ELLE SCHNEIDER is a director, director of photography, and genre film enthusiast working in Los Angeles and New York City. Her latest film, short western NEAR TO SUPERSTITION, was commissioned by Panasonic for their new EVA1 cinema camera. Recent cinematography work includes Michael Dunaway’s feature drama 6 LOVE STORIES, which premiered at the Portland Film Festival, the official “Why We March” film for #WomensMarchLA, and THAT GUY DICK MILLER, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival. She is a frequent panelist and guest speaker about cinematography and women in film. Full Bio >>
A graduate of USC’s Writing for Screen and Television program, Elle has written numerous feature and short films, including IN SEARCH OF THE SUN, a World War II biopic that participated in Big Vision Empty Wallet’s Distribution Lab and is currently under option. Some of her essays are published here.