Maisie Williams & Boyfriend Reuben Selby to Direct Ellesse Shoot
To the world she is best known as Arya Stark from Game of Thrones. However, there’s more to her than just that. Recently, Maisie Williams and her boyfriend, Reuben Selby teamed up to creative direct for Ellesse.
At the age of 14, Maisie Williams made her acting debut with the biggest TV show of history
Game of Thrones began an incredible journey which made her a household name. While not many people anticipated the popularity of GOT, it instantly became one of the most-watched TV shows. Apart from the story, the characters of the show are unforgettable and extremely well-written. Similarly, Arya Stark has brought critical acclaim, popularity and immense praise for Maisie Williams’ performance. She also won several awards including Emmy Award for her role.
However, Williams has also tried her hand at production and launched a social media app.
In 2016, her production company, Daisy Chain Productions, was formed. The company focuses on producing UK-originated short films, theatrical features, and television dramas. Williams’ first-ever production project was Stealing Silver. Not only that, but she also launched a social media app called Daisie in 2018. It aims on bringing artists, actors, and entertainers together and foster collaborations. While talking about it, Maisie Williams said:
“Our main goal is to have a community of artists who are collaborating with each other, uploading their work, sharing their projects and ultimately … help people with their own careers, rather than our own.”
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@maisie_williams: award-winning actress, activist, entrepreneur and now co-founder of Daisie, has always had creativity running through her veins. Head to the link in our bio to read about her pathway to success and where she's going next in the new segment of the Daisie magazine. Photography @cowphoeb Words @ryancahill7 Styling @jejegardener Make up @chiha0313 Hair @taeko_suda
Recently, she and her boyfriend, Reuben Selby got together to creative direct a campaign for Ellesse and Smiley
When Ellesse, an Italian sports fashion brand and Smiley, a 70s cult rave label collaborated, they wanted something unique. Therefore, Maisie Williams and Reuben Selby teamed up to creative direct their campaign. According to her, the collection celebrates friendship. It combines the sporty vibes from Ellesse and funky, party-wear from Smiley. Selby’s model agency, Contact, and creative agency Cortex, worked together to showcase this innovative collection. According to Selby:
“Friendships have no boundaries. We built the story around four characters from completely different backgrounds and despite their differences, it doesn’t stop them from enjoying each other’s company.”
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In these trying times we find ourselves in, we want you to keep SMILING. Whilst you may be indoors this Saturday evening, @ellesseuk will be be bringing the party to you. On Saturday night, the #HouseParty will feature 6 DJs playing live sets so you can party from the comfort of your home. Come and join us, and #RaveOn. @Smiley
While there’s no denying her talent, this shows that Maisie Williams has a wide range of skills.