Independent Producer / Director / Writer /
Media Artist / Founder of Black Women Film! Canada
Ella Cooper is an award winning independent producer, multimedia artist, educator, writer and director based in Toronto who has been working in the arts, media and cultural sector for over 20 years. She is the Founder of Black Women Film! Canada - a not for profit dedicated to the success of Black Women in Film & Media. Ella is currently directing a new children’s series for TVO, has an animated series in development with CBC Kids through her production company Brown Rabbit Studios and has featured her photo and video based work at numerous national galleries across Canada and abroad. Ella is a recognized speaker and has been featured as ‘33 Black Women Making Change’ by Chatelaine Magazine and was a 2019 Mayor Arts Award Nominee for Cultural Leadership.