Elinor’s screenwriting wheelhouse is: Diverse, character-driven dramas with a unique sense of place. Her pitchable projects include female-focused television series and full-length features in period and family.

Industry Marks of Approval

  • In Development: Dill optioned by TCGT Entertainment
  • In Development: London Sparrow optioned by New Colony Film
  • Final Draft Fellowship: Semifinalist
  • Roxbury International Film Festival: Daily Reads Selection
  • Sidewalk Film Festival Narrative Lab: Participant

London Sparrow by Elinor Teele   Dill by Elinor Teele   The Seafarer   The Bog Monster


Television Series

London Sparrow: In 1917, a Cockney girl’s quest for truth uncovers the secrets of her father’s past and the mysterious fate of her siblings in Edwardian London. Based on a true story. In Development.

Full-Length Features

Dill: Amidst the turmoil of the American Revolution, a young African woman grapples with love, independence, and her role in a New England trial. Inspired by true events. In Development.

The Seafarer: A gripping & unconventional survival saga based on the real-life story of Howard Blackburn, the Gloucester fisherman who became an unlikely hero. Inspired by true events.

The Bog Monster: When an ancient monster arises from a peat bog, it’s up to a lonely Irish Indian boy, a chatty starling, and a quick-witted otter to save the day.

Paradise Track: Thrown together by a comic adventure in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, a Kiwi bird expert and a Korean hiker fall into love.

Budapest: An Asian American man becomes mixed up in the East vs. West politics of modern Budapest and a plot to kill an old friend.