The Food That Built America | Client: History Channel (2nd Unit Director/DP)
Speedy Ortiz - Villain | Client: Carpark Records (Producer/Director/DP)
La Buena Muerte | Client: Apple + Mobile Film Classroom (Line Producer/DP)
The Burning Glass | Client: Atomos + Sigma Lenses (Director/DP)
Near to Superstition | Client: Panasonic (Producer/Director/DP)
Los Angeles (local)
New York City (local)
ELLE SCHNEIDER is a filmmaker from New York City with over a decade of experience behind the camera as a director and cinematographer. Her work has been featured in Vanity Fair, The Hollywood Reporter, Paste, Wired, and MovieMaker. She most recently shot and directed 2nd Unit for History series The Food that Built America, premiering May 2019, and a short for Atomos and Sigma.
Work as cinematographer includes narrative feature 6 LA Love Stories, and documentaries I Am Divine and That Guy Dick Miller, both of which premiered at SXSW. She has shot for Apple, Sigma, Atomos, and Panasonic, and writes about cinematography for the International Cinematographer’s Guild Magazine. She is a member of the International Collective of Female Cinematographers and lectures about cinematography.
As a director, Elle specializes in short narrative, documentary, and branded work. She has directed music videos for Gangstagrass and Speedy Ortiz, whose David Lynch-themed MY DEAD GIRL premiered in Vanity Fair and VILLAIN on Billboard.