Amanda Strong is an emerging filmmaker, photographer, and illustrator in the Canadian indie scene. Amanda graduated from Sheridan Institute (B.A. Illustration 2009, Diploma Applied Photography 2005). Amanda is also the founder of Spotted Fawn Productions, finding creative solutions via media arts. Most recently Amanda directed her third short film, "Honey for Sale," a poetic exploration comparing the tenacious battle of the honeybee to her own fragility. This film, along with her other shorts, "Riley" and "Alice Eaton," premiered at the imagineNATIVE Festival. Her most recent short, "Indigo," explores the imagination of an indigo child, and she is in post-production on her first feature film, "Honey For Sale."
Amanda is extremely active in her Aboriginal community, working with youth via media projects and workshops. The nature of her art and personality is uniquely diverse allowing for positive collaborations.
Amanda also was the proud recipient of the 2009 LIFT and imagineNATIVE film mentorship. Amanda is passionate and continues to pursue her dreams in filmmaking.