Writer / Director

Elisa’s writing and direction work is done under the name Jessica Elisa Boyd, through her film company St Elmo Pictures.

An associate BAFTA member, Jessica has lived in both London and Los Angeles where, in March 2013 she wrote and directed her first short film, ‘Three and a Half Songs’, a love story set in the world of the Los Angeles music industry, starring Erik Audé and singer/songwriter Laura Evans.

Her second film, Sogni D’Oro (Dreams of Gold) as writer/director and actress followed in 2014 back in Europe. Starring Russ Abbot, Philip Battley and young newcomers Aliyah Haynes and Rachel Preston, Sogni D’Oro won Best Drama at the 2014 Portobello Film Festival in London, and was officially selected for the 2014 LA Shorts, LA Womens’, Boston, New York City International, Tiburon and Newport Beach Film Festivals.

Art in Heaven appeared in 2016, and was an Official Selection at the London Independent, Portobello and Newport Beach Film Festivals, as well as the prestigious Cannes Court Metrage.

Jessica is writing her first feature film which will go into production in collaboration with Los Angeles producer Basil Moore. 

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