ABOUT AMANDA EVANS
Writer and Director
Amanda Evans is a visual storyteller, a richly cinematic director with a talent for performance and a visceral screenwriter unafraid of pushing the boundaries. A troubadour who gets under the skin of a story and weaves it onto the screen with unsettling potency.
Her work has been featured on Shots, an International creative showcase, Adcritic and nominated for a number of international accolades.
Amanda continues to develop her own body of work, with a focus on narrative film:
‘Instance’ a 15 min short film, won the South African National Film and Video Screenplay Competition and is in post-production, directed by Amanda Evans.
‘The Consequence’, written and to be directed by Amanda Evans was selected for the IFP No Borders co-production market in New York.
‘Serpent’ a screenplay written and directed by Amanda Evans was selected for the official Berlinale co-production market and SP in Halifax.
Amanda Evans’ feature debut ‘Serpent’ had its world premier at LA Film Festival 2017 as part of the Official Selection in the Nightfall section and won the official Nightfall Award.
‘Serpent’ opened the 2017 Durban Film Festival and won the African Critic award.
“The L.A. Film Festival [award] is a testament to the talents of Amanda Evans. We believe in her potential as a director and are currently developing the remake of Yasuo Inoue’s ‘The Neighbor Number 13’ with her at the helm,” said Distant Horizon President Anant Singh, speaking at the Cannes Film Festival.”