Jordy Sank is a South African director with a passion for emotive storytelling, with a strong vision of crafting content that evokes truth, and deep meaning. I Am Here is his feature documentary directorial debut. His short film, ‘The Locket’, was nominated for a South African Film and Television Award in 2017, and screened at various international festivals. Jordy has worked in South Africa’s advertising industry, being guided and mentored by commercials-directing giants. He has directed video content for many brands including KFC, Vodacom and Telkom. He grew up alongside Ella and listened to her heart-wrenching stories of perseverance, resilience and strength. This inspired him to embark on this passion project that has been a dream of his for over 15 years.