Ellie Lee

Bios

Ellie Lee

Ellie is an award-winning director, writer & producer of animated, fiction & documentary films, which have screened at the Berlin Film Festival & over a hundred festivals worldwide. She was one of Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film. She is a five-time National Emmy Award nominee & won the 2009 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for excellence in broadcast journalism. As a storyteller, her performances for The Moth have earned her inclusion on the “Audience Favorites” and “Best of the Moth” CD box sets. For 11 years, she served as a Board member of On The Rise, a non-profit supporting chronically homeless women in Cambridge, MA. She proudly serves on the Board of the non-profit Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship, is a 2013 Sundance Institute Screenwriters Intensive Fellow, and is currently at work on her new animated comedy web series, "Chinafornia."

Job Title: 
Producer/Director
 
 

Filmmakers


• July Specials Feature Summer Celebrations
• Host a Screening
• Thanks, George
• 'Sousa on the Rez' Featured on AAPB Through July 11
• 40 Years | 40 Films | 40 Weeks July & August Films
• Key Findings from National Voter Survey on Federal Funding for Public Television
• Upcoming Screenings
• New! Viewer Discussion Guide: The Mayors of Shiprock
• Job Opportunities
• Film Festival Opportunities
• Training and Other Opportunities
• Funding Opportunities
• Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

Educators

Lake of Betrayal looks at the Seneca Nation’s fight to protect its sovereignty against a backdrop of a federal Indian Termination policy, pork-barrel politics, and undis