Emalia Burford

Actor, Model, Musician

New South Wales, Australia
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Do Your Own Thing - Emalia

Debut Single.

Physical Details

Height:
167 cm / 5ft 6in
Hips:
88 cm / 35in
Weight:
60 kg / 132 lbs
Dress Size:
8 - 10
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Eye color:
Brown
Chest:
88 cm / 35 in
Hair color:
Brown
Skin color:
Olive
Hair length:
Long
Waist:
71 cm / 28in
Hair type:
Curly

Credits

2017
  • MyGymBuddy Advert : Actress
  • Domayne Catalogue Product Shoot : Model
  • Panadol Activation (Online Advertisement Campaign) : Featured Extra
  • Baby Dole - Short Film : Jamie (Lead Role)
  • The Way You Are - Short Film : Lead Role
  • I'm Alright - Short Film : Emily (Lead Role)
  • Hanging With - Disney Channel Australia : Guest Performer/Interview
  • Benny Nelson - Follow Me (Music Video) : Lead Female/Love Interest
  • The Damned - Short Film : Diana (Lead Role)
  • Open - Short Film : Samantha (Lead Role)
  • Anma Blue Swimwear Lookbook : Model
  • Vox FM Radio : Guest and Co-Host
  • 'On Your Own' - Single Release : Emalia (Artist)
  • F45 Shellharbour : Brand Ambassador
  • SketchShe #NEVERHAPPENS Skit Video : Guest Actress
  • Smalltown - Feature Film : Rachael Tantarro (Lead Role)
2016
  • i98FM Radio : Guest (Debut Single Promotion)
  • Lakoi Swimwear Fashion Shoot : Model
  • AK Runway Collection Launch and Lookbook : Model
  • MG Fashion Label Lookbook : Model
  • Face of Moe and Co : Brand Ambassador/Model
  • 'Do Your Own Thing' - Debut Single Release : Emalia (Artist)
  • Park Sound Factory : Singing Teacher
2015
  • HSC Drama Onstage Monologue Nomination : Actress/Student
  • Graduated Wollongong High School Of The Performing Arts
  • Talent Development Project Graduate : Singer/Songwriter
2014
  • Telstra NYE Party (alongside Troye Sivan, The Temper Trap etc) : Artist
2013
  • X FACTOR : Live Auditions and Bootcamp Finalist
  • Australian Youth Olympics Opening Ceremony : Featured Artist
  • 2GB Radio : Guest (Schools Spectacular Promotion)
  • 'The Today Show' - Performance : Artist
  • School's Spectacular 30th Anniversary : Featured Artist
  • i98FM Radio : Guest (Southern Stars Promotion)
  • The King And I : Tuptim (Lead Role)
2012
  • ISER Touring Ensemble : Featured Vocalist (2 yrs)
  • Pages of May - Short Film : Young May (Featured/Lead Role)
2010
  • Live Like A Star : Competition Winner
  • Fostercare TVC : Speaking Role
  • Guitar Lessons
  • Piano Lessons at Voiceworx, Nella Magnante
  • Studio Photoshoot at ICONIC Studios : Model
2009
  • Multicultural Public Speaking Competition : State Finalist
  • Miss Country Girl Australia : Regional Grand Finalist
  • Southern Stars - An arena Spectacular : Featured Artist (6 consecutive years)
2008
  • The Witch of Portobello (Short Film) : Featured Extra
2007
  • Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat : Ensemble Cast
2004
  • Nella Magnante : Vocal training (15 yrs)

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Acting agent

Aran Michael Management


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian

Feature Film:
2017 - 'Smalltown' Feature Film - Lead Role as 'Rachael Tantarro' (in production)

Short Film:
2017 - 'Baby Dole' Short Film - Lead Role as 'Jamie'
2017 - 'The Way You Are' Short Film - Lead
2017 - 'I'm Alright' Short Film - Lead Role as 'Emily'
2017 - 'The Damned' Short Film - Lead Role as 'Diana'
2017 - 'Open' Short Film - Lead Role as 'Samantha'
2012 - 'Pages of May' Short Film - Lead Role/Featured as 'Young May'
2008 - 'The Witch of Portobello' Short Film - Featured Extra

Television:
2017 - 'Hanging With' on Disney Channel AU. - Guest Interview and Performance
2010 - TVC / 'Fostercare' - Speaking Role

Music Video:
2017 - Benny Nelson - 'Follow Me' (Official Music Video) - Lead Female/Love Interest
2017 - Emalia - 'On Your Own' (Official Music Video) - Lead Actress/Artist
2016 - Emalia - 'Do Your Own Thing' Official Music Video - Artist

Online:
2017: MyGymBuddy Advert - Fitness Model/Actress
2017 - Panadol Activation (Advertisement Campaign) - Featured Extra
2017 - #NEVERHAPPENS 'SketchShe' video - Guest Actress (Lana Kington)

Stage & Theatre:
2013 - The King & I production/play - Tuptim (Lead Role)
2007 - Joseph & The Technicolour Dream Coat (Ensemble Cast)
2005 - 2009 -1st place School and Regional Public Speaking Competition

Awards/Credits:
2015 - Onstage Nomination for HSC Drama Monologue

Modeling

Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work


Modeling agent

Aran Michael Management


Highly experienced photographic model (can pose with little-no direction from photographer) and mildly experienced in catwalk.

Commercial:
2017 - Domayne Catalogue Product Shoot
2017 - F45 Shellharbour Brand Ambassador
2016 - Present - Face of Moe and Co Australia
2013 - 2017: Freelance commercial work.
2016 - La Koi Swimwear Fashion Shoot
2010 - Studio Photoshoot at IIconic Studios Unanderra

Lookbook:
2017 - Anma Blue Swimwear Collection Shoot
2016 - Model for MG Fashion Label Look Book
2016 - AKRUNWAY Collection Launch and Look Book Official Photo Shoot

Media:
2016 - 'Local Singer Emalia Releases Debut Single - Newspaper Article (Front Page Spread)
2015 - 'Emalia Heading For LA' - Newspaper Article
2014 - 'Another Year of Southern Stars' - Newspaper Article
2013 - 'Wollongong Local in Arena Spectacular - Newspaper Article
2010 - 'Jazz singer takes inaugral Mall crown' - Newspaper Article

Television:
2010 - TVC / 'Fostercare' - Speaking Role

Catwalk:
2009 - Regional Grand Finalist Miss Country Girl Australia

Music

Guitar ability

Intermediate


Keyboard ability

Intermediate


Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Soprano


Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Classical

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Indie
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz

Influences: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Frank Ocean, Nao, The Internet, Beyonce, Rihanna.

Official Releases:
2017 - 'On Your Own' - Single/Music Video Release (#72 - Australian RnB Charts Top 100)
2016 - 'Do Your Own Thing' - Debut Single Release (International air play, #57 - Australian Pop Charts Top 100)

Experience/Accomplishments:
2016 - Intensive Music Trip to Los Angeles (met and worked with various industry professionals such as Monique Coleman, Elijah Kelly, Brock Baker and Walter Jordan).
2015 - Talent Development Project Graduate (Singer/Songwriter)
2014 - 2017: Songwriting sessions (inc. with writer/producer Adam Reily (known for his work with Guy Sebastian, Jordin Sparks, Jessica Mauboy, Shannon Noll, etc)
2010 - Live Like A Star - Competition Winner

Radio:
2017 - Vox Fm - Guest interview and Co-Host
2016 - i98FM - Guest Interview and Live Performance (Debut Single Promotion)
2013 - 2GB - Guest Interview (Schools Spectacular Promotion)
2013 - i98FM - Guest Interview and Live Performance (Southern Stars Promotion)

Television:
2017 - 'Hanging With' on Disney Channel AU. - Guest Interview and Performance
2013 - X Factor Australia - Live Auditions and Boot Camp Finalist
2013 - Schools Spectacular - Featured Vocalist
2013 - The 'Today' Show - Guest Performance (Schools Spectacular Promotion)

Live Performance:
2015 - 2017: Live Acoustic Gigs/Local Performances
2014 - Performer at the Official Telstra NYE Party (alongside artists Troye Sivan, The Temper Trap etc)
2013 - Schools Spectacular Featured Vocalist (aired on national TV)
2013 - Australian Youth Olympics Festival Opening Featured Solo Vocalist
2013 - The King and I - Tuptim (Lead Role)
2012 - 2013: Southern Stars Touring Ensemble Featured Vocalist
2009 - 2014: Southern Stars Featured Solo Vocalist (6 years)
2007 - Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat (Ensemble Cast)
2007 - 2012: 1st, 2nd, 3rd places in Local Eistedfodds

TV & Reality

Television:
2017 - 'Hanging With' on Disney Channel AU. - Guest Interview and Performance
2013 - X Factor Australia - Live Auditions and Boot Camp Finalist
2013 - Schools Spectacular - Featured Vocalist
2013 - The 'Today' Show - Guest Performance (Schools Spectacular Promotion)
2010 - TVC / 'Fostercare' - Speaking Role

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