Ella Harmon is an independent director, editor, and producer whose work ranges from experimental narratives to music videos, to documentary films. Their work has been featured in Rolling Stone, Latina Magazine, and various other publications. As an undergraduate, Ella studied Film and Philosophy at Sarah Lawrence College and Writing and Philosophy at The University of Oxford. They are currently pursuing an MFA in Documentary Media with a Graduate Certificate in Critical Theory at Northwestern University. Ella is also the head of video at Carrousel Dreams.
Ella’s films center around topics of alienation, boundaries, and language. Working primarily in experimental and hybrid forms, Ella seeks to nudge documentary practices beyond an attempt at unmediated truth by aesthetically acknowledging the filmmaker’s role in an active process of construction. Ella's other skills include writing, production coordination, photography, motion graphics, sound design, and UX design.