Ellen von Unwerth is a photographer and director. In addition to her career as fashion photographer, filmmaker and video director, her work has been collected in numerous books. Her photographs have been widely exhibited internationally and won several photography prizes and shortfilms prizes at film festivals. After a decade as a fashion model, von Unwerth brought a first-hand knowledge of the kinetic energy of fashion photo shoots to the creation of her own photographs. An ever-growing celebrity list includes some of the biggest names in fashion, art, music and design and Ellen continues to exhibit her work in prestigious galeries worldwide.