Ely Lester is a artist and animator.
- Home on the Range (rough inbetweener)
- Treasure Planet (rough inbetweener)
- Atlantis: The Lost Empire (rough inbetweener)
- The Emperor's New Groove (additional clean-up artist)
- Fantasia 2000 (breakdown artist)
- Tarzan (additional clean-up artist)
- Mulan (breakdown animator: "The Matchmaker")
- Hercules (inbetween artist: "Pegasus")
- The Hunchback of Notre Dame (inbetween artist: "Archdeacon")
- Other work includes "The Simpsons", "The Simpsons Take the Bowl" and "The Simpsons Movie".
- Other role includes being a assistant director
- Has been referred to as a character layout artist, lead character layout artist and animatic layout artist.