Writer/Director Kristin Ellingson’s first feature Gala & Godfrey was inspired by the final scene of Ingmar Bergman’s “Scenes from a Marriage” and her favorite Hugh Grant movies. Gala & Godfrey premiered at the Cleveland International Film Festival and won Best Independent Film at HRIFF, Best Feature at the Portsmouth International Film Festival and Best Feature and Best Director at FLIC.
Kristin is a native of Montana and attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She was a founding member of the Seraphim Theater company and a contributing screenwriter on “Hackers”. In addition to screenwriting, she has written for theme parks, scripting the six minute 2017 “Underworld 4D” experience for Motiongate in Dubai.
She is Associate Producer of the feature film “Burden” which premiers at Sundance 2018, starring Forest Whitaker and Garrett Hedlund.
And is currently attached to direct the Mark Feingold script “City of One Hundred Spires” about young American ex-pats in Prague in the 1990s.