To tell cinematic stories with complex female protagonists.
To make impactful films with unlikely heroes from diverse communities.
To guide actors to their best performance.
To ignite & inform story with camera.
To build and lead collaborative teams of passionate and dedicated filmmakers so that we may elevate together.
To continue to grow, learn and deeply appreciate life.
Commercial /Branded Content
Hilton Hotels - Cultural Vibes | 2019 | Director
Hilton Hotels - Time to Dine | 2019 | Director
Hilton Hotels - Jet Lag | 2019 | Director
Hilton Hotels - Wellness Warrior | 2019 | Director
Cesar Dog Food - Bilingual Love | 2019 | Director
Cesar Dog Food - Everyday Reunions | 2019 | Director
Spectrum Charter - Univision | 2019 | Director | Producer
Amiga Pictures | Princess Cut | 2019 | Director/Producer
HBO | Me 3.769 | 2019 | Director/Writer/Producer
Amazon Prime | Final Decision | 2017 | Director/Writer/Producer
Interstitial & Documentary
Amazon Prime | Tagged | 2018 | Director/Creator
HBO Latino | Gran'pa Knows Best | 2017 | Director/Producer
Amazon Prime | Reasons Y I'm Single | 2013-2015 | Director/Writer/Producer
Training & Workshops
Sundance Lab | Director Workshop | Mike Plante/ Garrett Bradley
Sundance Lab | Narrative Screenwriting (12 week) | Christina Lazaridi +
Sundance Lab | Episodic Lab (12 week) | Sam Ernst/Tracy Whitaker
Sundance Lab | Go Deeper | Christina Lazaridi +
Sundance Lab | Horror Screenwriting | Scott Kosar
Carnegie Hall | Scene Study (3 Years) | Wynn Handman
Labyrinth (NYC) | Production Intensive | Various
U.C.B. (NYC) | Improvisation 1-4 | Various
The P.I.T. | Improvisation Long Form 1-4 | Various
The New York Women In Film & Television Intern Mentor Program
Bilingual (Spanish/English), Adobe Premiere, Final Draft, Final Cut Pro, Website development, Keynote, Elaine's films have won multiple awards in the categories of Best Writing, Best Performance, Best Original Score, Best Film and Best Director