Elinor Svoboda is a Toronto based director and screenwriter. Elinor's work has spanned the genres of short fiction, documentary and experimental. Her latest short science fiction film, Merus Breach, premiered at Fantasia Film festival in Montreal in 2013. In 2012 she was Juno and Grammy nominated for her short music documentary featuring Canadian musicians Tegan and Sara in Tegan and Sara: INDIA.
With years of industry experience as a sound technician, Elinor approaches her work with a unique audio-based approach. Coupled with a strong visual sensibility, her films create a poetic experience that immerses the viewer in a state or feeling. Themes of consciousness are prevalent in her work and often see the bridging two broken worlds together. Elinor derives much of her inspiration from her spirituality and work as a faculty member of the Training in Power Academy.
Elinor is currently completing her Masters in Fine Arts in Film Production at York University. Eternity Without Stars, her latest short fiction that explores parallel realities, is currently in post production.