Amanda Webster

Starting out creating corporate promos/jingles for radio, Amanda went on to write and produce short films with National Lottery funding. Regularly placed in screenwriting competitions, Amanda won the BAFTA Rocliffe New Writing for Children In 2015 with ‘Hex Tecs’ and was a finalist in Idris Elba’s ‘Write to Green Light’ initiative in 2016.

Amanda has self-published a children’s illustrated book ‘Mr. Gum ‘s Choppers’ and worked as a freelance lecturer, specializing in screenwriting for children. She co-wrote her first feature ‘Introspectum Motel’ (Flying Mobula Films) and was invited to Cannes Series in 2019 as a shortlisted writer (Final 12 from over 300+ entries.)

In 2020, Amanda was shortlisted for the Lancaster Playwriting Prize with ‘For One Night Only’ and co-wrote the acclaimed short ‘Lead Belly’ featuring Jamie Lomas from C4’s ‘Hollyoaks’.