Amy Reedy Asbjørnsen is a writer-director with her MFA from USC (Film/TV Production). She’s most known for writing for James Franco’s feature “Don Quixote” (Netflix), for being an Academy Nicholl Semifinalist, and for having a Black List "Trending Script" (score of 8). She is a WeScreenplay Finalist, an Austin Film Festival Second Rounder, a PAGE Awards Quarterfinalist, a ScreenCraft Drama Semifinalist, an ISA Table Read My Screenplay (Austin) Semifinalist, a The Script Lab Semifinalist (currently in competition), on Coverfly's The Red List, and a Stowe Story Labs alum (with scholarship) for her historical drama romance script, "The Boy with the Pink Triangle." She is additionally a ScreenCraft Animation Quarterfinalist for her fantasy drama romance script, "Dream Boy."
Amy wrote-directed viral LGBTQ film “Truth or Drink” (2.5Million+ views), festival film “Girl in her Twenties” (Distribution: ShortsTV, IndieFlix, BitPix; Festivals: HollyShorts, Carmel, Female Eye), and brand content for AT&T, Shakey’s Pizza, TikTok, and YouTube.
Before film, Asbjørnsen’s social research on gender and sexuality at Colorado College was awarded by the Int. Sociological Honor Society. At Cambridge University, she studied deviant sexual behavior, and as a legal assistant, she worked with serial killers on death row. Asbjørnsen’s artistic voice focuses on the complexities of relationships and sexuality, often delving into the dark side of human behavior, and always playing with gender.
Right now, Amy is probably writing with her black cat while dressed in cosplay.
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- MFA Film & Television Production at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts
- Fall 2011 – Fall 2014 Los Angeles, CA
- BA at Colorado College
- Fall 2004 – Spring 2008 Colorado Springs, CO
- Criminology Course at Cambridge University
- Summer 2003 Cambridge, England