Ellis Freeman

Writer (UK)

Born in Lon­don, Ellis is a screen­writer, cur­rently liv­ing in Ber­lin where he is Head of Screen­writ­ing at the DFFB.

He began teach­ing at the Lon­don Film School, where he developed the Writer’s Gym, a series of cre­at­ive writ­ing work­shops for screen­writers, dir­ect­ors and pro­du­cers.

He has held the work­shop inter­na­tion­ally at the AFI Con­ser­vat­ory; the Binger filmlab; Cal­arts; the Scuola Hold­en; the Lux­em­bourg Audio Visu­al Centre and at Ber­linale Tal­ents.

Ellis has also acted as script con­sult­ant on fea­ture dra­mas, doc­u­ment­ary and TV series in devel­op­ment and has been a reg­u­lar ment­or for Film London’s scheme for artists, ‘New Approaches’.