Elyse is an independent documentary filmmaker based in New York City. She is currently an Associate Producer on a feature documentary for HBO with Kunhardt Films. Previously, Elyse worked on "King in the Wilderness, another HBO documentary by Kunhardt Films. The film premiered at Sundance in 2018.
Before working with Kunhardt Films, Elyse worked in the Longform Documentary Unit at MSNBC, where she helped develop and produce longform news hours and docu-series. She also wrote and produced a number of digital videos for NBCNews.com and MSNBC.com.
Elyse also films, directs and edits her own independent documentaries. She is currently in production on a short documentary about re-entry after incarceration and a feature documentary about the caretaker of a cryogenically frozen man.
Her work ranges from social justice and international development to the idiosyncrasies in our human experience. She strives to show the velocities that build and break our world.
Elyse holds a bachelor's degree from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York Univeristy, with a minor in Film Production form the Tisch School of the Arts.