Ella began her career as a professional actress before moving through development into directing. Her short films have played at festivals including Phoenix, Triforce, LOCO, LA Comedy Fest, Portland, Edmonton, Cambridge and Encounters.
Ella's short SARAH CHONG IS GOING TO KILL HERSELF was made through Creative England's 'Funny Girls' scheme, during which she was mentored by Paul King and Peter Straughan.
Ella's first feature, a romantic comedy about polyamory, is in development with Film 4. She recently directed the full second series of ENTERPRICE for BBC3 as well as FULLY BLOWN for BBC Threesomes.
Ella took part in last year's Berlinale Talents, where she was one of ten people selected for the Short Film project lab. She was selected to take part in the BFI Network x BAFTA Crew 2018 programme.
Alongside her directing, Ella is also a freelance script editor. Ella has a double first in History from Cambridge University .