Amanda Isdale

ABC - Development and Co-Production Manager, Children's Content

Amanda Isdale is the Development and Co-Production Manager for ABC Children’s Content, where she oversees a multi-genre slate of Children’s commissioned shows that delivers to the ABC Kids and ABC ME channels. She has over 16-years of experience producing, writing and directing children’s live-action and animated series for broadcasters and independent production companies throughout Australia, Canada and the UK.

Amanda is enthusiastic about working in children’s and youth television, and is passionate about providing an empowered and genuine platform for them to share their real stories and experiences in interesting and engaging ways. She creates content children find relevant, genuine and entertaining, while ensuring all perspectives and stories have the same opportunity of being heard so they see a true reflection of their diverse experiences on screen. Amanda has created and produced a number of formats for ABC Children’s channels, including the Prix Jeunesse award-winning What It’s Like. Some of her recent EP credits include Teenage Boss, The Deep, Spongo, Fuzz & Jalapena, Project Planet, Kick, and the Hope Works initiative.

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