THE SCREENING ROOM
Elinor is exploring new work in film. She has a number of pitchable projects, including a 3-part mini-series set in Edwardian London; a female-focused series based on Boston City Hospital, ca. 1970; and the full-length features listed below.
Her wheelhouse is: Character-driven dramas with a unique sense of place.
Dill: A Black woman living in the time of the American Revolution grapples with love, independence, and her role as a witness in a critical trial. Currently being workshopped with input from historians, AEA actors, and Boston filmmakers.
The Seafarer: A gripping & unconventional survival saga based on the real-life story of Howard Blackburn, the Gloucester fisherman who became an unlikely hero. Stowe Story Labs: Final Draft Fellowship Semifinalist.
The Christmas Eve Gift: A family-friendly Christmas romance in the style of Hallmark films. A creative young woman teams up with a hardworking farmer to solve the mystery of a buried necklace.
The Bog Monster: When an ancient monster arises from a peat bog, it’s up to a lonely boy, a chatty starling, and a quick-witted otter to save the day.