Elliot Montague is a transgender fictional narrative and documentary filmmaker. His films explore the nuances of trans and queer narratives through engagement with familial relationships, spirits, and rural landscapes. His work has contributed significantly to the current wave of "New Trans Cinema." Over the past two decades, Elliot's films have received international recognition at dozens of festivals and museums, including the Media Arts Festival in Osnabruck, Germany, the Paris Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival, the Tribeca Film Festival, the Anthology Film Archives in New York, and the Dashanzi Arts Festival in Beijing, among others. He was a director for Rhys Ernst's award-winning documentary series, We’ve Been Around, and is currently creating a docuseries that features a youth-led transformative justice organization in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Elliot is a twice recipient of the prestigious Princess Grace Award from the Princess Grace Foundation and his films are partially distributed through Women Make Movies and Video Data Bank. Elliot is currently in post-production on his narrative film Light on a Path, Follow. He teaches film production within the Five College Consortium in Western Massachusetts.