A Production Co.

Brooklyn, NY


Ellmaker Dee is a full service commercial production company with specialization in narrative film, commercials, and music videos. We create story-based work that builds on the vision of our clients while providing a seamless production from beginning to end.
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Birds of Paradise

Trailer / Corfu

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Trailer / South Africa

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Electric Band

Music Video / Wild Flag

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Haleakala and Kaupo Gap

Nikonos-V / Ektar 100

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Total Freak

Trailer / Catskills

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Chevrolet Equinox

World Cup / 30 Second

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Esprit de corps

Interactive Visual Catalog / Elie Tahari

Click to view A Mighty Nice Man

A Mighty Nice Man

BAFTA Nominated / HBO

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Honda Jazz

Flowers for Chloe / Honda



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D. Kahane

Daniella Kahane is a Peabody award-winning filmmaker and content creator/producer. Her films have played at top film festivals including Sundance, Tribeca, Toronto, Telluride, SXSW, and others. Daniella graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English and Film Studies from Barnard College, Columbia University and with an MFA from Columbia University, School of the Arts. She is the recipient of the HBO Young Producer’s Award and was first runner up for the prestigious Producers Guild of America Award.

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J. Dee

Jonathan Dee received his BA in Film Directing and Art History from Loyola Marymount University and an MFA in Film Directing from Columbia University. Upon graduation, he was meritoriously awarded a Sony TAG Fellowship for directing. His film Lily went on to win numerous awards including Best Director and Best Film at the DGA. Since then, Jonathan has directed narrative and commercial work around the globe. His project, A Mighty Nice Man, is the current recipient of the 2013 HBO Development Award.

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A. Ellmaker

Andrew Ellmaker was born in Portland, Oregon. After studying film and photography at Tufts University, he showed video work in the Oregon Biennial and two short films at SXSW film festival. He spent a few years in the commercial world directing web content for Wieden + Kennedy and producing NBA videos for Adidas before going back to school to get an MFA at Columbia University. Ellmaker's short film, Total Freak, was awarded the 20th Century Fox Outstanding Achievement in Comedy in 2013.



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Phone (630) 973-9477


2015 BAFTA NOMINEE image


A Mighty Nice Man was one of eight films nominated for the 2015 BAFTA Best Student Film Award. The winner will be announced at an event held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing …

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Tribeca Film Festival 2015 Critic’s Choice

Jonathan Dee’s film A Mighty Nice Man was named to the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival critic’s choice list by The Independent. The senior film critic called the film a splendid adaptation that is beautifully acted …

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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Official Selection

Jonathan Dee’s A Mighty Nice Man will make its domestic premiere in competition at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. The Festival runs from April 15-23 in lower Manhattan. A Mighty Nice Man was 1 of …