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Amanda Blake

December 04, 2023

Amanda (she/they) is a Canadian-Italian filmmaker, writer, and cultural worker with her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Film Production and Creative Writing at Simon Fraser University’s School for the Contemporary Arts. She humbly works on the unceded ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Kwikwetlem, Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish nations, otherwise known as Vancouver, BC.

Their creative work explores gritty, socially relevant topics, including but not limited to: hybrid documentary, experimental, fictional drama, poetry, and short prose. She is most interested in stories that centre the human experience. Her work has been screened and published internationally.

In their professional career, she celebrates art and community through her work in the arts non-profit sector. They have worked with the Chutzpah! Festival, Inlet Theatre and Galleria, The Cinematheque and Still Moon Arts Society to date. This year, she is extremely excited to join the team at PuSh International Performing Arts Festival as Box Office Coordinator!

When not crafting words, images, or spreadsheets, they can most often be found playing various role-playing board or video games, tucked in bed with a wonderful book, or petting her well-deserving Mini Aussie, Juno.