Amelia Spitler is a filmmaker. Her focus is in producing and coordinating both independent and larger narrative projects.
Raised on the East Coast, Amelia received her BFA in Filmmaking from Montclair State University. Post-graduation, Amelia began her professional career at Big Beach Films, where her passion for creative development and producing ignited.
Following her craft, Amelia has since coordinated several feature and short films, including Emma Seligman’s Shiva Baby feature (John Cassavetes Award, Independent Spirit Awards 2022), Nicholas Ma’s Mabel, and Roger Mancusi & Katie Schiller’s Columbarium.
In 2020, Amelia’s first short as producer, Ex Disposer, was nominated for Best U.S. Student Film at the Palm Springs International ShortFest. The film’s lead, Jack DiFalco, won two awards – Best Performance, Walla Walla Movie Crush and Best Actor, Chilliwack Independent Film Festival – for his performance.
Currently, Amelia is prepping her second short as producer on Nat Gee’s Buried which films in June 2022. Outside of producing, Amelia writes her own scripts focusing on her identity as a lesbian artist.
Outside of the independent world, Amelia was the Production Secretary for Dopesick (Fox 21/Disney/Hulu) and the D.C. unit of Rustin (Netflix). She currently is the Producer’s Assistant on season ten of Chicago Fire (NBCU/Wolf Entertainment).
Amelia was born and raised in Richmond, VA. She happily resides with her girlfriend and dachshund in Chicago, IL.
Amelia Spitler is a writer, director, and producer. In addition to film production, she frequents the film festival circuit, coordinating festivals such as the Sundance Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, and DOC NYC.
Raised on the East Coast, Amelia received her BFA in Filmmaking from Montclair State University. Post-graduation, Amelia began her professional career at Big Beach Films, where her passion for creative development and producing ignited. Following her craft, Amelia has since coordinated several feature and short films, including Hassan Fazili’s Midnight Traveler (Sundance 2019’s World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award), Emma Seligman’s Shiva Baby (SXSW 2020), Robin Weigert’s The Interpreter, and Paola Ossa’s Remember When. She also collaborated as Associate Producer on Omri Dorani’s This Is Our Home (Cinequest 2019).
Amelia is bi-coastal with roots in both New York City and Los Angeles. She is currently in pre-production on her own debut short as writer / director. She is a proud member of NYWIFT and the Independent Filmmaker Project.
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