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Rhys Ernst

Rhys Ernst grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and is a filmmaker and artist. His work investigates transgender identity in the context of larger narratives and seeks to develop and expand the portrayal of trans lives in media. He is a co-producer of Amazon’s Transparen and created the title sequence for the series. Transparent received 2014 Golden Globe Awards for Best Comedy and Best Actor in a Television Series Comedy or Musical, and the show was nominated for eleven primetime Emmy Awards. Ernst directed and produced the docuseries Transparent: This Is Me, a deeper conversation of trans issues, which was also nominated for a 2015 Emmy Award.