About | Paula Bryant-Ellis

About, Director and Producer
Paula Bryant-Ellis (Photo by Nicolle M. Whalen)

Paula Bryant-Ellis is a Los Angeles-based film director and producer. Prior to returning to the entertainment industry, where she started her career as an accountant in television, she held multiple leadership roles in banking as a corporate executive.

She’s studied filmmaking and producing at the New York Film Academy in New York and Los Angeles and is currently studying filmmaking at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).  She’s a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, in Cambridge, MA; she holds MBA from University of Phoenix and a BA in Accounting from Concordia University in Austin, Texas.

She’s a wife (married 34 years), mother and entrepreneur and understands the challenges women face today with relationships, families and careers.

Through “Mary Esther Ruth” she shares inspirational and motivational tools and resources, life stories and about her relationship with Christ.  Her vision is to encourage the over 3 billion women in the world today, to stay strong in pursuit of their purpose.

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