Amanda is a writer/director and native New Yorker. She attended the Rhode Island School of Design by the grace of a full tuition scholarship where she earned a BFA in Film/Animation/Video and an unofficial degree in cultural anthropology, with a special interest in the exotic behaviors of her wealthy classmates.
After graduating from RISD, Amanda returned home to eat her weight in L&B's pizza and work in post production as a coordinator/supervisor. Her post production credits include High Maintenance (HBO), The Americans (FX), Broad City (Comedy Central), and Search Party (TBS).
Most recently she directed Amsterdam Avenue, a six episode web-series. Her series, Lucy(fer), which she wrote and plans to direct, was accepted into IFP's 2019 Project Forum.
Her editorial writing has been published in Current Affairs. Her latest piece, 'Movie Stars and Their Misguided Messiah Complex' was published in January 2021.