Amanda Horvath is a graduate from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Film Production and a minor in Screenwriting. As a documentary filmmaker, she aims to create positive content that will inform and inspire audiences, as well as bring fascinating, untold stories to the big (and small) screen. Her passion lies in people and their stories.
Amanda's skills vary from Content Creator to Operational Manager to Social Activist. While working with CineCause, she managed the campaign for The Milky Way, creating and coordinating over fifty screenings nationwide, in addition to designing numerous tool kits and resources for all screening promoters.
In her role as the Programming Coordinator at the 2014 Hollywood Film Festival, she viewed hundreds of submissions and made critical decisions in the selection and scheduling process. In addition to scheduling films, she organized numerous presentations based on socially relevant issues such as 'alternative education' and 'the water crisis'. Once programming was complete, Amanda took on the role of filmmaker liaison, making sure all filmmakers felt confident about their involvement in the festival. This included knowing the whereabouts and attendance status of each filmmaker as well as collecting press kits and handling all print traffic. During the festival, Amanda was the point person for not only filmmakers, but theater managers and volunteers. She coordinated all intros and Q&As, verifying that all screenings stayed on schedule.
Amanda continues to seek out captivating stories to share with the world. She is currently a freelance videographer - offering services from filming to editing.