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Ellen Hodgson

Outreach Community Engagement Manager

Ellen is an Anishinaabe / Apsaalooke filmmaker who grew up on Ngunnawal Country and currently resides on Gadigal Land. She is the Community Outreach Engagement Manager within the First Nations and Outreach team at AFTRS; a role that co-designs initiatives and strategy with the screen industry and communities to support access and pathways for underrepresented film practitioners.

Prior to her time at AFTRS, Ellen has been working within the industry as a producer, casting director and production coordinator in advertising, factual, narrative and long-form for companies such as Marvel, Netflix, HBO and Lingo Pictures.

Ellen is passionate about supporting emerging talent and authentic screen representation in front of, and behind the camera.