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Name Amanda Street (I)
Date Of Birth Wednesday, February 26, 1969
Biography Born in London, Amanda Street grew up with both parents in the music industry. Her father a musician and recording artist in the 1960's with Emile Ford & The Checkmates and her mother the President of fan clubs for Jimi Hendrix, The Animals, Dave Clark Five and The Osmonds! Her background is a varied one but she's always gravitated back to music.Amanda studied graphic design at Ravensbourne College of Design & Communications and then went on to do an honours degree at Middlesex University where she specialised in Photography. During this time she received the Thames Television Photography Award, The Hunters Armley Print Award and her photography and art direction contributed to winning the Champagne Mumm Admirals Cup Award.On leaving Middlesex, Amanda joined 4D Films, a production company specialising in music videos and commercials. During this period she worked on 15 music videos, 2 'rockumentaries!' and a few commercials. Artists included: Blur, Take That, Glenn Frey, Iron Maiden, Eric Clapton, Lulu & Bobby Womack and Frank Zappa. While working at 4D, she experimented with Super 8mm and 16mm film and shot and edited a few short films. Her award-winning short Oliver Reed was recently included in Twenty Twenty's documentary The Real Oliver Reed for Channel 4.After two years with 4D, Amanda joined MTV Europe and worked in Studio Management rostering crews for their live show Most Wanted, the studios and transmission suites.A year on, she was hired to do the stills photography on Anand Tucker's Saint-Ex (starring Miranda Richardson and Bruno Ganz) for BBC Films / Majestic Films.On completion of Saint-Ex, Amanda joined Channel 4 Television / FilmFour Ltd where she worked for 7 years. During this time she worked within documentaries with producers and production managers on strands: Secret Lives, Cutting Edge, Encounters, Undercover Britain, Short Stories, To The Ends Of The Earth and all documentary series.After 2 years she moved over to FilmFour International to the position of Film Sales Executive where she was involved in the sales and marketing of feature films at all the major film festivals & markets. Films included: Danny Boyle's Trainspotting, Mark Herman's Brassed Off!, Michael Winterbottom's Welcome To Sarajevo, Damien O'Donnell's East is East, Jonathan Glazer's Sexy Beast, Joel Hopkins' Jump Tomorrow, Julien Temple's The Filth & The Fury, Allison Anders' Sugar Town, Tim Roth's The War Zone, Paul McGuigan's Gangster No.1, Peter Cattaneo's Lucky Break, Werner Herzog's Invincible, John McKay's Crush, Gillian Armstrong's Charlotte Gray, Marc Mundan's Miranda, Alan Taylor's The Emperor's New Clothes and Asif Kapardia's The Warrior.Amanda then went on to work as a Music Consultant in the Film & Television sector. Some of the films and programmes she has been involved with include: Mike Barker's To Kill A King, Jane Campion's In The Cut and Porchlight's animation series Tutenstein. Some of her key film and television clients included Pathé Pictures and Endemol EntertainmentIn 2003, she set up DNA Music Ltd and has since completed the score music supervision on Anand Tucker's And When Did You Last See Your Father? (starring Colin Firth and Jim Broadbent) for Number 9 Films / FilmFour (Sony Picture Classics / Disney), Tucker's Shopgirl (starring Steve Martin and Claire Danes) for Hyde Park Entertainment (Disney), Nina's Heavenly Delights for Kali Films / Priority Pictures, Sean Ellis' Oscar-nominated Cashback for Lefturn Films and another series of Lewis (the spin-off to Inspector Morse) for Granada / ITV.
Birth Place London, England, UK
Movies of Amanda Street (I)
The Warrior
The Warrior
as international sales: FilmFour
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