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
 
 

Films

Native stories that represent the cultures, experiences, and values of American Indians and Alaska Natives for your station!

Filmmakers

Current funding, job, and training opportunities that support the production of Native content. Plus, additional information for filmmakers.

Educators

Hands-on educational tools for middle school to college-aged students that increase the Impact of Native films in the classroom.