Holly Elson has been working in film and television in a variety of genres for over 12 years. As a documentary filmmaker, she combines archive material with a cinematic approach to tell personal stories across multiple platforms. She has made documentaries for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Discovery and UKTV History. Credits include The Tie That Binds (BBC Scotland, Scottish Documentary Institute); Pauline, Sheila and Joan, (nominated for a Royal Television Society Award for best documentary); Timescape, an archive based ARG for UK Arts Council; Recycled History of Recycling, supported by Britdoc, and music documentaries about The Rolling Stones and Elton John. Holly was selected for Emerging Visions, a program honouring 25 breakout filmmakers hosted by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the IFP, as part of the New York Film Festival. Since 2011 she has been working as transmedia consultant and creative producer with the Imperial War Museum on a digital project entitled Lives of the First World War to mark the 2014 centenary.