Elissa Down

Film Director / Screenwriter | * 07/02/1975 (47) | Camden (Australia)
Elissa Down is an Australian filmmaker, who in 1999 and 2000, was nominated for Young Film-maker of the year at the WA Screen Awards. Her major works are a number of award-winning short films, Summer Angst, The Cherry Orchard, Her Outback, The Bathers, Pink Pyjamas, HMAS Unicorn and Samantha Stewart, aged fourteen. They have been screened at numerous festivals including Tampere, Locarno Aix-en-Provence, Montecatini, Milan, San Francisco Indie, St Kilda, Brisbane, Revelation, Women on Women, POV and Tropfest. These shorts have also been screened in theatres and broadcast nationally and overseas. Down was one of Australia's upcoming artists featured in the In Progress spread in Vogue (2005). Down's first feature film, the semi-autobiographical, The Black Balloon was released in Australian cinemas 6 March 2008. It stars Rhys Wakefield, Gemma Ward, Luke Ford, Erik Thomson and Academy Award Nominee Toni Collette. The film was partially based on herself and family. The world premiere was at the Berlin International Film Festival in Germany in Fe... ()
Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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Movies with Elissa Down as Crew(10)

Directing/Director2022 Ivy + Bean: Doomed to Dance
Directing/Director2022 Ivy + Bean
Directing/Director2020 Feel the Beat
Directing/Director2018 The Honor List
Directing/Director2008 The Black Balloon
Writing/Writer2008 The Black Balloon
Directing/Director2001 HMAS Unicorn
Directing/Director2001 Pink Pyjamas
Writing/Writer2001 Pink Pyjamas

TV Shows/Series with Elissa Down as Crew(3)

Directing/Director2017 Confess
Writing/Writer2017 Confess
Creator/Creator2017 Confess

Citizenship: Australia
Born: Wednesday, 07/02 1975 (July) in Camden (Australia) (current age: 47 years + 270 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Educated at: Curtin University
Elissa Down frequently works together with these people:
Jimmy Jack (6x, Crew)
Sasha Pieterse (4x, Actress)
Lidya Jewett (4x, Actress)
Kathy Waugh (3x, Crew)
Marci T. House (3x, Actress)
Annie Barrows (3x, Crew)
Michael Yezerski (3x, Crew)
Garfield Wilson (3x, Actor)
Jaycie Dotin (3x, Actress)
Keslee Blalock (3x, Actress)
Colleen Hoover (2x, Crew)
Jeff Stockwell (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:621593, Added: 10/21/2018, Last updated: 03/28/2023