Rhys Ernst

Rhys Ernst is the director of the film ADAM, which will be screened at the festival cinema Cinema Arthouse on friday, October 18.

He is a filmmaker and artist. He is a Producer and Director on Amazon’s “Transparent” and created the title sequence for the series. He was nominated for a 2015 Emmy Award for directing and producing the webseries “Transparent: This Is Me,” which won a Special Recognition GLAAD Award. In 2016 he teamed up with Focus Features to create the online series, “We’ve Been Around.” In addition to the 2014 Whitney Biennial, Ernst has shown work at Sundance, Oberhausen, and The Hammer Museum; he has won awards at Outfest, Chicago International Film Festival and the LA Transgender Film Festival; and he was a Point Scholar, a Project Involve Fellow, and was awarded with the 2015 Point Foundation Horizon Award and the ACLU Liberty Award for his work on transgender representation in the media. His feature film, Adam, produced by James Schamus and Howard Gertler, premieres at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

Friday, October 18, 2019


4:00 PM ADAM Cinema