Ella Greenwood is a British Actress and Filmmaker born and raised in London, England. She is a Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree.
Aged 18, she wrote, directed & produced her first film 'Faulty Roots' which was called 'A rather powerful little story' by UK Film Review and 'Truly a special film' by LGTH. Faulty Roots was nominated for an Award by Film The House which is run by Parliament and sponsored by Disney, Lionsgate, Warner Bros and more. Faulty Roots premiered at the Busan International Kids & Youth Film Festival and was selected for many other festivals including BAFTA Qualifying Bolton International Film Festival and Tallgrass Film Festival in the US. Ella created her first animation 'Dreary Days' also aged 18. She is now in development of her first feature film, which is an adaptation of Faulty Roots, and made in partnership with social impact agency TerraMedia. She is also working on her next film 'Self-Charm' starring BAFTA Winner Bukky Bakray. Other upcoming projects include 'Smudged Smile' with Mia Mckenna-Bruce, 'Why Wouldn't I Be?' with Harry Collett and made in partnership with HUMEN, 'Better Get Better' and 'Fifty-Four Days'.
Ella is also a member of the National Youth Theatre and is an ambassador for leading teen mental health charity stem4.
She was awarded Positive Female Role Model Of The Year at the Darkus Magazine 2020 Awards.
Check out this recent podcast episode where Ella and BAFTA Nominated Actress Bukky Bakray talk about their upcoming film Self-Charm.
'With Faulty Roots Greenwood offers a piercing insight into what it’s like for teenagers with depression, and marks herself out as an engaging, thoughtful and decisive young filmmaker to watch.'
- Sarah Cartland, Caution Spoilers
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