Amelia O'Loughlin


Founder/ Director of Freida Films, Producer of the company's debut narrative film I'm Still Ethan; Creator of documentary series Episodes Of (both of which are fast approaching festival submissions); actress, screenwriter, art lover.  Amelia is currently in development with several projects for screen; including I'm Still Ethan for TV alongside Phoebe Lorenz. As the driving force behind the making of I'm Still Ethan (short film), Amelia brought on board the brilliant Kae Tempest; she partnered with Crest Advisory, G4S/HMP Parc and Enon Films; she also cast BIFA-winner Dave Johns and rising star Louie Collibee, along with co-writing and starring in the production. 

As an actress she's worked across stage, TV & film; starring in an eclectic range of shorts, primarily within drama and comedy, and feature films such as Irvine Welsh's Creation Stories directed by Nick Moran. TV work includes ITV Studio's Angela Black opposite Joanne Froggatt. 

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 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 screenplay Smoke & Mirrors came 2nd in Cold Smoke Productions Feature Film Award; she is now on her 29th draft and thinks she might be somewhere close to fruition. 

Film of Choice: No Country for Old Men