Elena has a BA in screenwriting and a MA in film production at UNATC, Bucharest. Since 2019, she has been working at Manifest Film. She is an alumnus of CineLink Producers Lab in Sarajevo, East-West Talent Lab 2022, East Doc Series – 2022 with the documentary series Imaginary Youth and Ex Oriente Film – 2022 with the documentary project Chasing Stumps. She was part of projects such as the EFA awards nominee Acasă, My home (dr. Radu Ciorniciuc), which premiered in Sundance Film Festival; Timebox (dr. Nora Agapi), acquired by HBO, and Between Revolutions which premiered in Berlinale Forum 2023. She is developing and producing features, series and shorts, documentaries as well as fiction, by established and emerging directors.