Ellen Gurney – Senior Entertainment Executive: Creative Affairs Director, Producer, Project Manager

Ellen Gurney has more than 10 years of experience as a Creative Executive inthe family entertainment industry for the Walt Disney Company. She is experi-enced in unifying and motivating teams to produce innovative results in film,script, product, pitching, and promotion. She is a skillful negotiator and assimila-tor who brings together varied views and interests and weaves them into cohe-sive implementation plans. Her straightforward, diplomatic, clear communicatorstyle has enabled her to bringing out the best in every person and situation toachieve corporate objectives. Ellen has successfully developed and managedcreative slates in long and short form entertainment. She possesses the opera-tional skills needed to manage budgets and schedules and the interpersonalskills required to mentor and inspire staff to excel.