Amanda Blue is a critically acclaimed filmmaker who’s been directing and writing documentaries for the past 15 years and has been nominated for a Bafta as Best Director and a raft of other awards in the UK and internationally, including a Banff for Best Unscripted Series. Her films have sold across the world. Raised in Sydney, she moved to London to complete a Masters Degree in Film and started her career in drama working for Oscar nominated feature film director Mike Figgis, honing her craft and later collaborating with him and producing his documentary arts films.
Amanda has a reputation for creating thought-provoking and visually breathtaking films that deal with the complexities of the human experience in surprising ways. She has recently been directing commercials for leading brands, Dove, Fairy and Omo to name but a few and has quickly won a slew of international awards for her advertising work
Her credits as a filmmaker include After the Wave, The Pub Landlord V’s Nigel Farrage, The Greatest Shows on Earth, The Town That Caught Tourette’s, Twincredibles, Prescott: The Class System and Me, The Big School Lottery, The Mummy Diaries and Young Black Farmers.
Amanda has also directed comedy and is moving back to her hometown Sydney, to continue her advertising work, develop features and raise her young family under sunnier skies.