Ellie Stewart's hobbies include being afraid, and laughing about it. She is a writer, director, and student living in Calgary Alberta who loves to explore the intersections between horror and comedy. Her short film Weird Sister was nominated for best student film at the 2018 Stinger Awards. She most recently had the pleasure of writing and directing The Curse under the guidance of the Herland mentorship program for female filmmakers. The Curse premiered at the Final Girls Festival in Berlin, had a hometown showing at the Calgary Underground Film Festival, and is currently streaming on Arrow Player.