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Ellie Foumbi

Ellie Foumbi is an actor/writer/director from Cameroon. She holds an MFA from Columbia University’s School of the Arts in Directing. She’s a Student Academy Awards Semifinalist and nominated for an African Movie Academy Award. She was invited to participate in New York Film Festival’s prestigious Artist Academy. Her shorts have screened at several international festivals. She is a Tribeca Film Institute Alum, an Austin Screenplay Competition Semifinalist, a Film Independent Screenwriting Lab Fellow and was recently selected for the Reykjavik International Film Festival Talent Lab. Ellie made her TV directorial debut on BET’s hip-hop anthology, Tales.