ORBAN WALLACE is an award-winning director/producer & co-founder of Gallivant Film.
Orban has been directing short films and creative commercial content for the past 10 years alongside global brands. Orban’s short films have played at Cannes, Vancouver, and have been shortlisted for the RTS Awards.
Orban’s documentary feature debut ANOTHER NEWS STORY, which turned the cameras on the journalists reporting the 2015 refugee crisis, was heralded for its fresh and bold approach to the refugee subject, and its dynamic cinematic style and score.
The film premiered at Karlovy Vary and has since played over 30 international festivals including IDFA, Zurich, Newport Beach before its worldwide distribution. It was shortlisted for the best international feature in the 2018 Grierson awards.
Orban is a hands-on director, with a creative eye, comfortable self-shooting, and putting himself at the heart of the action. Orban has an innate ability to find and cast contributors in difficult situations and has a strong commitment to telling socially impactful human stories, through a cinematic lens.
Orban has developed a strong network of fellow creatives, and Gallivant Film is currently working on a slate of new documentary features and shorts.
Orban was selected for the BIFA SPRINGBOARD 2020 and BAFTA Crew 2021 and has worked closely with BFI Doc society receiving a Grierson and BFI mentorship from Samm Hailley.
Orban's aim is to continue making timely human stories through documentary and fiction.