A Director, Videographer and Cinematographer with twenty-four years experience in commercial and documentary production, Ray Ellis is Co-Owner of Footpath Pictures along with his wife, Susan. Since 2003, they’ve produced dozens of documentaries specializing in international productions. Clients include CARE (Peru), The Nature Conservancy (Guatemala, Namibia) and Cross-Cultural Solutions (Costa Rica). Previously, Ellis freelanced eleven years shooting commercial and marketing projects in the U.S. and Europe. In 1996, he joined SouthPeak Interactive filming their 35mm motion film productions and later became Manager of External Product Development. In 2000, he was hired as Manager of Producers for Alternate Route Studios.
Footpath Pictures is a documentary production company dedicated to telling stories that reflect a social awareness on topics ranging from health and human need, peace and reconciliation, the environment and soulful living. Whether capturing sacred places in Guatemala, the endangered Black Rhino in Namibia or the wisdom of a child fighting cancer, we look for stories that have the potential to truly engage audiences and offer hope and vision for a better tomorrow.
Hosting by Footpath Pictures Director, Videographer, Co-Editor
Telly Award - Documentary
So. App. Int'l Film Festival - Best Cultural Minority Documentary
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)