|Height||5' 6" (1.68 m)|
Mini Bio (1)
15-yr-old Esabella Anna Karena Strickland is a Multi Award-Winning Filmmaker, Award-Winning Actress, Award-Winning Writer, Artist, Media Host and GenZ Influencer based out of Vancouver, BC. She is a young, raw talent who is a learning disabilities advocate and an empowering figure against bullying through the arts.
Esabella starred in local indie short film's Enlightenment, Things You Take, and Arthurs Gift. She also co-wrote, co-directed, and starred in the Short film My Red Ball And The NoteBook through the Young Movie Makers Program. My Red Ball handles themes of bullying, written through Esabella's own life experiences, it has gone on to win at several film festivals Esabella has also made appearances on local productions of Travelers, Goodboys, and Series of Unfortunate Events.
Esabella is also an Award-Winning Filmmaker and Writer for her feature film screen adaptation of her Novel Then and There, Here and Where which has won at several film festivals for Best Script. She was also behind the camera for A Conversation with E which was made through the CineLab Filmmaking Camp this summer. A Conversation with E is already an official selection of the 2021 Cannes Short Film Festival. This lead to her writing and producing her first Independent film called A Dialogue with Pandora this fall with the support of Actor Paul Greene
Esabella had the honor of co-hosting the 53rd and 54th Annual Variety Show of Hearts Telethon as their Youth Ambassador. Esabella was also an EveRiathing red carpet host to support the 2019 Joey Awards. Esabella was also the ambassador and host for Geektopia 2019 to help raise money for the Amanda Todd Legacy. Esabella is also the ambassador and virtual host for the 2020 MeowFest to help raise money for the Langley Animal Protection Society, and Regional Animal Protection Society.
Esabella was invited to the 2019 Adobe Summit as an Adobe Insider and speaker. She was the youngest influencer's to attend the Las Vegas event and was in the top 10 in Social Media Engagement during the week of the Summit. Many were impressed by her empathy, compassion, and insight of a GenZ'r.
Esabella has finished co-writing her first Young Adult Novel, Then and There, Here and Where which will be published March 2nd, 2021. The main character of the book, Orabella, has a learning disability while learning to become a heroine. Esabella's goal is to have girls feel connected and empowered by Orabella. As an artist, she is a painter, drawer and a jean pocket painter for celebrities and special orders, which 10% of sales go to her favourite local charities
Esabella also enjoys Taekwondo, Horseback Riding, Baking, Swimming and Piano.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Holly Carinci