Rhys Ernst is a trans artist and filmmaker. 

His debut feature film Adam, produced by James Schamus and starring Emmy and Golden Globe-nominee Margaret Qualley, premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. The film won awards at Outfest, Oslo Fusion, and the Mezipatra Film Festival, and was nominated for a 2020 GLAAD award.

He was 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 Amazon’s webseries 'This Is Me'. His most recent work in advertising includes work for Facebook and a campaign for Google starring LGBTQ+ icon Laverne Cox.
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