Dominic “Dom” Gill – Biography
Dominic “Dom” Gill is a 32-year-old adventure filmmaker, creator and director of Take A Seat: Egypt.
Born in Oxford, United Kingdom, Gill is a biologist by trade who, at the age of 25, jumped ship from the corporate world of environmental consulting to fulfill his dream as an adventurer and filmmaker. It didn’t take too many hours in a cubicle for him to realize that what he loved about the environment was not analyzing it so much as inhabiting it. So instead he set up shop creating and producing film and television content inspired by his two loves: extreme adventure and meeting people.
This led Gill to successfully document his first adventure film Take A Seat: Alaska to Argentina, in which he rode a tandem bicycle from top of Alaska to the bottom of Argentina inviting random strangers to take a seat on the back of his bike. The film won Special Jury Prize at the Banff Mountain Film Festival in 2009 and has since been shown in over 400 cities worldwide. He also published the story of this journey in the book, Take A Seat.