AMANDA TONEY (GUEST MENTOR)
Managing Director of Stage 32, Producer
As Managing Director for Stage 32 (the world’s largest online platform connecting and educating film, television and new media creatives), Amanda oversees operations and business development for the global business. She has curated over 1,200 hours of online education created exclusively for Stage 32 and works with hundreds of entertainment industry executives from around the world to serve as educators and mentors.
As a feature film producer Amanda has worked on WHAT LIES AHEAD starring Rumer Willis and Emma Dumont, METAPHORS, a Hungarian production which premiered at the Raindance Film Festival, DOLPHIN GIRL which screened at Austin Film Festival and Hollyshorts Film Festival. She helped incubate CHICK FIGHT starring Malin Akermen and Alec Baldwin. She is the Executive Producer on VAGIC with Amy Baer at Gidden Media and DEATH'S EYE with Trick Candle Productions. As a television producer she recently sold an unscripted television show to USA which begins filming in 2020, and has packaged a scripted television project with an A-list showrunner and director.
She has worked on partnerships with such prestigious organizations as the Cannes Film Festival Marche du Film, American Film Market, SXSW, Raindance Film Festival, Hollyshorts Film Festival, PGA, WGA and DGA, as well as brands such as AT&T, Peerspace, Pond5, Mandy, Bondit Media Capital and her personal favorite, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, which is the official vodka of Stage 32 and serves as the sponsor of all offline Stage 32 events.
Amanda has spoken all over the world at the Cannes Film Festival (France), American Film Market (US), Hamburg Film Festival (Germany), FilmTT (Trinidad), Hollyshorts Film Festival (US), Raindance Film Festival (UK), Fest Festival (Portugal) and Harvard (US) on the business of the entertainment industry.