Estelle Artus is a French-born award-winning film director and producer living in New York. She received a Ph.D. from Sorbonne University in Paris where she won acclaim for her video art pieces before moving to New York and opting for a film career. In 2016 she completed her debut feature According to Her which premiered at Cinequest Film Festival and went on to screen among others at Moscow International Film Festival and India International Film Festival. The same year Estelle has been nominated for the NBC Universal Emerging Director Program, and in 2017 she received a Best Producer award from Brooklyn Film Festival. In 2018, she wrote a TV series pilot (The Doorman) and a feature film screenplay (Turn the Tide) which was a FinalDraft screenplay competition finalist. Estelle has been shortlisted for the Toronto International Film Festival Filmmaker Lab 2018 and is currently in development of her second feature film with a production set for Fall 2019.