Amanda Isdale is a Development Executive and Executive Producer for ABC Children’s Content, where she oversees and develops a multi-genre slate of Children’s commissioned shows that delivers to the ABC Kids and ABC ME channels. She has over 17-years of experience producing, writing and directing children’s live-action and animated series for broadcasters (ABC, CBBC, Channel Ten) and many independent production companies throughout Australia, Canada and the UK. Amanda is enthusiastic about working in children's and youth television, and is passionate about providing an empowered and genuine platform to share the authentic stories and experiences of the audience in engaging ways. She oversees and creates content children find relevant, genuine and entertaining, while ensuring all perspectives and stories have an equitable opportunity of being heard to present a true reflection of diverse experiences on screen. Amanda has created and produced a number of formats for ABC Children’s channels, including the Prix Jeunesse award-winning ‘What It’s Like’. Some of her recent EP credits include Teenage Boss, Are You Tougher Than Your Ancestors, Mustangs FC, First Day, 100% Wolf, Kangaroo Beach, The Deep, Spongo, Fuzz & Jalapena, Project Planet, Kick, and the Hope Works initiative.