Film, TV & Theatre
Ella Bennett is a film director with 10 years filmmaking experience and is a Ravensbourne, Brit School, NFTS and Film London Microwave Alumni.
Her crowd-funded graduation short, LAST LEG won ‘Best Short’ at the London Independent Film Festival 2016 and broadcasted on London Live twice, in partnership with the BFI. SORE THUMB, STICK OUT, premiered on Channel 4’s Random Acts Channel.
Her music based short, THE COMPOSER, premiered at Google UK during the ‘Black Googler’s Network’, in 2017.
Ella recently directed DUST, made as part of a Barbara Broccoli, Michael G. Wilson, NFTS, Screen Skills and EON Productions initiative (NFTS DIRECTORS DIVERSITY WORKSHOP) which is currently touring the film festival circuit.
She is a recipient of the John Brabourne Award 2019 and was recently selected as BFI NETWORK x BAFTA CREW 2019.
You can view Ella's showreel here.
BENEATH THE MIND
Feature film, developed through Film London
Short commissioned through the NFTS Directors Workshop Scheme Initiative.
*Winner of Best Short at Latimer Talks Competition, 2015 (London)
SORE THUMB, STICK OUT
Arts Council, Screen South, Fly Film
Playback Film Festival 2016 – 17