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Elle Key

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Elle Key

Partner, Bigger Picture Media Group
Elle Key

Elle Key is an award-winning film, television, and commercial director, writer, and producer. She was born in New York City and spent her early years working off-Broadway with theater companies such as Malaparte, Naked Angels, and the Atlantic. She then went on to produce a number of independent feature films including Nanette Burstein’s Sundance award-winning documentary American Teen, August with Josh Hartnett, Naomi Harris, and David Bowie, and was a second unit producer on Doug Liman’s Fair Game with Sean Penn and Naomi Watts. She is the co-president and founder of Bigger Picture Media Group and has been writing and directing with, and for, her partner Keegan-Michael Key for almost a decade. She has written and directed numerous commercial campaigns as well as several projects for the NFL, the Pro-Bowl, the Peabody Awards, the Gotham Awards, and she was the first female head writer for The NFL Honors. She was an executive producer on Brain Games for Disney/Nat Geo, as well as an executive producer with James Corden for Game On! for CBS. She is a member of the Creative Coalition, Women in Film, and is on the Leadership Council of RFK Human Rights. In 2022, Elle won the People’s Voice Webby Award for Best Writing for her original Audible series The History of Sketch Comedy.