Amanda Pendolino is a Los Angeles-based screenwriter and script analyst who reads for studios, producers, and distributors around the globe. A former talent agency assistant, she has collaborated on both TV and film projects with various producers, directors, and actors. She enjoys silly comedies, stuffy period pieces, travel, live music, yoga and ice cream.

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stan lee
Featured Filmmakers
November 14, 2018
Stan Lee Quotes: 20 Pieces of Inspiration From the Legendary Creator
RIP Stan Lee. The legendary creator or co-creator of Marvel’s Black Panther, Spider-Man, the ...
filmmaking tricks
In The Industry
November 7, 2018
20 Tips and Tricks for Shooting Your Next Film
Directing a film is hard! Lighting, costumes, locations, permits, budgets, audio, actors, editing...
manic pixie dream girl
In The Industry
November 5, 2018
5 Screenwriting Cliches to Avoid
You’ve come up with a genius idea for a movie or TV show. It’s gonna be a hit! Well, it ...
first screenplay
In The Industry
October 11, 2018
Is Your Film or Script Ready for Hollywood?
You’ve written your first screenplay. Or maybe you’ve finished editing your first featur...
podcasts for filmmakers
In The Industry
October 3, 2018
The 8 Best Podcasts for Filmmakers
You’ve seen the movies, read the books, watched the YouTube videos – but have you listen...
contact a celebrity
In The Industry
September 26, 2018
How Star Power Can Help Your Documentary
You’re passionate about making a documentary – but how can you fund it? How can you get ...
In The Industry
September 19, 2018
Film Scoring: What You Need to Know
You’ve shot your film. Your actors killed it. Your shots look bomb. But what about the music? ...
actors should direct
In The Industry
September 12, 2018
6 Reasons Why Actors Should Direct a Film
Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star is Born, wowed everyone at the Toronto Film Festiva...
sound quality
In The Industry
September 7, 2018
8 Ways to Get Better Sound Quality in Your Film
Many filmmakers first think about how their film will look – but don’t forget about soun...