Amy French
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AMY FRENCH is an actress, writer, and director of average height from Los Angeles, California. After graduating from Emerson College, Amy spent a decade writing, directing, and performing theater and sketch comedy in LA and NY while enjoying a lucrative career as That Girl In All Those Commercials. She began to shift her focus toward filmmaking when in 2008, she wrote and directed the original musical comedy EL SUPERSTAR: THE UNLIKELY RISE OF JUAN FRANCES, an ultra-low budget feature executive produced by Norman Lear and George Lopez, distributed by Cinema Libre Studio. Amy then went on to the AFI Directing Workshop for Women program, where her short film HOLD FOR LAUGHS won the DWW/Firstenberg Award before KCET acquired the broadcast rights. Last year, Amy directed five half-hour episodes of the first season of HYPERLINKED, a tween sitcom from YouTube Red and Disney, starring the girl group L2M. Amy has written and directed branded web content for Umami Burger, The Skimm, Aetna Insurance, NickMom, and the Santa Monica Museum of Art.  She and her writing partner, Kerry Carney, with whom she created and starred in the web series LADIES IN WAITING, have had deals at Lionsgate and Warner Brothers, and recently wrote a live action feature script for Nickelodeon. Amy is represented by Haven Management and Verve.