Eliot Rausch is a filmmaker from Los Angeles, California.
His short documentary Last Minutes With Oden won the Documentary Award and Grand Prize at the Vimeo Festival + Awards. He has since created films for organizations and brands including The Red Cross, Vans, the Veteran Affairs of America, Nike, Under Armour, Apple, Samsung and Duracell. His short film Find Your Understanding, created for Expedia was awarded “Most Tear-Jerking Viral Ad of the Year” by Ad Age and one of TED's 10 Best Ads of the Year. Eliot has been shortlisted for best direction at the AICP awards, his short film series, honoring those with Multiple Sclerosis, brought a Cannes Lion and Clio Award. In 2015 "Breathing Underwater" a deeply personal film, won "Best Director" at the One Screen Festival. He recently finished working along side Alejandro González Iñárritu, directing the documentary "A World Unseen", a complimentary piece to the Revenant. A lover of the underdog and those on the margins, Eliot in his spare time continues to look for ways to honor the resilience of ordinary heroes.