AMELIA O'LOUGHLIN

ACTOR| WRITER| FILMMAKER

Amelia is a British-Irish actor, writer, filmmaker and the Founder of Freida Films.

She founded the company in April 2020 as a means of creating space for independent filmmaking at the height of the pandemic.

Amelia's in-development with Freida Films' sixth film: An Ode to Cinema which she's directing/ EP-ing. 

She wrote, produced and starred in the company's award-winning debut: I'm Still Ethan opposite Dave Johns and with music by Kae Tempest.

 

She works between narrative and documentary film and her other projects include To Butcher a Bird, Episodes OfIf the Walls Could Speak (in post-production/ doing the festival circuit). She's drawn to real life, socially-relevant and topical stories, with punchy dialogue, authentic characters, and often collaborates with musicians, spoken-word artists, and uses poetry in her storytelling. Her love of music has seen her producing and hosting events across London as one half of Speak Productions. With a keen interest in collaborating with emerging voices in the arts. 

In 2017 she established Stone's Throw Theatre Company and toured literary and directorial debut These Four Walls. The play explored homelessness and the prevalent housing crises at the time - in association with Clean Break Theatre Company.

FILM OF CHOICE: NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

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