Amelia Cornick is a Canadian actor based out of Halifax, Nova Scotia. She has recently played a lead role in Ron Foley MacDonald’s latest feature film ‘Love and Doom’ (winning Best Screenplay and nominated for Best Ensemble Cast at the MBTF Awards in the UK) as well as his previous feature film ‘Sleepwatching’ which aired last fall on Eastlink TV. She has previously played recurring characters on Bell TV show ‘Real Wrestling’ and Eastlink TV show ‘The Motherload’, as well as a police officer on the Bell TV true crime show ‘Halifax Homicide’, which became a number one show on their network.
She has had the joy of playing in twenty-three short films over the past few years, including ‘Blue Nude’, a Nova Scotia College of Arts and Design production which was featured in FIN (Atlantic International) & NFFTY film festivals; and ‘Flesh of my Flesh’, a Goblin Den Productions short film which was a semi-finalist in the 15 Second Horror Film Challenge. She also appeared in the 48 Hour Film Project with Goblin Den Productions ‘Alter Ego’, which won six awards.
Originally from Labrador, Amelia performed in a number of local theatre productions and attended the Royal Conservatory Music Speech Arts and Drama Youth Program. After moving to Nova Scotia to study at King’s-Edgehill School with a music & theatrical arts scholarship, she furthered her training in acting with various coaches, workshops, and classes; and studied acting at Dalhousie’s Fountain School of Performing Arts (earning a 4.3 GPA in both of her acting courses); alongside continuing to act and perform in local theatre productions, before choosing to pursue a career in film and television in 2020.