Seattle Channel | KCTS | Double V Development

“Elliat is a passionate, driven filmmaker whose 10 year interest in BOI culture has taken her into the lives of people living with varied gender identities. Her thoughtful observations about what it means to be female or male, draw us in without being exploitive. The characters’ trust in her is evidenced by their candor. By giving…

Queer Rebels

“Elliat is incredibly inspiring! She is an innovator, a creative visionary, feminist documentarian, and committed community scholar. Elliat is a do-er, a builder, full of feminist ethos and DIY-know-how. She started a national queer arts festival at the age of 19, created more than 20 films, and screened them in 40+ festivals! Elliat is nothing…

Verbena Health | Corvid Contractors

“Elliat is a smart lady! She has the capacity to think outside and beyond “the box.” Elliat brings whole systems thinking, creativity, and passion to all her endeavors. Through my past work with her, and knowing her as a person, I have a deep respect for her drive and ability to envision change and create…

Pat Graney Company

“Elliat brings more than a sharpened set of media and management skills to the table when managing a project. She also brings artistic expertise, patience and compassion, which is vital in dealing with and managing large and diverse groups of people. Acting as a liaison between many of the collaborating artists on a large project,…

Seattle Documentary Association

“As the President of the Seattle Documentary Association, Elliat uses her masterful community building skills to help make film thrive in the city of Seattle. SeaDoc is thrilled to have her at the helm.” – Amy Benson, SeaDoc Events Coordinator & Director of “Drawing the Tiger”

Northwest Film Forum

“Elliat Graney-Saucke is a powerful community builder, a talented artist and media maker, an inspiring creative leader and teacher, and an all-around invaluable member of the arts and culture community.” – Courtney Sheehan, Executive Director