Brooke H. Cellars

Writer, Director – “Violet Butterfield: Makeup Artist for the Dead”

Brooke is an award-winning filmmaker and has a BA in Moving Image Arts from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.  She has written and directed seven short horror films, Violet Butterfield being her sixth. Ever since she was a kid, she has written horror stories and always dreamed of being a filmmaker. It wasn’t until she was 37 when she had the opportunity and the confidence to direct her first short film. She is a multi-faceted filmmaker having worn many hats on others and her own productions. Other than filmmaking, Brooke is dedicated to growing the film community in her hometown. She independently founded the first horror film festival (Warped Witch). Most recently, she (alongside Wicken Taylor) became co-directors of the Pride Acadiana: Queer Film Festival.