Amanda Burr is a film producer and writer. She is currently producing the documentary/performance feature "The Angola Project: Detroit” and developing a narrative film set in Detroit—both with writer/director Jeremy Xido. Recent producing credits include the series FILMS BYKIDS for PBS, the documentaries "Death Metal Angola", "Man Shot Dead", and the short doc/fiction hybrid "Solitary/Release." For several years, she was the creative director for the online learning company Nomadic Learning, where she wrote, directed, and produced over 50 animated short films. She has also worked as an associate programmer for the Tribeca Film Festival, a consultant with the Screenwriters Colony, a programmer for the Chicago Humanities Festival, and as a theater director. She is a graduate of Northwestern University and a current MFA in Writing candidate at Spalding University.