Ella Greenwood is a 19-year-old filmmaker born and raised in London. She is the Founder & CEO of Broken Flames Productions and was featured on this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 List in the Entertainment category.
She is listed alongside the likes of Golden Globe Winner Emma Corrin and Academy Nominee Maria Bakalova in her category. She is the 4th youngest person on the whole of this year’s Europe list, and is the youngest founder on the list.
She was featured on the list for creating her company Broken Flames, which is focusing on a slate of mental health-based projects. One of these upcoming projects is Self-Charm, which stars fellow Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree and BAFTA Winner Bukky Bakray.
After struggling with her mental health as a young teen, Ella is aiming to change the representation of mental illness in the media and is also the youngest ambassador for London-based teenage mental health charity stem4.
Other upcoming projects include ‘Smudged Smile’ which stars Get Even’s Mia Mckenna-Bruce and the animated short ‘Dreary Days’. Broken Flames’ first short ‘Faulty Roots’ is also being developed into a feature in partnership with social impact agency TerraMedia.
Latest news for Broken Flames is that Harry Collet, who recently co-starred alongside Robert Downey Jr in “Doolittle,” is set to star in Ella Greenwood’s “Why Wouldn’t I Be?”, a short film developed in support of mental health charity and platform HUMEN. Collet will be joined by Elizabeth Berrington (“The Nevers”), Tut Nyuot (“Small Axe”) and theater vet Susan Lawson-Reynolds.