Amber Amare, b. 1995,
Based in UK, South West and London.
Amber Amare is a multi-talented filmmaker based in the UK, excelling in various roles including Spark, Cinematographer and Grip. As a BAFTA Connect Member, her work work extends to both national and international festivals. Her outstanding directorial work has garnered recognition, with films "womb" and "becoming flesh" shortlisted at the Aesthetica Film Festival, "the interview" at the Darkroom Film Festival, and "ten times ten" at the London Sci-Fi Film Festival.
Throughout her career, Amber has collaborated with esteemed companies such as Google, Kelly's Ice Cream, Tate Modern, Vispring, and Intersex UK. Since graduating from Arts University Plymouth, she has actively sought to foster a vibrant community of artists and filmmakers by engaging with local creators in her area.
Inclusivity lies at the core of Amber's filmmaking ethos, and she constantly explores innovative approaches to make the art of filmmaking more accessible. From 2018 to 2020, she served as a Filmmaking Mentor for the British Film Institute Academy, supporting aspiring filmmakers in the SouthWest region. Her dedication and expertise in this role led to her promotion as a BFI Lead Tutor in 2020.
During her time as a Learning Coordinator at ONE20 MEDIA, an in-house production company, Amber developed ESF funded courses aimed at enhancing the online presence of female-fronted businesses in the south-west.
Additionally, in 2020, she co-founded a group called "Cine Sisters SW," with a primary focus on showcasing the work of women in the film and TV industry in the south-west. This collective has successfully received commissions from the Plymouth Art Weekender, providing a platform for active members to exhibit their work.
Amber's commitment to promoting social issues through film is evident in her voluntary work with the 16 Days 16 Films Film Festival in 22/23. This festival specifically showcases short films created by women, shedding light on gender-based violence and its impact.
In summary, Amber Amare's extensive experience as a filmmaker, her dedication to community building, and her commitment to inclusivity make her an influential figure in the UK film industry.
2023, Women in Tech. West Country Women's Award 2023, Royal Television Society. Best Drama Nominated
2023, CineSisters SW Film Festival Selected.'Tebel Venyn'
2022, Illuminatrix X Screenskills Mentorship
2020, BBC Radio Devon. Artist Showcase
2019, Sci-fi Film Festival Selected. 10 Times 10'
2018, Darkroom Film Festival Selected. 'The Interview'
2017, Arts University Plymouth Governor Award
2017, Aesthetica Film Festival Selected ' Womb'
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