Amanda Posey

13 April 2021

Amanda Posey is an Oscar and BAFTA nominated film producer. She set up Wildgaze Films in 1993, and now runs it together with her producing partner, Finola Dwyer.
Amanda started her career on The Comic Strip Presents, then moved to post-production supervisor for Stephen Woolley on Neil Jordan’s Oscar-winning The Crying Game and his follow up Interview With The Vampire (starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt). She followed this heading up film development at Scala Productions for Stephen Woolley and Nik Powell.
Her first film as producer was David Evans’ debut feature Fever Pitch, adapted by Nick Hornby from his own best-selling memoir, and starring Colin Firth. She subsequently produced 5 Seconds to Spare written & directed by Tom Connolly, starring Ray Winstone, Max Beesley and Andy Serkis. Amanda developed and co-produced the US remake of Fever Pitch alongside Alan Greenspan for Fox 2000. Adapted by Lowell Ganz & Babaloo Mandel, directed by the Farrelly Brothers, the US version (known as The Perfect Catch in the UK) substituted the Boston Red Sox for Arsenal, and starred Drew Barrymore and Jimmy Fallon.