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Amanda Higgs
Matchbox Pictures
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Amanda’s most recent production as producer Bad Behaviour had its international premiere in competition at Berlinale Series, shortly after its Australian launch on Stan. She is also EP and co-creator of ABCME’s Turn Up The Volume slated for release March 2023.

Since joining Matchbox in 2015, Amanda has produced the award-winning series’ Barracuda, and Seven Types of Ambiguity, co-created and produced three seasons of the International Kids Emmy nominated Mustangs FC. Barracuda, Seven Types and Mustangs FC have all been nominated for and won Logies, AACTAs, AWGIEs and ADG Awards. Amanda executive produced the award-wining online drama Homecoming Queens, as well as script edited the multi-award winning First Day.

Previously, Amanda co-created and produced the first three series of the cultural phenomenon The Secret Life of Us that had its premiere on Channel 4 in the UK. As an independent producer, she co-created the ABC series The Time of Our Lives. Her other credits include exec producing the Foxtel drama SLiDE and script editing The Slap. She was presented the Cecil Holmes Award by the ADG in 2004 for services to directors. Amanda was an EP at ABC-TV Drama in 2007 and Acting Head of Drama in 2009.
Amanda Higgs