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When two hit men kidnap Jeff, an aspiring actor whose father put him up as collateral for an unpaid gambling debt, his life depends on the kindness of strangers... who want him dead. 

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Elle is a filmmaker, photographer, and digital artist from New York City. A graduate of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, she is an unprecedented two-time winner of the Marguerite Roberts Award for Feature Screenwriting, and a 2015 Big Vision Empty Wallet fellow with her WWII biopic In Search of the Sun. Her work and writing has appeared in Indiewire, Nerdist, The Mary Sue, No Film School, Vanity Fair, Maxim, Paste, and The Los Angeles Times.

Elle has directed music videos for Gangstagrass, Mock Sun, and most recently Speedy Ortiz, whose My Dead Girl premiered in Vanity Fair, as well as numerous digital commercials and shorts. 

Elle is a also cinematographer, including narrative feature Six Love Stories, and documentaries I am Divine and That Guy Dick Miller, which both premiered at SXSW. Second-unit shoots include Half the PictureReturn to Class of Nuke ’em High Volumes I and II, Robert Klein Still Can’t Stop Shaking His Leg, and Auld Lang Syne. Freelance clients include Preferred Content, END Films, Shout Factory, Alamo Drafthouse, Digital Bolex, DistribPix, Blue Underground, Scorpion Releasing, Troma, and more. In 2012 she co-designed the Digital Bolex cinema camera.



Cinefemme's Federal Tax EIN Number is 52-237-4579.  Our address is 1014 Broadway #477 in Santa Monica, CA.  Donations to this project can be made via the donation button above, through a charitable fund, or by check.  Checks should be made out to Cinefemme and have "Headshots" written in the memo section.  Checks must be mailed to:


1014 Broadway #477

Santa Monica, CA  90401