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AMANDA MORRISON

KOMIXX ENTERTAINMENT

Amanda has unique National and International working knowledge within both the traditional and new media content production markets. She is the Managing Director of Komixx Entertainment Pty Ltd [Perth – London – LA]. Komixx Entertainment is an independently owned film, TV and online production company with a successful portfolio of kids, family and young adult content including the Wattpad and mammoth Netflix hit The Kissing Booth. Komixx is currently in production onItch, a 10-part children’s drama series for the ABC, a 52-part animation series Dog Loves Books for the CBeebies and BBC Studios and Stanley a 52-part animation series for BBC Studios. Other properties include CherubCaptured and My Life with the Walter Boys with Sony Pictures TV and animations Toby’s Travelling Circus for Channel 5 Milkshake and Wanda and the Alien for Nickelodeon. Amanda’s Producing experience includes online content, television, theatrical release feature film, iTV, live performance, visual art and interactive media production across a range of technology platforms. She is a new media pioneer, working for NTL (UK) within the founding interactive content management team that launched the world’s first digital TV services. She has 20 + years International brand and creative experience. She is a Founding Member and Director of Sunset Studios Ltd, an Innovation hub and co-working studio for the Western Australian Arts, Cultural and Screen Industry and the Board Chair of pvi Collective.  Amanda holds a Bachelor of Arts, Arts Management from WAAPA [1995] and completed the International Institute for Television Leadership – Asia Australia Media Executive Leadership Programme [2011]. She is a founding member of Soho House [every house], The Screen Producers Association of Australia and the Western Australian Chamber of Culture and The Arts.

AMANDA MORRISON

Managing Director & Producer

YOUNG DIGITAL ADULTS: JOHN HUGHES AND THE NEW WAVE OF PUBERTY BLUES

Conference Hall 3, Level 2

Not since the 80’s and the era of John Hughes has the young adult demographic been taken so seriously. Sure, the Twilight and Marvel franchises championed the genre but platforms like Netflix, Disney and Amazon know how to capture a migrating, fickle audience. The YA demographic was born digital and is renowned for its disdain […]

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