Ellen Houlihan
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Ellen Houlihan is a freelance Emmy-winning and Clio-nominated writer and director based in New York and Los Angeles. Her work has been recognized by Free The Work, The Emmys, The Clios, The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s New York Film Festival, Cannes Lions’ Young Directors Awards, The AICP Show, The One Club for Creativity and Shoot Magazine’s New Directors Search. Ellen writes and directs original content independently and for hire with agencies and production companies such as Droga5 and BuzzFeed. She is currently in post on a short film for the arts music collective Arts Elektra and is actively seeking new projects.