Documentary Filmmaker

Elena Gaby

About Elena

Elena Gaby is ​an award-winning filmmaker who specializes in

non-fiction storytelling.  She is a Brazilian-American,  

a Nantucket-Native, and a proud alum of Vassar College.  

In 2019, Elena is making her feature-length directorial debut  at Tribeca Film Festival with the Sci-Fi Documentary, I AM HUMAN, alongside Co-Director, Taryn Southern.   

Elena's first short film, Paper State: Undocumented, Unafraid, Undeterred,

won Best Student Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014. 

Her television credits include Showtime's Seven Deadly Sins,

CNN's The Hunt with John Walsh, and CNN's Inside Man.

She resides with her husband, Kenneth, in Brooklyn, NY. She speaks Portuguese and Spanish.