Ellamo Foundation Founder
Manely Ellamo is a Catalan/Dutch visionary entrepreneur and filmmaker.
Has Andalusian roots, was born in Barcelona (Spain), and was raised in The Netherlands.
As a second-year film student, the academy offered him to edit Final Exam Films. During his study at the Dutch Film Academy, NFTVA in Amsterdam Manely was responsible for eight graduation films as an editor, and sometimes co-director and co-producer. Predominantly films with a challenging social and humane theme such as the critically acclaimed film "Wally Tax Outsider."
He worked with the Cuban director Lázaro Burría Perez as producer and editor on the likewise acclaimed film "Isa a portrait," which was selected for Locarno Film Festival and received an honorable mention there. The film won awards such as best film in Cuba and a special mention at the
Unesco Film Festival.
Manely focuses on entertaining films and projects that matter
and have a positive and humane value to support humanity.
For this purpose, he set up the Ellamo Foundation and later the
production company Maria Isabel Productions (MIP).
The goal is
"Advancing Humanity through Knowledge & Entertainment"
This slogan is the nature of Manely, the artist, called by colleagues a visionary.
He has been passionate about sciences, technology, and humanity from an early age.
Manely is the upcoming author of the book 'Dealing With Healing'
which is related to the project 'Wim Hof 'The Ice Man' Film.'
To be published in 2023