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Constantly focused on improving her craft Eleanora aspires to create worlds for the screen as a place to host stories of intrinsic humanity and social import.


Eleanora Steiner is an Australian-Peruvian filmmaker currently living in Sydney, Australia.

Her highest achievement so far has been as production designer of All These Creatures, winner of the ‘Short Film Palme d’Or’ at the 71st Festival de Cannes 2018. Screening at over 100 film festivals, including the Toronto International Film Festival, Raindance and Busan. The film has won 37 awards, notably; an Australian Academy Award for ‘Best Short Fiction Film’ at the 8th AACTA Awards, ‘Best Australian Short Film’ at the 67th Melbourne International Film Festival, ‘Best Live Action Short’ at the 66th Sydney Film Festival, ‘Best International Short Film’ at the 43rd Hong Kong International Film Festival and ‘Best Short Fiction Film’ at the 16th Tirana International Film Festival.

Other notable achievements have been as designer of This Perfect Day, selected to screen at Tribeca 2019. Beast, screening at Palm Springs and Hollyshorts and winner of ‘Best Australian Short Film’ at Flickerfest in 2017. Waste of Time selected as a Top 16 Finalist at Tropfest in 2015, and the pilot episode of The Superwog Show which was nominated for an AACTA Award for ‘Best Online Video’ in 2018 and was the most watched Youtube video in Australia for 2017 reaching over 1 million views in its first 48 hours online.

In music videos Eleanora has been fortunate to collaborate with internationally renowned artists; Paul Kelly, The Amity Affliction, Tonight Alive, The Bombay Royal, The Thundamentals and Peking Duk. The latter of whom received a nomination for ‘Best Music Video’ at the 2018 ARIA Awards for their track “Fire” extracted from the cinematic project Reprisal.

Commercially Eleanora has worked for clients: The University of Melbourne, Garnier, Momentum Energy, iiNet, Blundstone, EcoStore, Cha Time, Hyundai, Lifeline, Carlton Draught and Mercedes Benz.

Growing up in Aqupampa, a remote village below Mount Huascarán in the Andean Mountains of Peru, Eleanora returned to Australia to pursue education in 1999. Graduating with a BA double major in the History of Philosophy of Science, and English Theatre Studies from the University of Melbourne. A lifetime practitioner of Art Eleanora began filmmaking alongside her studies and has never ceased working on projects since.

For any collaboration enquires please do not hesitate to make contact.