Eleanor Burke is a writer, director and cinematographer whose work broadly explores the experience of the outsider in society. Following her undergraduate degree at
University, Eleanor left the UK to study at
University's prestigious film school where, after completing her first two films (Heaven Smells of Fried Onions and Fifteen) she was selected to receive a fellowship award for excellence from film director Ang Lee. Eleanor has also received several accolades for screenwriting, including an award from the 2006 First Run Film Festival which she received jointly with director Ron Eyal for the short film Ruth & Maggie. Eleanor has served as Director of Photography on a wide range of narrative and documentary films. She is currently in post-production on her first feature film Stranger Things, which she co-wrote and co-directed with Ron Eyal.
Eleanor Burke was awarded a Production grant at NYU in 2006 for Kadya