Ella Manzheeva was born in 1981 in Elista, The Republic of Kalmykia, Russia. She studied music from childhood and graduated from the Musical College, with specialization in the violin. In 2005 she graduated from St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television, specializing as Sound Director, from the class of Professor Grigoriy Frank. In 2007 she entered the Postgraduate School of Scriptwriters and Film Directors, Moscow, Russia, specializing as director.
2015 «The Gulls», feature film 87 min
2009 «A Steppe Inside Her», experimental 14min
2008 «Uninvited. Steppe», fiction 5min
2007 «Prazdnik», documentary 5min
St. Anna Festival for Student and Debut Films, Moscow, Russia, 2009 – Diploma
International film festival Schwaebisch Hall – Formula Mundi, 2009 – 1st place in art/experimental category