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Amanda Edwards

EVP, Creative Advertising

Warner Bros. Pictures

LOS ANGELES, USA // Amanda is the EVP of Creative at Warner Bros. Pictures, overseeing advertising campaigns for both animation and live action movies at the studio.

Before joining Warner Bros., Amanda began her career at Intralink Film Graphic Design. With mentors like Anthony Goldschmidt, David Stern, Seth Gaven, and Tommy Gargotta, she quickly became passionate about the industry. In 2000, Amanda moved to The Ant Farm where she worked her way up from Producer to Co-President before taking her first studio job at Paramount Pictures.

Over her 20-year career, Amanda has won multiple industry awards, including Key Art Awards for Adaptation, Snatch, Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets, Kung Fu Panda 2, Cloud Atlas, The LEGO Movie, and The LEGO Batman Movie.

Amanda attributes her success to having the world’s most patient husband, two loving daughters, an endless supply of dark chocolate… and good tequila.