GEORGE ELLZEY JR.
Behind the Scenes
Welcome and thanks for checking out my online portfolio. Take a look around my site to learn more about the variety of projects I have worked on in the past, and what I have coming up in the future. If you have any questions or would like to collaborate on a project, please get in touch with me today!
George Ellzey Jr. is a Chicago director and producer. He is driven to explore the oft-ignored narratives of minorities, specifically unpacking black masculinity, intercommunity prejudice, black trauma in society, and above all, romanticizing the black and brown experience. Currently pursuing his MFA in Directing for Film & Television at DePaul University, George received his BA from Bowdoin College majoring in English & Theater with a Dance minor. His passion for the arts led him into performing in the Chicago theater scene. George is a company member of the Agency Theater Collective and a founding member of ROME Production Group. Combined with all these experiences, George crafts simple stories with complex layers.
GEORGE ELLZEY JR ON CINEMAJAW PODCAST
June 13, 2022
In honor of our #jurassicworlddominion review, we talk scenes that bite with filmmaker @georgellzeyjr - his new film Cottage Grove is doing an IndieGoGo!