Ms Amanda Bluglass
School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)
MA English, University of Cambridge
PG Dip Broadcast Journalism, University of Falmouth
Foundation Dip in Fine Art, Estover Community College
BBC News 1994-2006
Broadcast Journalist for BBC Radio and TV including Regional SW Producer for BBC Network New (rolling News 24, Radio 4, 5 Live, BBC Breakfast)
Producer, Regional Documentary series Close Up
Planning Producer, Spotlight regional news
Freelance Director/Producer 2006 - present
Short docs, Long form feature documentaries, commercial, brand, promotion films
Multi award winning for factual short films internationally.
Practicing artist resin -cast sculpture, drawings, painting and photography.
Broadcast journalism, documentary practice, collaborative practice, factual film making
Feature documentary on LGBTQ pastors in Presbyterian Church (USA) www.outoforderdoc.com.
Virtual Reality and 360 content, following award-winning 360 film www.beneath360.com.
Creative practice & artistic projects
Media Innovation Award, Creative Craft for Beneath 360, 2013
My work was officially selected for the VIMEO Film Festival, the AFI-Discovery Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival and has won numerous international documentary awards including Best Director (St Petersburg Film Festival 2013) and Best Short Documentary (Port Townsend Film Festival 2013)
A sample of official selections include Winner, Best Adventure film, San Francisco Ocean Film Festival; Winner, Best Documentary, Super Shorts International Film Festival; Winner Grand Prix, Shoot! Film Festival.
To see more about my work go to www.amandabluglass.co.uk