Whitney Ellis, was raised in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas. At a very young age she discovered her affinity for the visual arts when she picked up her father’s Pentax SLR camera and took a picture. In 2011, she graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a BA in Film Studies and a BFA in Film & Video Production. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York where she works as a full-time TV producer and runs her own production company. She plans to make her first feature film in 2018.