Amanda Jenks, Co-Founder and Director Greenacre Films

In 2014, Amanda was the Executive Producer on a three-part drama for ITV, The Widower, written by Jeff Pope, starring Reece Sheersmith and Sheridan Smith and directed by Paul Whittington. In 2012 she produced The Girl for HBO/BBC written by Gwyneth Hughes, directed by Julian Jarrold and starring Toby Jones, Sienna Miller and Imelda Staunton. It was nominated for three Golden Globes, nine BAFTAs and six Primetime Emmys.

She also produced Mysterious Creatures starring Brenda Blethyn and Timothy Spall, written by Gwyneth Hughes, winner of the Mental Health Media Award 2008; and The Grey Man, an adaptation of a short story by Andy McNab starring Daniel Ryan and Olivia Colman for BBC1.

Amanda’s previous film An Englishman in New York directed by Richard Laxton, starring John Hurt and Cynthia Nixon, won a Teddy Award for Best Actor at the Berlin Film Festival 2009, and Best Film at Hamburg. It was also nominated for three BAFTAs and was shortlisted for a Rose D’Or 2010 for Best Single Film.

Harriet Palmer