Production Coordinator 
Dir. Mark Jenkin 

Following Mark Jenkin's BAFTA winning film Bait in 2020, the ecosophical horror Enys Men is his next feature. Shot on locations across Cornwall in March and April, Ella was production coordinator for this Film4 funded film. 

Photo credit Steve Tanner. 

Director, Editor  

Ella was commissioned by The Hypatia Trust to make a short film, where she will give an insight into why singer Martha Tilston left London to start a music career in Cornwall. Inspiring her two girls with the power of ​sticking to your morals, this experimental observation will be shot on camcorder by Ella over the spring. 

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Production Manager 
Dir. Natalys Willcox 

BFI NETWORK funded DOG YEARS, a black comedy about loneliness and ageing pets, filmed in Cornwall for four days in the first week of October. ​

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Co-Producer 
Dir. Mark Pritchard 

Backed by OCD UK and with an all-star cast, Reaching Four was shot in the summer over 5 days. Ella co-produced this short with Katherine Press,  starring Ben Lamb, Michael Maloney and Pippa Haywood. The edit is being overseen by Rebecca Lloyd, a BAFTA Break-Through Brit, who was Additional Editor on Andrea Arnold's Palm d'Or-winning 'American Honey'. 

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An Tarow 2019 - 2020 

Producer, Editor 
Dir. Jonny Dry 

With one award win and five nominations (including Best Editor at Little Wing Film Festival), Cornish language drama An Tarow was commissioned by the Cornish Language Office and Flym K. This short film explores Cornwall's industrial  landscapes through the eyes of a young boy, who uses folk tales to escape his aggressive father. 

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Producer, Director 

This idea has been commissioned as an audio documentary by BBC Arts and Arts Council England for the New Creatives 2020 scheme. 

A father and daughter discuss what it was like growing up with guns in their home. 

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Production Manager 
Dir. Martha Tilston 

A romantic comedy set in Cornwall and written and directed by musician Martha Tilston, who was recently nominated for Best Arts Programme at the Celtic Media Festival for her film 'Cliff Top Sessions', this feature film will also include her next album.

The Five of Us 2018 - ongoing 

Producer, Director, Editor 

A confidential project 8 years in the making. 

Serious Folly 2017 

Producer, Editor 

The experimental futuristic film used a mix of self-shot archive footage and long shots to display the environmental damage our planet faces. 

All Right Now (Songbird) 2017 

Set Design Assistant 
Dir. Jamie Adams 

Ella was placed within a small team of set designers to work on the feature Songbird. As well as painting and dressing sets, she was prop buyer and prop standby. 

Biophilia 2017

Producer, Cinematographer, Editor 
Dir. George Perry 

This short documentary was set in over 25 locations across Cornwall, shot across a single winter. It was selected and screened at Cornish Slates in Falmouth. 

Can We Feed The World? 2017 

Animator, Producer, Editor 
Dir. George Perry

This stop motion animation was part of a module on globalisation. Discussing the huge impact of food waste it portrayed how - with careful leadership and planning - we could feed the world with the means we have already. 

Handmade 2017

Producer, Cinematographer, Editor 
Dir. Sarah Niemann 

This short documentary was based on a sculptor and a glassmaker who shared workshop space. Ella was in charge of interviewing the pair, and was asked to return to film a promo for one of the artists' websites. 

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SHORTLISTED 

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Other work, awards and roles include: 

Gone to See a Man (2021) - Co-producer. 

 

Lithium (2020) - Producer and editor. 

Tony Foster Journeys (working title) (2020) - UK Production manager. 

 

Studio Erma (est. 2020) - Joint founder. 

Even When I Fall (2019) - Festival facilitator. 

 

The Nick Darke Documentary (2019) - Documentary fundraiser. 

The Postbox (2019) - Cinematographer and producer.  

Boutique Retreats Real Estate (2019) - Producer.  

Cornish Slates (2019) - Production assistant. 

Biophilia selected for Cornish Slates Festival (2018). 

Collected film journalism (2016) - Awarded Falmouth University's Film School's highest ever grade for film journalism.  

Work Life (2017) - Set design assistant and continuity manager.   

 

Wall of Glass (2017) - Producer, camera, editor. 

BBC Flog It! (2016) - Runner.  

Cornwall Film Festival (2015/2016) - Event assistant.  

Upbeat (2016) - 1st assistant director.  

Stillness of the Shelter (2016-2018) - Location manager and assistant producer.  

The Highwayman (2016) - 1st assistant director.  

Synthetica (2014)- Assistant producer- Winner Best Production.  

I See You (2014) - Producer.  

Our Woods (2014) - Cameraman and set design assistant.  

Sole Mate (2013) - Cinematographer and set design assistant- Shortlisted Best Student Short.  

 

The Blind See More (2013) - Director, producer, editor.   

  Sole Mate - shortlisted for Best Student Short 
Upbeat - winner for Craft Awards Sound