Amanda Fox an Australian Actor, based in Sydney, Australia. Nominated Gold Palm Awards "Best Leading Actress" in late 2010 for her depiction of "Laura" in "When One door Closes..." a "Dream Run Theatre Company" Production Directed by Michael Lill. Amanda was the Face of and Presenter of the 2011 "48 Hour Film Festival". Amanda served as the Host of the "48 Hour Film Festival Awards" evening and presented the winners awards and cash prizes with Parramatta City Council's Lord Mayor Lorraine Wearne (The first woman to be elected Mayor in it's jurisdiction). In addition, has been involved in advertising campaigns such as Lays (Pepsico) Directed by Morgan Christie, Peugeot, Ford, and Peter Warren.
Amanda's talent was honed through acting coaching with accomplished Actor Viviane Vives, various workshops with Sydney Drama School, Screenwise, TAFTA, AIPA, AT2 , as well as an intensive 6 year Drama Program trained by NIDA Graduate/Theatre Director/Actor and successful playwright Michael Lill, who was awarded Gold Palm Awards -Best Actor/Best Director & Best Writer in recent years.
A vast history as a dancer, in particular styles of swing, ballroom and rock n' roll, Amanda is a keen amateur recreational pistol shooter. As well as amateur snow skiing, knee boarding , spotter & marine safety skills.
In July 2016, Amanda was involved in "Beds for Sydney's Homeless" initiative. Assisting with donation and personally distributed these sleeping bags in the heart of Sydney's Woolloomoloo. The initiative provided brand new sleeping bags withstanding up to -15 degree temperatures to 30 of Sydney's homeless. Envisioning further success in the industry, Amanda's ultimate career objective would be to assist the homeless and the mentally ill through various large scale ventures, which begin with planting fruit trees in place of weeping maples in the city streets and providing housing with in-house certified training opportunities. Training opportunities would consist of Building Trades, Culinary /Food Tech, Agriculture, Hospitality, Interior Design & Decoration & Film/ Photography, Counseling Services as well as training in social services to provide assistance to others in need.
"Without undermining the required and essential educational system, there is great value and equal importance in our human condition and shared personal experience. The latter I believe is paramount in conceiving the ability to understand, empathize and support our temporarily ill fellow man and women." Amanda Fox