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Hey, I'm Eleanor!

Los Angeles, California

My name is Eleanor, or Ellie for short. I was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and I've written for as long as I can remember. I fell in love with the classics my freshman year of high school, and I started seriously pursuing film upon entering Emerson College, where I recently received my BA in Media Production. I am currently living in Los Angeles. 

 

A wise man once said, "you never really understand a person until you consider things from their point of view." At its best, this is what film does. We can live inside of another person's skin for two hours or so, and hopefully, be more empathetic and understanding as a result.

 

The films I make vary in theme and genre, but generally, I believe film should be more than just an escape. It should help us understand our own reality. Those are the kinds of stories I want to tell. 

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Los Angeless

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Drama

Los Angeless is an anthology series made up of 9 short films by 15 female filmmakers, set in an authentic, unromanticized version of L.A.

103%

This project got the green light!

Eagle Rock

Bozeman Short
Drama, Crime

A young woman in prison for murder reflects on what led her to the crime, the cult she was a part of and her relationship with its leader.

100%

This project got the green light!

Another Period in Time

Atlanta Series
Comedy, Drama

A free black woman from 1863 wakes up in 2018 ATL & meets an entitled millennial. Can she get home or learn to love avocado toast & selfies?

106%

This project got the green light!

Proud

San Jose Short
Drama, Shorts Program

An Asian American learns to become proud of her Korean heritage while trying to discover her identity as an American.

128%

This project got the green light!

Sister/Brother

Portland Feature
Comedy, Drama

Nora, a broke actress, and her younger brother Scotty drive from Portland to Seattle so she can attend a dinner hosted by her wealthy ex.

100%

This project got the green light!

Oniphron

Portland Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A tale about a homeless immortal woman taken in by a Portlander.

85%

This project got the green light!

BABYDOLL

Austin Feature
Comedy, Drama

A failed musician and a stubborn teenager make a pact to drive across Texas to retrieve his stolen guitar and meet her long lost father.

104%

This project got the green light!

The Bachelorette Party

Orcas Feature
Comedy, Horror

Six girlfriends go to a remote island for a bachelorette party, where they go from fighting off bad hangovers to fighting for their lives.

127%

This project got the green light!

Endless Light

Fairbanks Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Returning home, a bipolar woman attempts to decipher her brother's suicide through occult intervention with Alaska's wilderness.

101%

This project got the green light!

Big Girl

New York Series
Comedy

A plus-size woman in NYC navigates our size-obsessed culture with cynical humor and unapologetic self-love.

81%

This project got the green light!

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