Amanda Burr

Amanda Burr is a film producer and writer. In addition to her work on SONS OF DETROIT, she is developing a narrative film set in Detroit 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 digital 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 has a BS in Performance Studies from Northwestern University and an MFA in Writing from Spalding University, where she studied literary fiction and screenwriting.