Elle Callahan

Elle Callahan is an American genre film director, writer and sound designer. Her latest feature, the thriller-horror film Witch Hunt, which she wrote and directed, was selected for the 2020 SXSW Film Festival, premiered at SXSW 2021, also played at Sitges 2021, and is out now in theaters, On Demand and digital through Momentum Features. A firm believer in story above all else, Elle is an alumna of USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. Elle’s focus lies in the genres of mystery and magic realism – as she sees the world through amber-colored glasses. Her first feature film, Head Count, premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2018, winning the Special Jury Prize in the Nightfall category. Elle commonly sound designs her own films and is an advocate for the Women in Film movement.


On Fear and Femininity

By Elle Callahan | October 13, 2021

On Fear and Femininity

Horror director Elle Callahan, whose new film Witch Hunt is out now, on her complex and longstanding relationship with fear, her extra sense.