Amanda Cole went to Massachusetts College of Art for experimental film and graduated with academic distinction. She won a travel grant for a silent film, ‘Hotel,’ then worked in the indie and commercial film industry in NYC for many years. In 2010 she was invited into the Writers Guild of America East for her short web series ‘Peripheral City.’ In 2012 she was quarterfinalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship for screenplay ‘The Primality of One.’ In 2014 she shot, wrote and directed ‘High Falls,’ a stand alone web short, and the same year directed Taye Diggs and Rachel Dratch in a comedy at Lincoln Center for a WGAE/SAG table read collaboration. She has been writing a screenplay, ‘Loved,’ about a search for a missing friend since last October and was part of a Mill Valley Film Festival’s Bridging the Gap- “Telling Women’s Stories”- Master Class. ‘Quill and The Man,’ Amanda’s doc on her dad’s band who played Woodstock then disappeared, was conceived of, and has been in production since 2012.