Amy Adrion is a writer, director and editor living in Los Angeles.
Amy’s short film “Surviving 7th Grade” screened at the Tribeca, Los Angeles, Austin, Olympia, and Silver Lake Film Festivals, among many others, and was later broadcast on the largest PBS affiliate in the country, WNET/THIRTEEN in New York City.
“The Home of Split Pea Soup,” Amy’s next short film, about a woman whose car breaks down on the worst day of her life, premiered at the Austin Film Festival and went on to screen at MethodFEST, The Portland Women’s Film Festival, Flickerings in Chicago and the Paso Robles Digital Film Festival where it won the Festival Choice Award.
Amy’s UCLA thesis film, “Shoegazer,” was Executive Produced by Miranda July (“Me And You And Everyone We Know”). “Shoegazer” won a Jury Award from the Directors Guild of America in their annual student film awards and has played at festivals in Austin, Memphis, Omaha, Sonoma, Portland, Seattle and Rochester, NY where it won the Audience Award at the 360 | 365 Film Festival.
In addition to making films, Amy works as an Associate Programmer for World Cinema at the Sundance Film Festival and as a Segment Producer for the Academy Awards Show.
Amy is a graduate of the MFA film directing program at the University of California, Los Angeles. She grew up in Hillsdale, New Jersey and received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University where she studied English Literature and Theology.