An Tarow 2019 - 2020
Currently doing the festival circuit, 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.
Currently in preproduction, this idea has been commissioned as an audio documentary by BBC Arts and Arts Council England for the New Creatives 2020 scheme and shortlisted for the South West Documentary Commission Award 2018, selected by Exeter Phoenix and Real Stories. This anthropologic documentary explores private gun sellers in the South West of England.
The Five of Us 2018 - ongoing
Producer, Director, Editor
A confidential project 8 years in the making.
Serious Folly 2017
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
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.
Producer, Cinematographer, Editor
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
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.
Producer, Cinematographer, Editor
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.
Sole Mate - shortlisted for Best Student Short
Other work, awards and roles include:
Staying Here (2020) - Director and producer.
Guns of the South (2020) - Director and producer.
Tony Foster Journeys (working title) (2020) - UK Production manager.
Decade Studios (est. 2020) - Joint founder.
Reaching Four (2020) - Producer and fundraiser.
Even When I Fall (2019) - Festival facilitator.
The Nick Darke Documentary (2019) - Documentary fundraiser.
An Tarow (2019) - Producer and editor.
Postbox (2019) - Cinematographer and producer.
The Tape (2019) - Production manager.
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.