Amelia O'Loughlin

ACTOR| WRITER | FILMMAKER

Amelia O'Loughlin is a British-Irish actor, writer and the founder of Freida Films. This year she's been writing/ developing several projects for screen; including I'm Still Ethan with Phoebe Lorenz, directed by Oliver William Smith. She's starred in an eclectic range of short films, primarily within drama and comedy, and feature films such as Irvine Welsh's Creation Stories directed by Nick Moran, and If by 40. Her TV debut was in Series 7 of BBC One's Call the Midwife directed by Claire Winyard.

In 2020, Amelia founded Freida Films; she created and directed documentary series Episodes Of starring Dee Tails, and wrote/starred in drama short The Gates directed by Raffaello Degruttola and comedy-drama pilot Starvin'.

Born and raised on the outskirts of London, Amelia trained in dance and gymnastics from a young age until attending The University of Leeds where she achieved a 1st class BA in Theatre & English. She's since performed on the stages of London, Barcelona, New York City and at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and in the U.S. she's worked closely with Carl Kwaku Ford and Susan Batson. She established Stone's Throw Theatre Co. in 2016, after which her literary and directorial debut These Four Walls toured UK theatres for 4 weeks. Her first experience in the film industry came with a several month stint in George Lucas's Solo: A Star Wars Story directed by Ron Howard as Emilia Clarke's double opposite Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover. In 2019, she was cast as the lead in Amir Reichart's latest sci-fi series.

Film of Choice: Whiplash