Elisa D.

  • Joined September 2016

Storyteller, Director, Producer, Editor

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
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Elisa D.
Los Angeles, CA, United States



Marketing Social Media Development Paid Advertising



I am a producer, director and editor. My work has been featured in USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, Time, Yahoo! and many other leading print and online publications, and has racked up over 2 million views online.

Work history

Video Producer
I run the ACADEMY ORIGINALS YouTube channel for The Oscars, where I oversee the creative development of more than ten different web series.
Facilitated one-to-one personal training sessions and group workshops - Final Cut Pro specialist
. Organized field trips for K-12 graders and facilitated project creation of short films


It's A Boy!

Director // Editor


Director // Editor This girl is stuck and the friendzone and will do whatever it takes to get out!

Moments That Changed The Movies: Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Director // Producer A look back at Monty Python and the Holy Grail and the impact it had on the future of comedy movies. Featured on Nerdist, Epic Stream, and Film Maker IQ, among others. Client: The Academy

"Not Much To See": How the Blind Enjoy Movies

Director // Producer // Editor A documentary look at the impact movies can have on people who can't "see" them. Featured on Time, Entertainment Weekly, and Slate. Client: The Academy

Let's Go to the Movies with Patton Oswalt

Director // Producer // Editor Featured on Yahoo Movies, USA Today, and BuzzFeed, among many other leading digital publications. Client: The Academy

The Oscars - Thank You

Director // Producer // Editor Shot with Google Glass Client: The Oscars



Baylor University
Film and Digital Media



video editing video production producing directing social media graphic design content creation


Final Cut Pro adobe premiere after effects Photoshop Facebook iMovie Instagram Snapchat Slack


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Entertainment Fashion Food Media Music Philanthropy Travel

Side projects

Sketches, comedy music videos, art projects