Ellen Ugelstad is a visual artist working with documentary, fiction, photography and outreach. She was educated at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California, where she lived for seven years, before she relocated to Oslo, Norway. Her documentary Indian Summer was nominated for the International Young Talent Award at DOK Leipzig, and Nordic Dox Award under CPH:DOX and received two nominations at the Norwegian “Emmy-Award” called Gullruten. The film was showed at the Annual National Art Exhibition at the Artist House in Oslo. Ellen has recieved working grant from the Norwegian Art Council and recently a two-year artist grant from Norwegian Visual Artist Fund. She has also collaborated with the band Highasakite and made a music-film trilogy and is currently working on a new hybrid documentary inspired by both theater, documentary and fiction called Making Sense Together. Read more here.