Quinn Else is a writer and director from California. His narrative and documentary films have screened at internationally renowned film festivals, including Clermont-Ferrand, Hot Docs, AFI Fest, Fantastic Fest and Palm Springs Shortfest. He’s won a Young Director Award, Student Emmy and was shortlisted for a Student BAFTA. Online, he's received a Vimeo Staff Pick and been featured on Hulu, Youku, Short of the Week, NoBudge and BOOOOOOOM TV. With a keen eye for the strange, Quinn tells odd yet human stories inspired by real people and places.

 

He is a graduate of the AFI Conservatory and currently based in Los Angeles.

Awards & Honors

2020 College Television Awards  — Loreen Arbus Focus On Disability Award

2020 Young Director Award — Silver
2020 Student BAFTA — Shortlist

2020 Venice TV Awards — New Talent

2020 SHOOT New Directors Showcase

2020 Ashland Independent Film Festival — Best Narrative Short

Press

CANNESERIES

LA TIMES

GIZMONDO

BLOODY DISGUSTING

BROADCAST PRO

NEXT TV

LA BRASSERIE DU COURT

ELEMENTS OF MADNESS

RESPECTABILITY

TELEVISION ACADEMY

BAFTA LA

TONE MADISON

ROGUE VALLEY MESSENGER

FOX 26

LOCAL NEWS MATTERS

KNEWS

NO BUDGE

BOOOOOOOM.tv

FILM SHORTAGE

NO BUDGE

LAKE FRONT ROW

KPBS