Alice Elliott produced and directed The Collector of Bedford Street, which won Best Documentary, the Audience Award and The Horizon Award at its world premiere at the Aspen Short Film Festival. At the USA Festival it won the Family Award. At the Florida Film Festival, it won both the Audience Award for favorite short film and the Florida Forever Filmmaker Award honoring the film that best represents insights into the human condition. It will be part of the National Council on Foundations touring festival and was awarded a Henry Hampton Award from the Council. In addition to these award winning screenings, it has been shown at 20 film festivals. Most recently, The Collector of Bedford Street was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Short Documentary of 2002.
Elliott produced the award-winning documentary Diamonds in the Rough about the inner city baseball team at George Washington High School in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Diamonds won best documentary at the South Beach Film Festival, received an award at the Columbus Film Festival and won the Bronze Apple Award from National Educational Media. She co-produced Grist for the Mill.
As a writer, Elliott wrote for the Nickelodeon series Are You Afraid of the Dark? Her three plays for young audiences have been published and produced in New York City and around the country. She teaches for NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies in the film, video and broadcasting department. Before writing and directing, she worked as an actress and performed for ten years on the ABC daytime television drama, Loving.