opus lll).

    Gilbert is currently writing and recording a fourth Dream Academy album, as well finishing a solo project with Kroke’s Tomasz Kurkurba (Peter Gabriel/ Nigel Kennedy collaborator).

    Additional Information

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Experienced in
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (LB)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music
    • Television
    Organization/Union Membership
    • Shooting People (UK)