Stephen Ellis A.C.E. has worked as a freelance film editor since the early 2000s. He is now based in Melbourne, Australia, but was originally based in London where he worked on documentaries for all the major UK broadcasters. He has cut more than seventy films and series for worldwide TV and cinema. His films include major award-winners including Emmy, BAFTA, RTS, Grierson and Peabody awards. Ellis is a BAFTA and Emmy winner has been nominated for a prestigious Eddie award and an Academy Award.

Although a long-form documentary specialist, Ellis has experience across a broad range of filmmaking. He has cut commercials for a number of major brands and agencies. He has edited dramas and has cut trailers and pitch teasers for countless projects.

He lives in Melbourne, Australia where he works as a freelance editor. He also offers consultancy on both style and workflow for projects of any size.