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FILM || ellen has had leading and supporting roles in both shorts and features that have played in various film festivals throughout the us. she played ashley on season one of the netflix series thirteen reasons why. you can also see her in the studio feature film taken 3 with liam neeson and forest whitaker. ellen played tiffany wong opposite veteran actor tzi ma [rush hour sequel] in an indie feature produced by the same team behind 'better luck tomorrow' and a crime reporter on stanley yung's latest feature film.
TELEVISION || ellen had a recurring part in the daytime soap opera 'days of our lives' and worked as a resident special ability ballerina on the hit tv show 'glee.' she has also had the privilege of playing killer ny nourn in nbc's crime docuseries 'dead of night,' victim michelle le in another nbc crime docuseries 'true crime with aphrodite jones,' and rachel lee of the infamous bling ring crew in the most-watched episode of 'tabloid.' ellen also shot a web series sponsored by toyota that aired on myx tv.
COMMERCIAL || ellen recently shot a target national commercial with garth brooks and several sony spots. she has shot a few mcdonald's commercials, two for the asian-american market, one for the french market and a national. she wrapped last year up with a budweiser commercial in st. louis for the china market, a pepsi commercial, a dairy queen commercial, a samsung s4 commercial with dog whisperer cesar millan, a sprint industrial, and best buy industrial. last year, ellen was in jc penney 's 'yours truly' commercial campaign for the new spring silk collection, a chevy commercial for the new spark minicar, a durex condom commercial for the china market, lux shampoo commercial for the china market, a purina commercial, a rohto eye drops commercial, an entertainment partners industrial, a malibu paradigm commercial, an anthem health insurance web commercial, apple's back-to-school web campaign for the asia market shot by team yu tsai, and a kay's jewellers commercial as a bridesmaid. she also had the privilege of working with rod stewart as his on camera wardrobe stylist in his christmas special on pbs, with director spike lee on an nba commercial starring magic johnson and chris paul as a waitress, and pro-wrestler rhonda rousey on an insurance commercial.
PRINT || in the past few months, ellen has been in print ads for the new moto x by motorola, polycom, hewlett packard, t-mobile, intel, and nvidia. earlier this year, ellen was in apple's back-to-school print campaign for the asia market, two print spreads for pnc bank, sony viao's new global campaign, another intel campaign for asia, and australian bank westpac's home page. she also works with a decent number of stock photographers throughout the year.
ellen is a member of sag-aftra. you can see some of her work in the 'portfolio' and 'reels' pages.
RECENT || ellen recently produced a web series for awesomeness tv. in the past, she has produced a series of regional commercials for pg&e. last year, she produced two commercials for north east medical services, a medical clinic in the bay area. she's also done a few music videos in the past year.
HISTORY || ellen produced her first short film a year after moving to los angeles, which starred jorge garcia of the popular television series 'lost.' she went on to produce a ucla graduate thesis political period piece before producing a romance short written and directed by ken cheng, who went on to become a staff writer for the hit show 'wilfred.' she worked as production coordinator on 'gaykeith,' the directorial debut of actress leslie hope [the mentalist, private practice, etc.] that did well at many festivals, and on the independent feature film tentative titled 'white on rice' starring fiona gubelmann, who played the lead actress opposite elijah wood on 'wilfred.' she then produced 'ktown cowboys,' an award-winning web series starring comedians danny cho, bobby lee and justin chon of the 'twilight' saga that premiered at the directors' guild of america. ellen produces commercials, music videos and web projects when presented with the opportunity.
she was invited to speak at the sag diversity panel 'shattering asian american stereotypes' with actress sandra oh ['grey's anatomy'], casting director julia kim, producer ken mok ['america's next top model'], james hong ['kung fu panda'] and others.
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