A recent graduate of USC School of Cinematic Arts, Amber is an up-and-coming, award-winning filmmaker. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Amber attended undergrad at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. There, she tripled majored in fine art, theater and film. Her design work in the theater has been published nationally in USITT's Sightlines magazine, while her short films have screened worldwide in Canada, the US and UK, winning several awards. While in undergrad, she received a Kodak grant for film, and shot her first 35mm project. At USC, she continued to expand her filmmaking career, producing, ADing, and crewing on a variety of projects. While at USC, Amber also directed two thesis films of her own. The first was an award-winning short documentary, "Secret Circles, Hidden Prayers". The second was a narrative short titled, "Growing Up Vegas", which has played numerous film festivals, and garnered awards for "Best Screenplay" , "Best Student Film", "Best Filmmaker" and “Best Online Short.” In addition, Amber's script "Stillwater Junction" has placed as a finalist and semi-finalist in several screenwriting competitions, including The Movie Deal! Screenplay Contest and WriteMovies.com International Writing Competition. Currently, Amber freelances in the film industry, frequently traveling back and forth from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. Her ultimate goal is to write and direct feature films. Presently she is completing her third feature script. She is also in development for a feature with an award-winning screen writer out of New York. They hope to begin production by early 2010.