Writer/Director Kristin Ellingson’s first feature Gala & Godfrey —inspired by the final scene of Ingmar Bergman’s “Scenes from a Marriage” and her favorite Hugh Grant movies — premiered at Cleveland International Film Festival where she was nominated for their Reel Women Direct award.
Gala & Godfrey won Best Independent Film at the HRIFF, Best Feature Film at Portsmouth International Film Fest (UK), Best Feature and Best Director at FLIC and Special Jury Mention at Port Townsend Film Festival.
Kristin is Associate Producer of the feature Burden starring Forest Whitaker and Garrett Hedlund which won the Audience Award at Sundance 2018.
She is the Executive Producer of the adventure documentary series Cafe Racers following two best friends on motorbikes exploring coffee cultures and discovering coffee plantations around the world.
She has also scripted theme park rides and accompanying media including the Underworld 4D experience for Motiongate, Dubai.
A native of Montana Kristin attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, was a founding member of Seraphim Theater Company. She is a proud member of the WGA and Film Fatales.