Ellen Evans (b.1990, UK) is an award-winning filmmaker whose work has screened at international festivals including Sundance and SXSW, and on public broadcast channels including PBS and the BBC.

Ellen completed her most recent film, MOTHERLAND as part of The Uncertain Kingdom anthology. The film was released in June 2020 to positive reviews from The Financial Times, The Evening Standard and The Guardian. MOTHERLAND is available now on BFI Player, Curzon Home Cinema and Amazon Prime.

Ellen is a Lecturer on the MA Cinematic and MFA Creative Documentary by Practice at University College London.



Selected for Union Docs Early Production Lab, USA


Motherland screens at Sundance London, UK


Country Girl wins Best Documentary Short at Grierson Awards, UK

Motherland  and Country Girl shortlisted for Grierson Award, UK

Country Girl nominated for the Hot Docs International Short Film Prize, Canada


Country Girl wins the Women in Film and TV Award for Best Production at Underwire Film Festival, UK

Life in Miniature  wins the Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Short at Aspen ShortsFest, USA

Selected for BAFTA Crew 2019/20


Selected as BFI Doc Society 'Made of Truth' grantee

Life in Miniature  wins the IMDB New Filmmaker Award, UK

Selected for the Indie Training Fund's Rising Director's Scheme


Supported by Film Roundhouse as an Emerging Artist

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