Amelia Rico is also an award winning Writer, Director, Editor and 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+. She has worked on multiple all female cast films and all minority cast films and she plans to continue working with other local Writers and Producers to showcase new voices and create diverse and rich films filled with new and unseen stories.

Actor Services

Amelia Rico and her husband, Art Ornelas, also offer Monologue and Indie Film Workshops, where actors can create their own content. With over 15 years experience writing and creating content, Amelia loves writing monologues and ensemble scripts for film ready talent. Check out Ricornel Production’s Actor Services for more info.

Amelia Rico directed the English-Language premiere of Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter by Caridad Svich at Main Street Theater with an all Latinx cast.

Amelia Rico directed the music video for Hannah Herrera’s single, Fall Apart.

I directed the award winning play, The Book of Magdalene by Caridad Svich, which received favorable reviews from The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

Something Like Sunshine

Amelia Rico produced, directed, edited and color graded L.J. Waller’s web series, Something Like Sunshine. Featuring a full cast of Black and Latinx actors, Something Like Sunshine is about 2 sisters trying to find their way to each other.


Amelia Rico has written many scripts, including Horror-Comedy feature, ZomBFFs, which follows a group of girls into adulthood, when they accidentally bring their childhood BFF back from the dead. ZomBFFs is full of crude humor, thrilling drama and female empowerment.


Amelia Rico produced/wrote/directed and edited short film, TAROKI, as a companion film to her feature, ZomBFFs, following a group of young girls who stumble upon the TAROKI board on their way home. 

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