Writer, Film Producer, Script Editor
Amanda has been a film executive and independent producer, joint-Head of Producing at the National Film and Television School, visiting lecturer at the RCA film school, University of Westminster and London South Bank University. She was Artistic Director of PAL Screenwriters’ Labs, one of the founders and directors of Dartington Screenwriters’ Studio, and has been an advisor to the Arts Council of Great Britain Lottery Film Fund. She was a workshop board advisor on several Equinoxe screenwriting programmes in Bordeaux.
Amanda has been a course leader on D&AD Workout Screenwriting and Storytelling for Film workshops since the beginning of the programme over
ten years ago. She has been teaching screenwriting part-time at the London Film School on the MA Screenwriting and Filmmaking courses since 2005.
Amanda has worked at Columbia Pictures, was a consultant to the Samuel Goldwyn Company, Head of the National Film Development Fund and Head
of Film Development at Goldcrest Productions. She set up Astoria Productions in partnership with Barbara Broccoli, where they produced Emmy-nominated ‘Crime of The Century’ for HBO. She has developed feature film projects through her own production companies Alchemy Productions and Doppelganger Films.
Amanda has co-written screenplays, and is currently working on a novel and and cross-media projects. She has had solo exhibitions of her multi-media artwork, including a four-month installation at the Grant Museum of Zoology
in London. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck College, University of London.