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About Us


An Award-winning, Forbes 30 under 30 Company whose work has screened at BAFTA & Academy Qualifying Festivals across the globe. We've shot projects from London to Los Angeles, and have worked with a range of top talent, from BAFTA & Olivier Award Winners, to stellar new stars.

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Ella Greenwood

Ella Greenwood is an award-winning filmmaker and a FORBES 30 Under 30 Honouree.

Aged 18, she founded Broken Flames and wrote, directed and produced her first film 'Faulty Roots' with which was selected for BAFTA Qualifying festivals including Carmarthen Bay at which she won the Rising Star Award. She then wrote, directed and produced a range of projects for Broken Flames, the likes of which have starred BAFTA & Olivier Award Winners.

She is an ambassador for stem4, a leading teen mental health charity, and made the decision to have Broken Flames focus on mental health as raising awareness is something of great importance to her.  She has spoken on a range of panels including Victoria's 'Brands Disrupting the Norms' event and Havas'  'Mental Health in the Media Panel' for Suicide prevention day and has spoken at institutions such as The University of Oxford on how the media can impact mental health. She recently became an ambassador for Eyeko London, and featured in their Limitless Campaign which premiered on ITV.

She was awarded Creative Pioneer of the Year at the 2021 Darkus Magazine Awards and is a Women of the Future Award Winner.

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Maya Bartley O'Dea

Maya joined Broken Flames Productions as a Producer on 'Why Wouldn't I Be?' which stars Harry Collett (House of the Dragon') and Elizabeth Berrington (HBO's 'The Nevers'), was made in support of the mental health charity HUMEN and premiered at BIFA Qualifying Manchester Film Festival. She then worked on 'Better Get Better' starring Elisha Applebaum (Netflix's 'Fate: The Winx Saga') and Aliyah Odoffin (BBC's 'Everything I Know about Love'), followed by 'Bibimbap for One' which premiered at BAFTA Qualifying Norwich Film Festival,  'Twofold' and  'Mayward Road'. She is a producer on 'Once upon a Riot' which is a Broken Flames & Dreamotion Studios production that was filmed in London and Los Angeles. She is Co-Director of the Lucas A. Ferrara Film Fund and leads the development of Broken Flames' upcoming projects including features, documentaries and TV shows.

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