Elliott "El" Porter

Elliott "El" Porter

Traelise Entertainment
Actor, Director and Screenwriter

Chicago, Illinois

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About Elliott

Elliott has credits listed in the ‘Internet Movie Data Base’ as a screenwriter, director, producer, and actor.
Due to a lack of acting roles Elliott began writing, acting and directing his own projects, with all projects placing in film festivals such as; NY International Film Festival, Hollywood Black Film Festival, BET Urban World Film Festivals, Pan African Film Festival, San Francisco Black Film Festival, Spaghetti Junction Film Festival, Urban Media Makers Film Festival and Black Harvest Film Festival. Along with top placings in multiple writing competitions; BET Wrap it Up Script Competition, Spaghetti Junction Film Festival and BET Urban World Film Festival; Elliott has had the pleasure of working with Andrew Bailey of Warner Bros Studio rewriting one of Elliott’s films, All about the Ring, now called “Size Matters,” and was courted by Simmons Lathan Media Group.
Elliott, in 2006, also received a nomination from “The Truth” Magazine and received and “African American Arts Alliance” award in 2005, both for filmmaking.

Elliott is presently working on many projects, presently shooting his script “Uncle Old School,” which earned him a top 5 finalist spot in the BET Urban World Sitcom Competition, and is seeks any opportunities to display his talents, and further reinforce that he is a legitimate creative force in today’s media.

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Credits

  • Christmas Village

    Christmas Village (2014)
    Film (Drama and Family) Director Helen a loving yet stifling mother is trying to give her daughter, Christmas the best birthday/ Christmas she can. Except Christmas' only wish is to be with her family, a family that she hardly knows due to unexplained tensions. Helen is forced to comply to Christmas' wish thanks to an unwanted gift of tickets from her sister Shirley, they travel to Savannah, Georgia. While in Georgia, Helen will have to come to grips with her feelings towards her sister, mother and stepfather and identify her fault in pushing way the man of her dreams DAMON, a loving father trying to spend time with his daughter. This family must forgive the past to embrace the future. Written by Anonymous

  • All about the Ring

    All about the Ring (2014)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Director Charles, with the help of his womanizing friend Stewart, tests his unsuspecting girlfriend, Latice. During a party with family and friends Charles proposes marriage and offers her an engagement ring sans the diamond. This gesture kicks off the age old debate of love or money, with both sides being divided on the issue and each set of friends having their say. With her negative mother and friends up in arms, the usually level-headed Latice seeks solace in the wisdom of her grandmother Filled with tons of jokes and ridiculous situations, with All About the Ring, prepare for a life lesson that will keep you laughing and wondering, is it all about the ring or love?

  • Uncle Old School

    Uncle Old School (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Director Playboy bachelor Elliott is forced to take in spoiled sister Lauren and her equally spoiled 3 kids after Lauren's rich husband flees the country after embezzling money from his firm. Elliott has an old school way of raising the kids vs. his sister's liberal approach which causes tons of drama. Written by Elliott V. Porter

  • Cost of Advancement

    Cost of Advancement (2007)
    Video (Short and Comedy) Director Success sometimes means sacrifice. What does clean freak attorney do finds that his boss doesn't wash his hands after taking a dump?

  • Player in Training

    Player in Training (2005)
    Video (Comedy) Director Eric is the typical nerd who dreams of the perfect girl. Rather than being lonely, he aggressively pursues women that do not want him. Eric, with the advice of a knucklehead friend, makes a decision to get an image makeover. The sex-crazed duo enlist the help of a real ladies man, their next-door neighbor. After a lot of drama from crazy women and hurting the only person that truly cared for him, Eric soon realizes being a player is not what he imagined it to be. Written by York Entertainment

Awards

  • African American Arts Alliance Award
    (2005)

Education

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