Ellie Mackay

Award-winning filmmaker specialising in conservation, healthcare and education documentary worldwide

Ellie is an experienced speaker, adventurer, educator and ‘biologeek’. She has undertaken multiple solo expeditions over the past decade, including summiting the ten highest volcanoes in SE Asia and living with indigenous tribes in Papua New Guinea. She has led scientific field trips and educational programmes across four continents and documented a global conservation project with a multi award-winning feature film. She is a keen environmentalist and advocate of enriching education for young people from all backgrounds. When not in the depths of the jungle, Ellie is an avid scuba diver, travel writer and photographer, a novice yoga enthusiast and collector of scientific curios.

My Sessions

The Role of Film in Communicating Adventures with a Purpose

Ellie, a seasoned adventurer and film producer, will be joined by fellow Directors to explore some of the latest films documenting sustainable exploration. The panel will discuss the ideas and creative processes behind their powerful works – as well as giving the audience a sneak preview of their latest films!

Adventure Film