“Amanda’s work explores ideas of blood memory and Indigenous ideology.”
Amanda Strong is an Indigenous (Michif) filmmaker, media artist and stop motion artist currently based out of the unceded Coast Salish territory also known as Vancouver. Amanda’s work explores ideas of blood memory and Indigenous ideology. Her background in photography, illustration and media extend into her detailed award-winning works. Her films Indigo and Mia challenge conventional structures of storytelling in cinema and have screened internationally, most notably at Cannes, TIFF, VIFF, and Ottawa International Animation Festival.
Amanda was the recipient K.M. Hunter Artist Award for Film and Video, Vancouver Mayors Arts Awards for Emerging Film and Media Artist and most recently the recipient of The Clyde Gilmour Technicolor Award emerging artist, selected by Alanis Obomsawin. Her latest short animation Four Faces of the Moon will be premiering with CBC Short Docs and is being developed into a graphic novel. Amanda is currently developing Wheetago War and Sugar Bush, two new short animations as well as developing i her works into interactive spaces.