Amanda GrahamScreenwriter and Trainer
Selected as one of the BFI x Bafta Crew 2021, one of Edinburgh TV Festival’s Ones to Watch 2018-2019, member of WGGB, and….apocalyptic cult church survivor, Amanda Graham is a comedy scriptwriter with a strong point of view.
She currently has three comedy script options, and is working with comedy director legend Tristram Shapeero on several new projects. She also has two short films in pre-production and is currently directing a table read of her new comedy script Riot Grrrls.
She wrote ten scripts for BBC Children’s including flagship shows Justin’s House and Swashbuckle, then Assistant Produced and wrote on all ten episodes of BBC2/CBBC’s groundbreaking sketch show The Amelia Gething Complex starring TikTok and YouTube sensation Amelia Gething.
Amanda specialises in rebellious, irreverent, female leads going against nonsensical power structures. As someone with autism (and mother of a son with autism), she’s also extremely passionate about disability themes, and advocates and consults on disability issues.
She’s also a script editor, having worked on 56 short, pilot and feature scripts in 2020-21. Amanda is also the student-chosen Outstanding Lecturer for School of Arts at University of Bolton where she teaches TV and film students.
Amanda Graham is appearing at the following sessions:
We focus on four main subjects: Attitudes to networking; Who to network with; How to network in person; How to network online.