Elaine is a documentary filmmaker, media artist and visual journalist. She is the director and producer of Hollow, a Peabody-award winning interactive documentary about life in Appalachia. Her work has been featured in the New York TimesThe AtlanticLA Times,  and PBS Mediashift and has screened nationally and internationally. In 2013, Filmmaker Magazine named Sheldon one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film. Sheldon has a BS in News Editorial Journalism from West Virginia University and a MFA in Visual and Media Arts from Emerson College.