Film Fatales
Ellen Martinez
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Ellen is originally from Texas but grew up overseas and has lived in Dubai, Venezuela and Syria. Her first feature film, AFTER SPRING, a documentary about the Syrian refugee crisis, was Executive Produced by Jon Stewart. The film was supported in part by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and is the recipient of a Frontline award for documentary journalism. AFTER SPRING had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2016 and was broadcast on STARZ. Ellen attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and has worked on set and in the production office for various films in NYC. She was associate producer on TESTED, which premiered at DOC NYC, a feature documentary about NYC standardized testing before directing AFTER SPRING. She is now based in Brooklyn, New York.

  • After Spring (Trailer)