Academy Award-nominated Actress
Ellen Page, an Academy Award-nominated actress, continues to build upon her on screen presence with performances that span both tentpole and art-house films. Expanding on her impressive body of work, she has recently stepped behind the camera as a producer, shepherding passion projects on the big and small screen.
Upcoming, Page co-directed the documentary THERE’S SOMETHING IN THE WATER alongside Ian Daniel. The film, based on the book of the same name by Ingrid Waldron will make its world premiere at TIFF on Sunday, September 8. In the film, Page engages in deeply personal and political dialogue with women at the forefront of some of Nova Scotia’s most urgent environmental crises. The film makes a deep dive and explores the topic of environmental racism, poignantly shining a light on the Canadian government’s current and historical decisions to prioritize the profits of large corporations over the health of indigenous and African Nova Scotian communities.
Page is currently in production of season two of Netflix’s UMBRELLA ACADEMY with Executive Producer Steve Blackman (Fargo), based on the popular, Eisner award-winning comics and graphic novels created and written by Gerard Way. The series premiered in February 2019 to record breaking numbers and critical acclaim. The live action series follows Page’s family of dysfunctional superheroes as they work together to solve their father’s mysterious death. Page most recently starred in n Armistead Maupin’s TALES OF THE CITY reboot opposite Olympia Dukakis and Laura Linney who will reprise their original roles. The series premiered on Netflix in June
Page created, produced and starred in the ground-breaking documentary series GAYCATION which was nominated for an Emmy Award in its first season and second season. Executive Produced by Spike Jonze and Shane Smith for VICELAND, the series follows Page and her best friend Ian Daniel around the world exploring LGBTQ culture. The second season takes on personal stories and polarizing perspectives: the Orlando tragedy; activists in the Ukraine fighting for visibility and equality; an evolving India at odds with deep traditions; the often-hidden struggles in France; the stigma locals face in the Deep South; and the collision of morality in Washington, D.C. during the presidential inauguration.