Filmmakers and Crew

Amy C. Elliott

Amy C. Elliott is a photographer and documentary filmmaker based in New York City. She has been shooting motion and still editorial assignments for over fifteen years, with a particular focus on regional American culture. She directed and shot the feature documentaries Wicker Kittens (2014) and World’s Largest (2010). She was awarded the American Society of Media Photographer’s Best of 2012 honors for The War Within, a major multimedia project for The American Legion, focusing on post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans. Other clients include The New York Times, American Road and The Public Art Fund. She is a graduate of Princeton University.

Elizabeth Donius

Elizabeth Donius is a producer, filmmaker and arts administrator. In addition to Salvage, she collaborated with Amy Elliott on the documentary World’s Largest, on several segments for the Independent Film Channel series Split Screen, and on their first film project, the narrative feature Headless. Elizabeth served for many years as the Executive Director of the IFP Chicago, a member-advocacy organization for filmmakers across the Midwest. She lives in New Haven, Connecticut, where she produced the Children’s Film Festival for the Yale Center for British Art and managed the Community Programs for the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, identifying and developing programs at the intersection of the New Haven community and visiting international artists.


Bill Staines – Composer