Meet Elinor Bunin Munroe

Elinor Bunin Munroe is an Emmy award-winning creator, designer, director and producer of live action and animated films for television, and opening title sequences for feature films. Her films have received over 100 major awards and are included in the Paley Center for the Media. Ellie was Creative Director of WNET Channel 13, Senior Designer at CBS Television, and a painter who taught at City College of New York. Her paintings have been shown in various exhibitions, and one has recently been acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ellie is a graduate of New York University and has a Master's degree from Columbia.

She was a founding member of New York Women in Film and Television, and is currently a Lifetime Trustee of the Aspen Institute. In addition to being a current member of the Board of Trustees of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Ellie has also been a board member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the American Federation of Arts.

Designed by the esteemed architect David Rockwell, the Film Society’s newest screening venue, the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, has already welcomed tens of thousands of film lovers through its doors.


Photo by Albert Vecerka / Esto.

Opening Title Sequences by Elinor Bunin Munroe:
The Producers
War and Peace
Color Me Barbra / CBS
Lilith / Columbia Pictures
The Great American Dream Machine / PBS
Don Rickle's Brooklyn / CBS
Welcome Home Johnny Bristol / CBS
The Best of Families / PBS
Six American Families / Westinghouse, Group W
ABC Afterschool Special / ABC
The Rookies / ABC
The Angel Levine
Ask NBC News
Funshine Saturday / ABC
Funshine Saturday, Underwater / ABC
CBS Sports
BED / Electric Company
The New York Shakespeare Festival / CBS
The Unknown War
J.T.
An American Family

Partial List of Awards:
Annecy Animation Festival
Atlanta International Film Festival
Cannes
Chicago International Film Festival
CINE- Golden Eagle
Creativity
Emmy Award
Graphis
Houston International Film Festival
International Film & TV Festival of New York
Miami International Film Festival
The New York Art Directors Club
Zagreb International Film Festival

Press the play button to watch a clip reel of some of Elinor Bunin Munroe's most notable work:

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