Amanda is an Australian Producer and the Managing Director of globally successful independent production company, Komixx Entertainment. She has worked in the content industry for over 25 years across television, documentary, feature film, and interactive media on a range of platforms.
Currently she is Co-Producer on the Netflix US, Sony Pictures and iGeneration Studios series, My Life with The Walter Boys, based on the award-winning Wattpad novel of the same name by Ali Novak. The 10 x 45-minute series stars Nikki Rodriguez, Sarah Rafferty, Marc Blucas and Noah LaLonde; Amanda Executive Produced and Produced Karla Hart’s supernatural short thriller Wirnitj that is nominated for a Screen Producers of Australia Award, and she is currently producing the documentary feature Forever Fifteen.
Amanda is also Executive Producer for the feature film Devil’s Peak based on the novel Where All Light Tends to Go by David Joy and starring Billy Bob Thornton, Robin Wright, Hopper Penn and Emma Booth. Directed by Ben Young, the film recently received the Western Australian Screen Culture Award for Outstanding Achievement, Directing; Amanda was also an Executive Producer on AACTA Nominated RAMS, a re-imaging of the award-winning Icelandic film Hrutar starring Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson, Michael Caton and Wayne Blair.
Amanda Executive Produced and Series Produced twenty episodes of the ABC ME series ITCH which received nominations from the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts, Screen Producers of Australia and TV BlackBox Awards. Amanda also Executive Produced 52 episodes of the BBC children’s animation series Dog Loves Books. Previously, she produced the documentary series, The Art of Ian Strange for ABC Arts and Build It Better which screened at the United Nations in New York.
Amanda is a new media pioneer, working for NTL (UK) within the founding management team that launched the world’s first digital interactive services. She has held various management roles with large media companies and produced content for networks including Channel 4 (UK), Channel 5 (UK) and Robyn Kershaw Productions.
She holds a BA, Arts Management from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and completed the International Institute for Television Leadership - Asia Australia Media Executive Leadership Program. She is a SPA member and a founding every-house member of Soho House. Amanda was the Chair of the Board of The Centre for Interdisciplinary Arts and the pvi Collective and is a current board member of the children’s theatre company, Barking Gecko.
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