Filmmaker - Actress - Model - Social Entrepreneur
Based in New York , USA
2014 Harlem International Film Festival
BEST SHORT SHORTS for THE WAY YOU LOVE.
2014 CinemaAvennire Film Festival
BEST DIRECTOR AWARD for THE WAY YOU LOVE.
2014 Queens World Film Festival COMMUNITY AWARD.
2012 CinemAvennire Film Festival
BEST ACTRESS AWARD for SCRATCH by Riccardo Brex.
Lydia Darly, was born and raised in Paris (France), and is originally from Guadeloupe. She was first discovered as an actress at Age 17 when she was invited to audition for Mathieu kassovitz film''Cafe au Lait'' thus began her journey and passion for theater and films.
She was part of several experimental and avant-garde theater companies in Paris as a teenager, before her journey as aspiring actress and model took her to Rome, where she continued her passion for acting. She was featured in ''The Exorcist the beginning'' alongside Stellan Skarsgard and acted in several TV series in Rome.
Lydia love of American Cinema and desire to develop and perfect her craft took her to New York City. She studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and the Susan Batson studio.
Lydia was recently cast as Molly Bloom in '' The Ulysses Project'' featuring Aiden Gillen and John Turturro.
Lydia is a an Award Winning Filmmaker and Actress and
the Co-Founder of The NOVA Frontier Film Festival & Lab
Lydia is a frequent guest speaker in support of emerging indie filmmakers and women in film.
Lydia is Fluent in French and Italian.