A Columbia MFA thesis & Alfred P. Sloan Production Grant short film set during the 2014 Elk River water crisis in southern West Virginia.
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL 2017 - IFP Audience Choice Award & Faculty Jury Honors
WOODSTOCK FILM FESTIVAL 2017 - Nominee: Best Student Short
LONESTAR FILM FESTIVAL 2017 - Winner: Best Student Short
TUPELO FILM FESTIVAL 2017 - Winner: Best Student Short
NORTH SHORE TOWERS FILM FESTIVAL 2017 - Winner: Audience Appreciation Award
GREEN MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL 2018 - Montpelier, VT
MARCH ON WASHINGTON FILM FESTIVAL 2018 - Washington, D.C.
Winner: Special Mention, Best Narrative Student FIlm
CHESAPEAKE FILM FESTIVAL - Easton, MD
Crick in the Holler
- shot in Alderson and Summersville, West Virginia
- 2018 Columbia University MFA Thesis Film
Written and Directed by Ursula Ellis
Cinematography by Nick Perron-Siegel