Ely Chevillot was born in 1988. They first learned mathematics for 3 years at Université Libre de Bruxelles, and then decided that filmmaking would be their actual career. They got a master degree at Institut des Arts de Diffusion, a film school based in Louvainla- Neuve, near Brussels. Their graduation short film The Elusive was selected in many festivals and became multiple award winners. Ely released their first produced short film All Smothered in June 2020. Besides their own projects, Ely Chevillot works as a screenwriter. The projects they write on are from a wide range, from short films to feature films, including TV series and even radio podcasts. Ely Chevillot also coaches kids and teenagers. First, they explored scientific projects with them, based on their first studies; now they also give them creative workshops around films, editing or writing. The Shade of your Shadow is Ely Chevillot’s first feature film. It is inspired from the characters and context of their graduation film The Elusive.
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