Indigenous Actress / Director / Filmmaker

Texas Based

Bringing dark secrets to light through the stories of my ancestors

About Amelia

Amelia Rico is a multi-hyphenate Indigenous Actress, Director and Filmmaker from San Antonio, TX. You can currently see her in season 1 of 1923 on Paramount/Paramount+, Dark Winds on AMC and Mo on Netflix as well as ABC’s GREY’S ANATOMY,  Paramount’s YELLOWSTONE, CWs WALKER and Welcome to Blumhouse anthology feature MADRES, on Amazon Prime. 

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Award Winning Projects by Amelia Rico

Amelia Rico is also an award-winning Writer, Director, Editor as well as Producer. She believes that representation matters so she strives to always use her voice to amplify other under-represented minorities, including but not limited to female, POC and LGBTQ+.

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The Book of Magdalene

as reviewed by The New York Times and Wall Street Journal

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Austin Indie Fest "Director's Choice" 2019

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Something like Sunshine

Best Director and Best Writer Christian Film Festival 2017

Fluidly shot onstage at Main Street Theater in Houston, Amelia Rico’s meticulous production triggers sense memories of watching fresh work up close in small spaces, where the ingenuity of unfamiliar artists can surprise you.

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