DGM Alumni Stories: Ellie Robinson

Photo of Ellie Robinson by Gabriel Mayberry

Ellie Robinson College of Engineering and Technology 2020 Dean's Track Student Winner talks about her journey to two degrees at UVU. While getting her degree in Digital Cinema Production, Ellie completed a  feature-length screenplay and represented the university at the Austin Screenwriting Festival. 


"I was born and raised in Sandy, Utah, and lived in the same house my whole life. My amazing parents provided a great childhood for my younger sister and me. As a little girl, I could always be found playing in the kiddie pool in our backyard. It had a small slide, so I thought it was the coolest thing in the world. I always had a creative imagination, so I loved drawing, creative writing, and dancing. During middle school and high school, I did a lot of dancing. In high school, I was a part of the dance company, production company (which was an acting program), and I was the Sterling Scholar in art, as well as an artist student body officer. People always joked that I should have had a bed in the school because of how involved I was. " Read More at UVU Review