Ella is a writer, actor, director, producer and photographer from Niceville, FL (Yes, it's a real place). After a rep told her she had a face for comedy, Ella took her funny face to UCB, Groundlings and iO to improvise and write. Even though she initially entered the industry as a dramatic creator, Ella realized that sometimes pain can best be healed through laughter, and thus, became a comedy writer. Her brain trends towards wildly imaginative premises grounded in the reality of facing one’s fucked-up-ness; the journey may not be an easy one, but she believes that’s what makes a story worth being told. Ella was recently a semi-finalist for the Rising Storytellers Search for Gemstone Studios and a semi-finalist in the Austin Film Festival. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her dogchild, Wynnie.