Award-Winning actress, director, and screenwriter, Esmeralda Seay-Reynolds has been in the public eye since she was 16, starring in Marc Jacobs and Dolce and Gabbana campaigns, appearing alongside Miley Cyrus, walking Chanel, Saint Laurent, Gucci and Fendi.
As a high fashion model, Esmeralda got to work with some of the most famous photographers, artists, directors and fashion names in the world including, Grace Coddington, Anna Wintour, Tim Walker, Rachel Feinstein, John Currin, Sofia Coppola and Denis Villeneuve. She was profiled in magazines such as Vogue, WWD, ID and LOVE.
Esmeralda now uses her experiences in fashion and art to enhance her storytelling as an actor, writer, and director. She also is a Council Member of the Model Alliance, which seeks to end trafficking and other abuses in Fashion, and got the Adult Survivors Act passed in New York. She additionally does activism for mental health, articles for Livetheprocess, Thrive, Childsmind Institute, etc.
Esmeralda's directorial debut short, Venus, is currently in the film festival circuit, amassing accolades and awards for Best Of, Best Drama, Best Female Lead, and Social Change Awards. She is shepherding her award-winning feature scripts into pre-production and also working on her first novel, Blood Tide.