"Her compassionate and discerning eye for detail makes for engaging and often delightful viewing."
Delila Vallot is an American stage, film and television actress, dancer and director born and raised in Hollywood, California.
Among the shows Delila has performed are Saturday Night Live, The Academy Awards, The Billboard Music Awards with Beyonce, and national Janes Addiction Tour. She is recipient of the Dorothy Chandler Spotlight Award and has performed in movies such as The Singing Detective with Robert Downey Jr., dance double for Tyra Banks in Coyote Ugly, Rent, as well as music videos for Miles Davis, Lenny Kravitz, Art of Noise, Hole, Weird Al, Tom Scott, Bonnie Rait, and Prince.
She was a member of the KaRon Brown-Lehman Modern Dance Company, a two-time series regular on Italian TV and has lived and performed on stage venues in Tokyo, Martinique, Moscow, Hannover, New York, Los Angeles and Monte Carlo. She has been seen in over thirty national commercials and print campaigns including Citroen, Ford, Pepsi, AGFA Film, Dr. Pepper, Suntori Brandi, Miyake for Elle Magazine, Nike, LaZBoy and Mercedes Benz. Delila has programmed twice for Slamdance Film Festival and will be on the Jury for Milwaukee Film Festival 2017. She starred in a sci-fi pilot opposite Harry Lennix, directed by Carl Weathers and recently performed with the Robey Theater Company and co-starred on CSI: Cyber.
During her time in front of the lens, Delila created several short experimental films. The 2013 suspense thriller Tunnel Vision, was her debut as a feature length film director. In December 2015, Delila released her first feature documentary titled Can You Dig This, which won a Jury Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival. 2017 marked the LAFF premiere of her second feature documentary, Mighty Ground, which recently won the Audience Award at the Calgary International Film Festival.
Some of the projects she currently has in development; a scripted series for kids, a documentaryand a graphic novel that is attached to a feature length narrative.
In her spare time, she does Hatha & Kundalini yoga, surfs, makes jewelry, studies Kabbalah & the Akashic records, gardens and experiments with plant based recipes.
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Some selected accolades
Scholarship, USC School of Performing Arts
Los Angeles Music Center, Dorothy Chandler Spotlight Award
Jury Award, Los Angeles Film Festival 2015
Deltic Ecosphere Award, Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival 2015
Nomination, Cleveland International Film Festival 2016
Jury Award, Milwaukee Film Festival 2016
Nomination, African Movie Academy Awards
Spirit of Activism Award, Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2017